FOLLOW US >


Build Your Log Home

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.
base64image_nrhwijamdw_Article274509_2017-09-26 15:46:22.968885.png
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?
base64image_hpzcmasopn_Article296405_20191107123144.jpeg
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...
MS - LTHS - 2018 -1
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...
base64image_zhkvvobzjt_Article296386_20191017113249.jpeg
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.
base64image_omgpvpcbng_Article296363_20190925183208.jpeg
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.
Kitchen-8-Edit_8542_2019-09-11_13-13
Honest Abe Now Offers Interior Design Services
After four decades in the business, this log home company takes it to the next level.
IMG_9570_8542_2019-09-03_12-43
Log Home Journey: Finally Living the Log Home Dream
With a few minor interior finishes and the exterior stain and landscape complete, the construction process has ended. Now, Gary...
base64image_peovqffdxp_Article296296_20190821135329.jpeg
Must-Have Tips for Building a Log Home on the Water
You’ll spend your time enjoying the views from your waterfront log home — not worrying about maintenance — when you follow thes...
Log Home in Front of a Lake or Pond
How to Safeguard Your Shoreline When Building a Waterfront Log Home
Save your “blank slates” for art and interior design projects. When it comes to landscaping a waterfront log home, starting fro...
None
Understanding the Nature of a Log & Timber Home Package
Join this free, one-hour webinar, led by Timberhaven.
base64image_hqqfhuptsj_Article296266_20190709162016.jpeg
Log Home Journey: Setting Up a Well Water Supply
Like many log homeowners living in rural areas, our Log Home Journey couple turns to a well to supply their water.
0M7A4559f_7556_2018-09-20_16-50
Five Easy Ways to Hardscape a Log Home
No good landscape job is complete without some hard, non-living materials to provide contrast. Even simple boulders can make na...
base64image_mwuitkuxla_Article296260_20190701100437.png
None
QUIZ: What's Your Dream Custom Home?
Figure out what kind of custom home you should build.
Building on a Sloped Site
Sloped Sites Vs. Flat Lots: Which Is Right For You?
Are you looking for a Rocky Mountain high or a little house on the prairie? Steep pitches and flatlands are the two ends of the...
Golden Eagle - Hybrid1
The Lowdown on Hybrids
This free article explains exactly what a log or timber hybrid is.
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.
Modern Masterpiece Exterior Landscaping
How to Know Your Soil Type and What to Plant in It
Before you head to the nursery this weekend, know your soil types and what grows best in them.