Log Home Design Options
From interior and exterior design tips, to profile and corner style examples, here you’ll find inspiration for making your dream home look just how you envisioned it.
1. In this Montana log home, trusses and massive posts provide structural support and a grandiose atmosphere in the spacious kitchen. It features custom solid black walnut cabinets, Emperador marble countertops and Italian Crema marble […]
There’s something endearing and timeless about a room wrapped in glass, whether you call it a sunroom, a three-season room or a four-season room. The biggest function for sunrooms is to be able to see […]
From Colorado to Wisconsin to Alabama, these log homes span the country and vary in both size and style. Think the exteriors are beautiful but want to see more? Click the photos below to tour the interiors […]
Consider all the implication of free-flowing plans.
By Mercedes Hayes
Open floor plans are all the rage in real estate these days, from old houses to new log homes. Even center-hall Colonials have made an attempt to […]
A couple’s hard work pays off in the home of their dreams.
Story by Roland Sweet
Photos courtesy of Coshocton Crest Lodge
Few people build their own log home these days, but some relish fixing up old ones. […]
When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.
Mountainsides, cliffs and slopes offer appealing views for log homes, but they also represent structural challenges and added construction costs. If you’re considering a cliffhanger, here’s how to take advantage of your site.
Reverse your layout. […]
Adding on involves planning, to match new logs to old.
By Jim Cooper
Log homes are planned and built to last. As time passes, you may find yourself needing more room. If so, consider an addition, especially […]
If cedar has such good natural preservatives, why doesn’t every log-home company sell cedar logs?
A: You’ve indirectly answered your own question. Buyers often wonder whether there’s a best wood for logs. Well, if there were, […]