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5 Tips for Choosing a Log Home Site

What should you look for when you’re shopping for land for your log home site? These five tips will help […]

Log Home Package/Kit Options

A la carte or all-inclusive — buying a log home starts with the parts of the log home package/kit.

The “package,” […]

Profiles & Corner Styles for Log Homes

When selecting the size, shape and look of the logs, the log home buyer is spoiled for choice. Here’s how […]

A Typical Log Home Construction Schedule

Follow along a typical log home construction sequence of events.

The entire construction process for a modest log home (built by […]

Popular Log Home Wood Species

A sampling of popular log home wood species and their attributes.

Northern White Cedar
Area harvested: Maine and Great Lakes states
Heartwood colors: […]

What is a Log Building System?

In addition to its superior good looks, a log building system works a little differently than conventional construction. Here’s how.

Most […]

The Step-by-Step Story of a Family Log Home

Over the course of the next year, we’ll follow the Murphys, a family who had big log home dreams to […]

Non-Log Materials Needed to Build Your Log Home

When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.

Non-Log Materials Needed to Build Your Log Home

When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.

Star Quality – Why the best log homes stand out from the rest

As you research log homes, you'll discover there are major differences in various types and brands of house logs, and this results in substantial differences in design and construction.