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Log Home Construction

Construction is the most critical phase of the log-home buying process, but there’s no reason it should be difficult or stressful. Knowing how the process unfolds will allow you to preview the work ahead and know who’s responsible for making sure everything goes according to plan.

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Gastineau Log Homes Free Unico Heating/Cooling System Giveaway
Purchase A Deluxe Log Home Package From Gastineau Log Homes During the Month of December 2018 And Receive a Free Unico HVAC System!
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 buildin...
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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.
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The Lowdown on Hybrids
This free article explains exactly what a log or timber hybrid is.
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A Step-By-Step Guide for Springtime Log Home Construction
What to expect when it’s finally time to break ground on your log home. Plus, a few smart ideas to make—and keep—your new home ...
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Saying Hi to Hybrid Homes
Learn about the advantages of hybrid log homes.
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Taking a Green Approach to Your Log Home Design
A how-to guide on how you can lower your expenditures, reduce your impact on the environment and more.
Can You Build SIPs in Log Homes?
Can You Build SIPs in Log Homes?
How can SIPs (structural insulated panels) benefit log homes? We went straight to the source to find the answers.
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What Happens When You Hire a Bad Subcontractor
Finding the right subcontractor is an important step in the construction process, but sometimes we hire the wrong person. Learn...
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Your Log Home Construction Timeline
Every log home construction timeline is different depending on the contractor, weather and region, but an overview of the proc...
How Log Home Construction is Different From Covential Building Methods
How Log Home Construction is Different From Covential Building Methods
Learn how log walls come together a little differently than conventional construction.
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Log Home Construction
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Log Home Construction
What to expect when it's finally time to stop planning and start building your log home.
The Difference Between Machine-Milled and Handcrafted Log Homes
The Difference Between Machine-Milled and Handcrafted Log Homes
A quick guide on the difference between machine-milled and handcrafted log homes. Find out which building process works for you!
How Logs Become Walls
How Logs Become Walls
Not quite sure how a log home becomes a log home? Here's a basic guide on the whole process!
Understanding Construction Loans
Understanding Construction Loans
If you are like most people, you need to borrow money to build your dream home. Follow this basic guide to understanding constr...
Adding on to Your Log Home
Log Home Additions: How to Add On
Expanding your current home could be the answer, and though a log home is a little tricky when it comes to additions, it’s tota...
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3 Common Home Improvement Scams and How to Avoid Them
Know how to recognize the signs of scammers so you can pick the right contractor for the job.
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What is a Structural Envelope and Why You Should Focus on It
Seal your home correctly to save money and energy with a structural envelope.
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Your Guide to Log Home Foundations
Log homes have a choice of four different types of foundation. Which one should you choose?
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Why Do Some Logs Have Cracks in Them?
Ever wonder why some logs have cracks in them while others don't? Find out how this happens and when you need to be concerned.