FOLLOW US >

Floor Plan Fundamentals

The secret to a perfect log home is in designing the perfect floor plan. Use the expert advice in this section to help plan the best log home for you.

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?
6.-ARCD-9746_8542_2020-03-09_17-44
10 Floor Plans Perfect for Outdoor Entertaining
If your vision of your log home includes porch doors that are always wide open to the great outdoors, these floor plans may be ...
base64image_ntkkqxvmgq_Article296486_20200128161913.jpeg
How to Turn Your Vision Into a Floor Plan
How to turn a good idea into a great floor plan.
base64image_seaqnnmoat_Article296485_20200128160258.jpeg
Design a Home to Suit Your Life Now AND in the Future
Your log or timber home’s layout should take your entire family’s present and future needs into account.
base64image_mihmpzvmex_Article296483_20200128124135.jpeg
Designing a Floor Plan for a Rental Cabin
If you're planning a log home for both personal use and profit, here are a few things to think about.
PrecisionCraft-Codys-Retreat_8542_2020-01-16_16-46
Tips for Building a Log Cabin Under 1,000 Square Feet
5 smart tips for building a log home you’ll love in 1,000-square-feet or less. Plus, example floor plans!
Builder Blueprint Plans for Home Building
The 10 Most Popular Log Home Floor Plans in 2019
Take a peek at the floor plans that stole the spotlight this year!
Unknown_8542_2019-12-10_12-43
Designing a Floor Plan for a Fresh Start
After this couple tragically lost their log home to the Tubbs Fire in Northern California, they worked with Coventry Log Homes ...
base64image_mpiwculjyl_Article296451_20191209122919.jpeg
Inside the Floor Plan: a "Rustic Chalet" for Retirement
Take an inside look at this couple's planning process for their log home getaway.
large--upper-level_8542_2019-11-07_12-14
Sample Floor Plans to Start Your Design With
Need a little inspiration to get your floor plan going? From petite to grand, try these samples on for size.
base64image_wpbsunyvun_Article296389_20191021100445.jpeg
7 Smart Strategies to Design the Perfect Floor Plan
Designing your log home is not only one of the most crucial phases of the process, it’s also the most fun! Our 7 smart strategi...
base64image_syegttjzks_Article296382_20191007183611.jpeg
Tufo_Sketchup_8542_2019-09-11_13-01
base64image_sskgfsrijx_Article296268_20190715112705.jpeg
Picking a Practical Floor Plan for a Log Home Dream
Former engineers George and Donna Latendresse knew building a log home together would be their toughest project. Located in the...
None
QUIZ: What's Your Dream Custom Home?
Figure out what kind of custom home you should build.
base64image_ofqamanyid_Article296232_20190530162041.jpeg
Designing an Open, Spacious Floor Plan
This couple shared a childhood dream of living in a log home. When it came time to design their floor plan, they focused on one...
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.
base64image_lnqzhgkqdl_Article296074_20190326113610.jpeg
Taking a Ranch from Basic to Beyond Belief
Learn about today's ranch-style homes and what makes them a smart choice, no matter your style or stage in life.