Plan to Save

Here are a few suggestions that can help you lower the final cost of a log home.
1 Educate yourself. The money you think you have saved in one phase may cost you in another.

2 Do the work yourself… if you have the time and knowledge. Thirty to 40 percent of the final cost of a […]

Classic Design

Learn how to create a classic design for your log home based on the unique regional architecture of your land location.

Guide to Building Your Log Home

Detailed "how to guide" to building a log home, covering everything from site locations to log raising to interior finishes.

Choosing a Log Company

This video outlines 6 helpful tips to guide you through the process of choosing a log company for your home by defining how companies are valued.

Video: Choosing Corners For Your Log Home

This video will discuss the different types of corner systems and construction methods available for your log home project.

Energy Efficiency 101

Watch this video to learn the basics of how to create a home with energy efficient designs that will save you money and decrease your footprint.

Video: Making a Small Home Feel Large

If you’re thinking of building your own cabin or cottage, you’ll need to be smart about your home’s final design.

Video: The Difference Between Log & Timber Homes

Log and timber homes are defined by the way they are built and the material they’re made from.

Build a Better Log Home

Think ahead before breaking ground. Here are four tips to avoid costly mistakes.

1 Properly orient your home on your building lot. Consider not only how each room takes in views, but also the sun’s path and prevailing winds. Also, make sure the location of your well and septic system doesn’t prevent you from making home […]

Sticking to a Construction Schedule

A realistic construction schedule can keep your log-home project on track.