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Dirt to Done

Go on the log home journey with Log Home Living as we follow real people who build their dream home from the ground up. We address common problems and the simple joys that come with making this commitment.

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.
Dirt to Done: Home Smarts
Jim and Michele Ducharme tackle a few final projects themselves, putting their smart-home know-how to work as their build winds...
Dirt to Done: A Strong Finish
Jim and Michele Ducharme select finishing materials that hint at nostalgia as they head toward the completion of their future h...
Coventry Dirt to Done Video: Episode Two
Coventry Dirt to Done Video: Episode Two
Join us for an interview with Mark Elliott of Coventry Log Homes and writer Mike Haskew as part of our "Dirt to Done" series. I...
Dirt to Done: From Mechanicals to Masonry
Jim and Michele Ducharme make several complex decisions about how their home looks and performs.
Dirt to Done Webinar: Behind the Scenes of Building a Dream Log Home
Get an inside look at the process of planning, designing and building a real log home in this free, on-demand webinar featuring...
Dirt to Done: Can I Get a Raise?
The day the logs are erected is a banner step in the log home building process. Jim and Michele Ducharme share their experience.
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.
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...
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 ...
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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Dirt to Done: The Big Reveal
This Wisconsin bachelor pad set the stage for romance and, now, married bliss in this final installation (the big reveal!) of o...
Dirt to Done: Finish Strong
As Zach Parmeter’s home building journey winds down, get inspired with a glimpse at the interior finishes of his log-and-timber...
Dirt to Done: Choosing Exterior Materials
A smart selection of materials come together on the exterior of this half-log hybrid home.
Dirt to Done: Mechanical Matters
Select and position your home’s utility systems carefully to ensure day-to-day comfort, improve efficiency and reduce long-term costs.
Dirt to Done: Step Inside the Rough-in Process
Far from dull, the rough-in process offers homeowners an opportunity to personalize the look and feel of their finished home.
Dirt to Done: What Happens During a Log Home Package Delivery
The latest update from our Dirt-to-Done log home journey:
How a Log Home Pro Designs His Own Floor Plan
In this installment of our Dirt to Done series, here’s a look at how Zach Parmeter approached the design process of his own home — and what he wishes he could change.

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