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The construction process is where you’ll start to see your log home dreams start to become a reality, all with the help of your hand-picked team. With that said, remember that you’re in control from the start. If you’re just as conscientious about choosing a builder as you were about drafting a floor plan, everything will come together to give you the home you’ve always wanted. Here, we share information on what to expect from your log home build and tips for making the process go as smoothly as possible.

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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 building a log home, perseverance and patience go a long way to crossing the finish line.
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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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Saying Hi to Hybrid Homes
Learn about the advantages of hybrid log homes.
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Taking a Green Approach to Your Log Home Design
A how-to guide on how you can lower your expenditures, reduce your impact on the environment and more.
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Seal Your Log Home
We’ve pulled together a rundown of the sealant products you might hear about and plan to use when building your log home.
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Be an Eco-Hero: Go Green
We’ve pulled four tips to having an efficient, environmentally responsible log home.
What to Expect When You're Expecting to Build a Log Home
What to Expect When You're Expecting to Build a Log Home
This free, one-hour webinar, led by log home expert, engineer and educator Alex Charvat and Log Home Living editor Donna Peak w...
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Your Log Home Construction Timeline
Every log home construction timeline is different depending on the contractor, weather and region, but an overview of the proc...
How Log Home Construction is Different From Covential Building Methods
How Log Home Construction is Different From Covential Building Methods
Learn how log walls come together a little differently than conventional construction.
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Log Home Construction
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Log Home Construction
What to expect when it's finally time to stop planning and start building your log home.
What is a Log Home Package?
What is a Log Home Package?
Buying a log home starts with the package, so make sure you know your options before building your dream home.
The Difference Between Machine-Milled and Handcrafted Log Homes
The Difference Between Machine-Milled and Handcrafted Log Homes
A quick guide on the difference between machine-milled and handcrafted log homes. Find out which building process works for you!
How Logs Become Walls
How Logs Become Walls
Not quite sure how a log home becomes a log home? Here's a basic guide on the whole process!
The Ultimate Log Home Wood Guide
The Ultimate Log Home Wood Guide
The ins and outs of wood species, their characteristics and what it takes to make them part of your log home.
7 Types of Popular Log Home Wood
7 Types of Popular Log Home Wood
Check out these 7 popular log home wood species to build the right home for you and your family.
Understanding Construction Loans
Understanding Construction Loans
If you are like most people, you need to borrow money to build your dream home. Follow this basic guide to understanding constr...
How to Pick the Perfect Piece of Land
How to Pick the Perfect Piece of Land
Looking for the perfect plot for your log home? These 5 tips will help make buying land easier than ever.
Your Pets Love the Log Home Lifestyle Too
Your Pets Love the Log Home Lifestyle Too
Clearly people aren’t the only ones who appreciate living in a log home! These four-legged friends look as comfortable as can be.
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...