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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 your log home more safe and savvy with these pioneering home-tech gizmos.
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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,...
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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'll have a charming outdoor light fixture that will give you a gre...
Enertia Home Self-Heating House
The Building Method That Results in Self-Heating Homes
Enertia’s Building System uses solid wood walls to replace siding, framing, insulation and paneling. The air flow creates a min...
Big Chill Classic Fridge
The Appliance That's So Popular There's a Waitlist
Vintage styling goes high tech with Big Chill’s super-efficient refrigerator that has the classic icebox look of days of yore w...
Solar Panel Roof Shingles 3-in-1 Roof
These Panels Combine Sustainable Energy With Curb Appeal
3 IN 1 ROOF offers a dual solution for anyone hesitant to purchase solar panels: They won’t stand out on your roof, and they wo...
Smart Home Systems Safety
Are Smart Home Systems Safe?
Voice-activated home systems are a tempting and fairly affordable luxury. But is smart-home tech a smart choice if you value pr...
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The Best Log and Timber Homes of 2019
Help us find the "Best of the Best" for the year!
Perma-Chink Workshop in Nashville
Industry Updates: Perma-Chink Hosts Two-Day Workshop
Industry leaders gathered to learn more about log and timber home trends, hear from guest speakers, and participate in product ...
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Three Great Rooms That Are Completely Awe-Inspiring
Embracing the “open-concept” ideal long before it was in vogue, the great room is the place where log home living is done. A wa...
Allenspark Charming Small Cabin
Reader Spotlight: A Charming Log Cabin in Allenspark, Colorado
This 1,000-square-foot cabin is filled to the brim with historic and handcrafted touches.
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A Modern Take on Old Western Style in Colorado
Looking as though it has endured for generations, this new log home pays homage to the land on which it sits.
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A North Georgia Cabin Transformed for Retirement Living
Faith, love, and vision combine to transform a log home into a picture-perfect North Georgia cabin.
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A Perfectly Customized Cabin in Montana
Though this charming, milled-log cabin may be small on space, it lives as large as the Big Sky countryside it calls home. See t...
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This Canadian Cabin Proves Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
A 15-year search for the perfect piece of property has sublime results for one very patient man.
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The Best Time to Prune Trees and Shrubs
Knowing when and how to prune trees and shrubs can be a mystery for the weekend gardener. Follow these tips to a happier, healt...
Reader Spotlight Little Estes
Reader Spotlight: A Cabin That Brings a "Little Estes" to Bonne Terre, Missouri
A Missouri couple builds their dream cabin to escape the "business of life."