Find inspiration for your log home exterior with these planning, design, and maintenance tips.

5 Small Log Homes to Fall in Love Wtih
5 Small Log Homes You'll Fall in Love With
These charming, small log homes are just a few of the memorable cabins our staff has fallen in love with over the years.
Dutch Door
Have Pets? Install a Dutch Door for Instant Charm
If you're on the hunt to create a kid-friendly, pet-friendly environment, a Dutch door is the way to go.
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3 Easy Steps to Deck Maintenance
Seasonal maintenance is a must as your wood deck is constantly exposed to the elements. Make sure you are taking the correct ac...
How to Choose the Right Natural Stone for Your Home
Reducing maintenance and enhancing value can occur simply by choosing the perfect natural stone for your home.
Slideshow: Stunning Log Home Exteriors
Check out this slideshow of some of our favorite log home exteriors.
6 Drool-Worthy Log Home Exteriors
From Colorado to Wisconsin to Alabama, these log homes span the country and vary in both size and style.
Classic Design
Learn how to create a classic design for your log home based on the unique regional architecture of your land location.
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
Download this free article to learn more about how to maintain your logs without too much hassle.
Good Design: Connecting Your Home to the Outdoors | Environmental Design
Smart home design keeps an eye on nature and invites in the view.
outdoor spaces
How To Design Outdoor Living Spaces for Log Homes
With these design tips for log homes, you'll have an outdoor space that pleases both your aesthetic sensibilities and your budget.
Exotic Woods for Log Home Decks
Find the perfect exotic wood decking material for the outdoor living spaces on log homes.
Staining Options for Your Log Home
Color your log home with these not-so-plain staining materials.
Beauty and the Budget: How to Save Money on Your Yard
Follow these three simple steps to set yourself on the road to saving money while still achieving an impressive yard.
10 Steps to Designing Your Own Pond
How to build, stock and maintain this wonderful water feature for years of enjoyment.
Pleasing Pools
If you're ready to take the plunge, learn what pool options and accessories are out there before you buy.
All Docked Out
Create the perfect jumping off place for summer fun.
Night Lights
Why not make every night like a bright, beautiful moonlit night? You can if you include a thoughtful lighting design as part of...
Exterior Motives
An overview of design options that will determine the exterior look of your log home.
Under Spacious Skies
Move over, family room—full-fledged outdoor living is taking over.
Log Home Landscaping
A guide to designing the perfect landscape for your log home.