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Your Guide to Daylight Basements
Your Guide to Daylight Basements
Is a daylight basement right for your log home? We examine the key factors to consider.
No-Sweat Landscapes
No-Mainenance Landscaping Options for the Cabin
Focusing on no-maintenance landscaping options helps you enjoy your property more and make the most out of your log home’s curb...
The Logs Have Arrived!
Why Your Relationship with Your Builder is Crucial During the Construction Phase
It’s finally log delivery day for Becky and Gary, and through all their excitement, they realize the most important player in t...
Hypertufa How-To
Learn How to Make This Hypertufa Trough
Instead of blowing your budget and your back, make a hypertufa trough like this one.
HomeZada: The 21st Century To-Do List
The App That Will Keep You on Budget
The HomeZada app keeps you on budget during your log home renovation.
Recreating Fort King
How a Log Manufacturer Restored Fort King in Florida
A historic Florida fort gets a little re-fortification of its own, thanks to a New York log manufacturer.
Adding on to Your Log Home
Log Home Additions: How to Add On
Expanding your current home could be the answer, and though a log home is a little tricky when it comes to additions, it’s tota...
golden eagle log and timber homes
Log Home Road Trip to Wisconsin: Log Home Companies
Check out these awesome Wisconsin log home companies to help you build your dream place.
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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.
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 ...
5 High-Tech Products for Your Log Home
5 High-Tech Products for Your Log Home
High-tech homes are where it’s at, even in a rustic, all-natural log home. These cool home-technology products could make your ...
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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!
5 Ways to Add Water Conservation to Your Home
5 Ways to Add Water Conservation to Your Home
Focusing on your log home landscape’s water conservation strategies saves time, money and the environment.
Build a DIY Wine Rack
Build a DIY Wine Rack
Exceptional details give this easy DIY project that coveted pro touch.
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The 3 Most Common Home Improvement Scams—and How to Avoid Them
Know how to recognize the signs of scammers so you can pick the right contractor for the job.
PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes Goes International
PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes Goes International
Beautiful log homes are sought after around the world. PrecisionCraft Log and Timber Homes is working to share their passion wi...
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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.