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20 Tips for the Perfect Floor Plan
The vision of your log home finally takes shape in the design phase.
Log Home Sacrifices
The Sacrifices of Building a Log Home
The log home journey isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon. And as Sean Murphy and his family discovered in the sacrifices of buildin...
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Choosing Logs
Deciding on a log package - One of the key moments in purchasing a log home. How do you know that you are making the right choice?
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Builder or General Contractor? It's Your Choice
Great advice for picking the right people to build your dream home.
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A Pennsylvania Log Home on the River
For a Pennsylvania couple with a passion for boating, this new log home on a one-acre slice of land on the Allegheny River is t...
Woodsmith Craft Box
Build This Clever Storage Box
More storage is always handy, so here’s a stylish way to sort crafts, tackle and clutter.
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What You Need to Know About Homesteading
What’s it like to truly live the simple life? Bona fide homesteaders share their tips for rural independence and debt-free log ...
Builder Blueprint Plans for Home Building
Designing the Ultimate Energy-Efficient Floor Plan
See how these homeowners customized a floor plan to make their log home LEED to a T.
Clean Indoor Air
What You Need to Know About Clean Indoor Air
We often take indoor-air quality for granted, but the fact is that the air inside your home can have more concentrated pollutan...
Modern Masterpiece Exterior Landscaping
How to Know Your Soil Type and What to Plant in It
Before you head to the nursery this spring, know your soil types and what grows best in them.
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The 2019 Jerry Rouleau Awards Winners
These homes are all award-winners, and it's easy to see why! Scroll below to tour each one.
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This Canadian Log Home is a Modern Masterpiece
Red cedar, a fir timber frame and wall after wall of glass define a Canadian lakeside home that is as cutting edge as it is gro...
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Where Does the Money Go?
Golden Eagle Log & Timber Homes give you a general idea of just where your money is going when building your dream home.
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A Step-By-Step Guide for Springtime Log Home Construction
What to expect when it’s finally time to break ground on your log home. Plus, a few smart ideas to make—and keep—your new home ...
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5 Dreamy Log Home Sleeping Porches
A throwback to yesteryear, sleeping porches are making a big comeback. Not only do they embody summertime relaxation, they also...
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Smart Technology to Make Your Log Home Safer and More Comfortable
Log homes may give you the warm, cozy feeling of days gone by, but they should live like they’re part of the 21st century. Make...
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Taking a Ranch from Basic to Beyond Belief
Learn about today's ranch-style homes and what makes them a smart choice, no matter your style or stage in life.
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Pick a Plan, Make It Yours
Every step of the log or timber home-building journey is filled with decisions, but before you can make any of those decisions,...
Wiring and Ductwork
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 ...
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Light Up Your Backyard With These DIY Outdoor Chandeliers
Follow our guide for this repurposed DIY masterpiece and you have a charming outdoor light fixture that will give you a great r...