Before breaking ground on your own log home project, check out our log home building tips, put together to offer expert advice on hiring professionals, choosing materials and navigating the construction process.
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 success is proper application. Here’s how “chinking” is done.
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.
What Is Log Grading, and Why Should You Care?
Does Log Size Affect House Size?
Outdoor Design to Protect Your Home in Natural Disasters
You can’t prevent extreme weather and natural threats, but with strategic design, you can protect your log home from them.
Understanding the Nature of a Log & Timber Home Package
Join this free webinar, led by Timberhaven Log & Timber Homes.
The Lowdown on Hybrids
This free article explains exactly what a log or timber hybrid is.
Log Home Journey: Getting a Log Home Wired for Electricity
With the shell enclosed and the home weather tight, the next step in the construction of Gary and Becky’s log home is to power ...
Are Smart Home Systems Safe?
Voice-activated home systems are a tempting and fairly affordable luxury. But is smart-home tech a smart choice if you value pr...
Can You Build SIPs in Log Homes?
How can SIPs (structural insulated panels) benefit log homes? We went straight to the source to find the answers.
How to Expand + Renovate a Log Home
Sometimes, you need a change of plans... floor plans that is. Find out all you need to know about expanding a renovating your l...
7 Types of Popular Log Home Wood
Check out these 7 popular log home wood species to build the right home for you and your family.
The Best Eco-Friendly Lights for Your Log Home
Lighting takes up a large part of your homes energy. Make it efficient to save money and the environment.
Exotic Wood Options: Are They Worth It?
There’s been a lot of talk lately about exotic wood. It intrigues buyers and creative home builders, and that curiosity leads t...
The Importance of Log Strength for Your Home
Learn about the importance of a strong log so you pick the best wood for your home.
5 Structural Design Details to Incorporate
If a log shell is like a finely tailored suit or a custom-designed dress, then a home's architectural details are the jewelry t...
Thru Bolt Basics for Log Homes
Log home manufacturers may use the term “thru bolt." For the log home manufacturers that do use them, you may wonder what it is...
Value Propositions: Stone Masonry
When you’re building a new home, there are so many items to select, you will literally make hundreds of decisions as you go thr...