Log Home Materials

Here you’ll find valuable information about the wide array of building materials there are to choose from.

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,” (sometimes referred to as the “kit”) is the starting point of log homes for obvious […]

WINTER IS COMING: Find the right heating option for your home

The facts behind three of today’s most popular home heating sources.

How to Choose an Area Rug

Points to consider that will help in your quest for the ideal rug for you and your home.

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.

Heating and Cooling for Your Log Home

When it comes to heating and cooling your log home, the best strategy may be to divide and conquer.
By Donna Peak

Have you heard of a ductless mini-split heating/cooling system? Don’t despair – many people in […]

Proving the Energy Benefits of Log Homes

Testing has shown that though the R-value of a log is technically low, log homes are energy efficient. Read on to learn about the energy benefits of log homes.
By Rob Pickett

The log home industry has […]

Value Propositions: Stone Masonry

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 (about things […]

How to Manage Wood Shrinkage in Log Homes

Learn more about wood shrinkage and how to handle the resulting settlement instead of trying to avoid it altogether.

Wood shrinkage and the resulting settlement and movement are not problems but characteristics of working with a […]

Log Home Fix-Its: DIY or Hire A Pro?

All homes suffer damage of one kind or another–but when it happens, do you DIY or hire a pro? Some repairs you can do yourself. Others will need an expert.

Accidental Damage
You may accidentally mar the […]