getting started

Getting Started

Embarking on the journey of building your dream home can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling things you ever do. It can also be one of the most daunting, to say the least! That’s why we’re here to help. By using our Getting Started form below, we hope to steer you in the right direction by offering suggestions on how best to proceed with your project.


 

Inspection Checklist

Four problems to watch out for when buying a used log home.

Sticking to a Construction Schedule

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

Restoring a Neglected Log Home

Take your log home from grunge to glory in 4 steps.

Before You Break Ground

Answer these questions to make sure you’re ready to build.
By Jim Cooper

1. Do you own the land where your home will be built?
This might seem obvious, but homes are started every year on the assumption […]

All About Log Homes

This free infographic answers many of the basic questions people have about log homes today.

10 Ways to Make a Small Space Feel Large

Taking advantage the space you have is a great way to enhance the functionality of every inch of your home.

Planning a Sentimental Journey Vacation Cabin

An unexpected purchase leads one Wisconsin couple on a path toward the vacation cabin of their dreams

Off the Radar: Local Secrets of Our Top 10 Log Home Locations

From the best fishing holes to the annual festivals everyone waits for, learn the secrets only the locals know about our Top 10 Log Home Locations.

Planning Help Online

Make your furniture planning a breeze with these programs that will simulate your room's design-no heavy lifting required.

Planning Help Online

Want to know what your home’s finishing materials (countertops, windows, cabinets, floors) will look like before you plunk down your hard-earned cash? Check out these online visualization tools.