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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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Log Home Road Trip to Wisconsin: Dine and Shop
Find the best places to dine and stop in Wisconsin on our log home road trip.
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Log Home Road Trip to Wisconsin: Attractions and Adventures
When someone mentions Wisconsin, three things immediately come to mind: Great Lakes, great football and great dairy products. B...
3 Ways to Conserve Water and Lower Your Bill
3 Ways to Conserve Water and Lower Your Bill
The average American uses 25,300 gallons of water each year. Reducing your water usage will not only lower your monthly bill, i...
How to Ensure Your Windows are Eco-Friendly
How to Ensure Your Windows are Eco-Friendly
The windows in your log home likely frame one of your favorite features: the view. But they also can be top energy wasters. The...
How to Heat and Cool Your Log Home Efficiently
How to Heat and Cool Your Log Home Efficiently
Heating and cooling systems account for more than half of your home’s electricity consumption. The more efficient your systems ...
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Reader Submitted: 9 Log Home Vacation Spots
Get a personal feel for some amazing log home destinations, courtesy of our readers!
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Ditch Outdated Appliances to Save Energy
Replacing outdated appliances may be expensive, but your wallet and the environment will thank you in the long run.
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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.
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This Solar-Powered Water-Pumping System is Great for Off-Grid-Living
This product solves all problems of electricity and water, so you can continue to live as deep into nature as you please.
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Log Home Floor Plan: Check Out This Ranch Hybrid
For his 5-acre site near a county park around Lake Wazeecha in Wisconsin, Zach Parmeter wanted a home that would fit in to the ...
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9 Energy-Saving Tips to Maximize Savings
9 smart steps you can take to minimize your energy use and maximize your savings.
National Log Homes Month Giveaways
National Log Homes Month Giveaways
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This Old Mining Ghost Town is For Sale
Ever dreamed of owning a California mining ghost town? Us either. But it's still eerily cool to see these untouched log home bu...
Time is Your Ally
Time is Your Ally: Why It's Smart to Wait to Build
The log home construction process can be tiresome, but there’s plenty to do while you’re waiting to build.
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Sagamore: The National Historic Landmark in the Adirondacks
This historic camp near the Adirondacks represents the resiliency and the spirit of log homes.
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Importance of HERS Score for Your Log Home
Understanding the HERS Index is important for your home to achieve top energy efficiency.
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Visit a Log Bed-And-Breakfast in St.Louis
A log bed-and-breakfast welcomes visitors to the heart of St. Louis, Missouri.
Happy Log Day
Celebrate Log Cabin Day in Michigan
Michigan celebrates its cabin heritage.

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