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.

 


Planning Your Log Home’s Driveway

Your driveway is literally your road to log home dream fulfillment. Ensure you’re on solid ground during construction and beyond.
By Donna Peak

Your driveway. Digging it is the first step in your log home construction journey […]

Building a Log Home in Bad Weather

Old Man Winter is on the doorstep. Is it ok to start construction on your log home?
You’ve got your design finalized and you’re chomping at the bit to build. But it’s not spring. You’re outside […]

Value Propositions: Exterior Doors

When you’re building a new home, there are so many items to select, you will literally make hundreds of decisions as you go through the process. Having a firm idea of your budget is critical. […]

Crack the Code on Log Home Construction

There is a national standard by which all log homes in the United States should be built. Make sure your builder knows it.
By Rob Pickett

Log homes spark the imagination with images of pioneers, ax in […]

Building a Log Home: the Step-by-Step Breakdown

The entire construction process for a modest log home (built by a pro) ranges from four to six months, but it can run a year or more for large or complex designs. Factors that affect […]

Focus on Financing

All too often, we figure out how much we think we can budget for a mortgage and expect a lender to agree. Unfortunately, financing doesn’t work that way. To get an idea of how much […]

Learning Logs

Whether you plan to build your own home or just want to understand the building process as it unfolds, there's a learning opportunity right for you.

The Ups and Downs of Building on a Slope

Learn the advantages of building a log home on a slope, while also understanding the potential challenges a hilly property may present.

Building Green From The Ground Up

Learn how to incorporate environment-friendly living methods into the details, construction and design of your new log home.

Universal Design

Learn the major factors of designing a functional and stylish log home that's accessible for people at any age.