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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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What You Need to Know About Property Easements
When you own a piece of property, are you the only one who has the right to access it? We take a look at the world of property ...
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This Grill is a Must-Have for Outdoor Entertaining
Where there's a grill, there's a way...
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Must-Have Tips for Building a Log Home on the Water
You’ll spend your time enjoying the views from your waterfront log home — not worrying about maintenance — when you follow thes...
Log Home in Front of a Lake or Pond
How to Safeguard Your Shoreline When Building a Waterfront Log Home
Save your “blank slates” for art and interior design projects. When it comes to landscaping a waterfront log home, starting fro...
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Understanding the Nature of a Log & Timber Home Package
Join this free webinar, led by Timberhaven Log & Timber Homes.
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Picking a Practical Floor Plan for a Log Home Dream
Former engineers George and Donna Latendresse knew building a log home together would be their toughest project. Located in the...
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Log Home Road Trip: Georgia
See why the Peach State is so ripe with log home possibilities!
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Perfectly Patriotic Log Homes
These historic and rustic spaces each celebrate America in their own way–from patriotic front porches to histories that hearken...
National Log Homes Month
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QUIZ: What's Your Dream Custom Home?
Figure out what kind of custom home you should build.
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Designing an Open, Spacious Floor Plan
This couple shared a childhood dream of living in a log home. When it came time to design their floor plan, they focused on one...
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Making a Luxury Log Home on a Budget
If the phrase “champagne taste on a beer budget” means something to you, take heart. We’ve got a few tricks that will quench yo...
Cozy Log Cabin Living Room
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving to a Log Cabin
The Cabin Diary blogger, Megan Schetzsle, breaks down what it's really like to downsize into a log cabin.
Reader Spotlight Connecticut
Reader Spotlight: A Connecticut Log Home Just Minutes From the City
This family hit the jackpot with a hidden gem that's just a quick drive from civilization.
Remote, Mountain Building Site
What You Need to Know About Remote Building Sites
Choosing a remote building site has its host of rewards, but it also poses some challenges. If getting away from it all is what...
Building on a Sloped Site
Sloped Sites Vs. Flat Lots: Which Is Right For You?
Are you looking for a Rocky Mountain high or a little house on the prairie? Steep pitches and flatlands are the two ends of the...