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Log Home Step-by-Step

Without the proper resources at hand, building your dream home can sometimes be overwhelming. In this section you’ll find a wide variety of articles that guide you through the building process, every step of the way.


 

Plan to Save

Here are a few suggestions that can help you lower the final cost of a log home.
1 Educate yourself. The money you think you have saved in one phase may cost you in another.

2 Do […]

Classic Design

Learn how to create a classic design for your log home based on the unique regional architecture of your land location.

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

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.

Video: Making a Small Home Feel Large

If you’re thinking of building your own cabin or cottage, you’ll need to be smart about your home’s final design.

Video: The Difference Between Log & Timber Homes

Log and timber homes are defined by the way they are built and the material they’re made from.

Build a Better Log Home

Think ahead before breaking ground. Here are four tips to avoid costly mistakes.

1 Properly orient your home on your building lot. Consider not only how each room takes in views, but also the sun’s path […]

Lowdown on the Draw

Once you’ve gotten construction financing, you’ll need to figure out how to allocate the money while the home is being built. You’d be foolish to pay for the entire project upfront, but you can’t wait […]

Russian Log-Home Architecture

Wood is the foundation of some of the world’s greatest historical construction projects, and Russia’s rich history of architectural beauty is no exception to this.