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Plan Your Log Home

Planning a log home or log cabin involves more than just the floor plan; here you'll find expert advice on everything you need to get started, including budgeting, buying land, geographic regions, choosing logs, and more.

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The 10 Most Popular Log Home Floor Plans in 2019
Take a peek at the floor plans that stole the spotlight this year!
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5 Solutions to Save Money During Construction
Our resident builder shares his top five solutions to save money during the construction of your log home.
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5 Tips to Generate Cleaner Indoor Air
Use these tips and tricks to keep your indoor air clean and breathe a little easier.
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Designing a Floor Plan for a Fresh Start
After this couple tragically lost their log home to the Tubbs Fire in Northern California, they worked with Coventry Log Homes ...
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Inside the Floor Plan: a "Rustic Chalet" for Retirement
Take an inside look at this couple's planning process for their log home getaway.
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Construction bid
What Type of Bid is Right for Your Project?
Builders charge for their time and expertise. Here’s what it means to you.
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Sample Floor Plans to Start Your Design With
Need a little inspiration to get your floor plan going? From petite to grand, try these samples on for size.
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A Primer on Log Packages
Figure out what you need — and what you’ll get — from the different log cabin package options. In general, you’ll find three l...
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The 4 S's of Picking a Log Package
Forget the three R’s. When it comes to selecting your log package, it’s the four S’s that rule the school.
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Expert Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions
When building a log home, it's only natural to have more than a few questions. Luckily, the experts at our Log & Timber Home Sh...
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7 Smart Strategies to Design the Perfect Floor Plan
Designing your log home is not only one of the most crucial phases of the process, it’s also the most fun! Our 7 smart strategi...
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How Log Homes Are Sold
Today’s competitive market helps you target the log home company that’s right for you.
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Our Go-To Resource for Log Home Appraising Information
Sometimes the difference between a fair appraisal and an unfair one is an informed appraiser.
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7 Tips for Insuring Your Log Home
The time to reach out to your insurance agent is before you’ve purchased land, signed a contract or written a check to anyone. ...
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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.
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Log Home Road Trip: Minnesota
If you’re searching for inspiration for your own log home, a tour around The North Star State may be in order — and we have som...