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Expert advice for building a log home or log cabin, including advice on log home construction, energy-efficient building, roofing options, windows, insulation tips, wood & log choices, landscaping and log home kit options.

Log Home Sacrifices
The Log Home Journey: The Sacrifices of Building a Log Home
The log home journey isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon. And as Sean Murphy and his family discovered in the sacrifices of building a log home, perseverance and patience go a long way to crossing the finish line.
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Dirt to Done: Set Your Sites on Success
Jim and Michele Ducharme take the crucial next step of their log home odyssey — they prepare the property for construction.
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Coventry Dirt to Done Video: Episode One
As part of our "Dirt to Done" series, join us for an interview with Coventry's Mark Elliott and writer Mike Haskew as they talk...
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Dirt to Done: The Best Laid Plans
With feet firmly grounded in the present but an eye turned toward the future, the Ducharmes embark on one of the most exciting ...
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Curb Enthusiasm: Breaking Down Exterior Styles
From mountain-modern to midcentury, we identify the exterior details that define 5 favorite exterior styles.
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Dirt to Done: The Maine Event
Our popular project chronicle is back with a brand-new log home! Follow along the journey of planning, designing and building a...
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Stay Grounded in a Single-Story Home
For years, single-story homes have topped future owners’ most-wanted lists. Here’s what you need to know to craft the perfect u...
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Exploring the Advantages of Engineered Timbers For Your Log Home
Engineered timbers offer log home buyers another wood option.
Log Home Roof Guide
Your Guide to Log Home Roofing
Here's how to ensure your roof is safe, attractive AND energy efficient:
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Chinking 10
That “white stuff” between the logs plays a much larger role than helping to identify a log home from the pack. The key to its ...
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Our Top Tips for Energy Independence
There are a lot of really good reasons to go off the grid. Just be sure you have the right approach.
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The Essential Homesteader's Garden
Prep, grow, can, eat: Plant now for feasts throughout the year.
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Your Guide to Off-Grid Homes
Ready to go off-grid? Here's what you need to know to plan, build and enjoy an off-grid home!
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Expert Advice: Managing Expectations While Building a Custom Home
Building a dream home in the real world may feel at odds at times, but a healthy attitude and practical approach will help you ...
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What to Know About Hybrid Homes
Want a natural-yet-eclectic-yet-classic place to call home? Going hybrid just might be the answer.
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Pro Tips for a More Resilient Log Home
Log and timber homes are strong by their very nature. Here’s how to make them even stronger.
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What Is Log Grading, and Why Should You Care?
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Q+A: Is a Natural Look Possible With a Metal Roof?

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