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Cost-Saving Tips

Expert advice on how to keep costs down following the construction of a log home or log cabin, including tips for saving money on your water bill, efficient heating & cooling, lowering your electric bill, and other cost-saving tips.

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Making a Luxury Log Home on a Budget
If the phrase “champagne taste on a beer budget” means something to you, take heart. We’ve got a few tricks that will quench your thirst to bring a little luxury to your log home.
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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 ...
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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.
7 Surprising Ways to Save on Your Electricity Bill
7 Surprising Ways to Save on Your Electricity Bill
We all know you should always turn the lights off when you leave a room … or should you? Read on for unexpected tricks to cut d...
3 Ways to Conserve Water and Lower Your Bill
3 Ways to Conserve Water and Lower Your Bill
The average American uses 25,300 gallons of water each year. Reducing your water usage will not only lower your monthly bill, i...
How to Ensure Your Windows are Eco-Friendly
How to Ensure Your Windows are Eco-Friendly
The windows in your log home likely frame one of your favorite features: the view. But they also can be top energy wasters. The...
How to Heat and Cool Your Log Home Efficiently
How to Heat and Cool Your Log Home Efficiently
Heating and cooling systems account for more than half of your home’s electricity consumption. The more efficient your systems ...
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Ditch Outdated Appliances to Save Energy
Replacing outdated appliances may be expensive, but your wallet and the environment will thank you in the long run.
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The Best Eco-Friendly Lights for Your Log Home
Lighting takes up a large part of your homes energy. Make it efficient to save money and the environment.
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This Solar-Powered Water-Pumping System is Great for Off-Grid-Living
This product solves all problems of electricity and water, so you can continue to live as deep into nature as you please.
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9 Energy-Saving Tips to Maximize Savings
9 smart steps you can take to minimize your energy use and maximize your savings.
Time is Your Ally
Time is Your Ally: Why It's Smart to Wait to Build
The log home construction process can be tiresome, but there’s plenty to do while you’re waiting to build.
Smart Budget Strategies for Your Log Home
Smart Budget Strategies for Your Log Home
Simple but smart strategies to get the most bang for your log home buck.
Creating an Affordable Log Home
Creating the Affordable Log Home
Here are some tips on how to build your dream log home without putting yourself in debt.
Why You Should Switch to LED Lighting
Why You Should Switch to LED Lighting
According to electronics manufacturer GE, there are a number of reasons to ditch incandescent, halogen and even CFLs in favor o...
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Backyard Greenhouses: Get Fresh Vegetables Year-Round
Backyard greenhouses can boost your gardening efforts all year-round
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Heart Wood vs Sap Wood: What Does It Mean?
What does heart wood and sap wood mean for your house?
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What Does Early Wood and Late Wood Mean?
Learn about early wood and late wood so you pick the best type of log for your dream home.
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The Importance of Log Strength for Your Home
Learn about the importance of a strong log so you pick the best wood for your home.
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Why Cheap Land Doesn't Mean An Inexpensive Build
There are reasons why the land might be cheap. Build your dream log home smart with more tips