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