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Expert advice for building a log home or log cabin, including advice on log home construction, energy-efficient building, roofing options, windows, insulation tips, wood & log choices, landscaping and log home kit options.

Log Home Sacrifices
The Log Home Journey: 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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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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2020 Spring & Summer Virtual Home Show
Join the ALL NEW 2020 Spring & Summer Virtual Home Show!
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Dirt to Done: What Happens During a Log Home Package Delivery
The latest update from our Dirt-to-Done log home journey:
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Construction Helmets
Should You Build Your Home Yourself or Hire a Pro?
Time, ability and legality will determine whether the best route for your log home construction.
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Five Reasons Solid Wood Homes Make Sense
Here are five reasons why a full log home is a smart decision and not just a pretty face.
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How a Log Home Pro Designs His Own Floor Plan
In this installment of our Dirt to Done series, here’s a look at how Zach Parmeter approached the design process of his own hom...
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5 Solutions to Save Money During Construction
Our resident builder shares his top five solutions to save money during the construction of your log home.
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How a Pro Picks Land for His Log Home
Want to know how a pro goes about picking the right property and preparing it for building? Check in with third-generation log ...
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Blooms to Beat the Winter Blues
When the ground is blanketed in white, keep the color going year-round with plants that pop.
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5 Steps to Find the Perfect Builder
Enlisting the services of an experienced, professional builder will speed up construction and greatly reduce the chance for er...
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A Primer on Log Packages
Figure out what you need — and what you’ll get — from the different log cabin package options. In general, you’ll find three l...
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Expert Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions
When building a log home, it's only natural to have more than a few questions. Luckily, the experts at our Log & Timber Home Sh...
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How Log Homes Are Sold
Today’s competitive market helps you target the log home company that’s right for you.
Zach Parmeter of Golden Eagle
Dirt to Done: Follow Along in Our New Series
Zach Parmeter, a third-generation log home producer, begins his journey to create a new custom log-and-timber home of his own.
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Outdoor Design to Protect Your Home in Natural Disasters
You can’t prevent extreme weather and natural threats, but with strategic design, you can protect your log home from them.