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.
How to compare kits to get the best price quote for your logs.
Perhaps the most frustrating challenge facing log-home shoppers is comparing prices quoted by different companies. It seems that no two kits are alike. […]
There are log and timber homes all across this country, but there are some towns where they seem to just fit in perfectly. Here are three examples of those towns! Click a photo below for more […]
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, […]
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 […]
Play up your log look by basing it on regional styles.
An appeal of building your log home is the opportunity to design it as you like. Doubts set in, however, because A) most people […]
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.
This video will discuss the different types of corner systems and construction methods available for your log home project.