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.

Building on a Slope

Mountainsides, cliffs and slopes offer appealing views for log homes, but what are the challenges when it comes to building […]

Upsizing in Place: Adding On to Your Log Home

Adding on to your log home involves careful planning and budgeting. Here are some important things to consider.
By Jim Cooper

Log homes […]

Why Every Log-Home Company Doesn’t Sell Cedar Logs

If cedar logs have such good natural preservatives, why doesn’t every log-home company sell them?

 

Are cedar logs truly the best […]

8 Smart Ways to Cut Costs When Building a Log House

How can you cut costs when building a log house? A bit of time and effort could pay off in the […]

Classic Design

Play up your log look by basing it on regional styles.

An appeal of building your log home is the opportunity […]

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.

Video: 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: Innovative Homebuilding Techniques

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.