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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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Log Home Sacrifices
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.
Coventry Log Homes Celebrates 25 Years
Coventry Log Homes Celebrates 25 Years
It’s a Silver Anniversary for Coventry Log Homes!
Canada's True North Log Home Named Manufacturer of the Year
Canada’s True North Log Homes Named Manufacturer of the Year
True North Log Homes was an obvious choice in a crowded field of contenders for the Building Systems Councils’ first ever award.
The 2017 Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Home Design Winners
The 2017 Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Home Design Winners
May we present the Winning log and timber entries, as well as the Homes of Distinction (the runners up) of the 2017 Jerry Roule...
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What's the Difference Between a Builder and a General Contractor?
Relationships, accountability and service lie at the heart of who you should hire to oversee the construction of your log home....
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The Log Home Journey: Decorate a Kitchen on a Budget
The kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and as the Murphys’ house inches closer to completion, they don’t miss a beat when ...
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The Keys to a Log Home Renovation
Finding that “diamond in the rough” property is all the rage these days. But what does it take to go through a log home renovat...
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The Log Home Journey: How to Make Moving Day Easy
The Murphy family has reached their destination! After years of planning and months of construction, they've finally moved into...
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Laying the Groundwork for Success
Every strong and beautiful log home starts with a solid foundation.
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Sweat Equity
Sean and Amanda catch a glimpse of the finish line and decide it’s time to invest some of their own labor and talents to the co...
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Construction & Maintenance Improvements
Insiders weigh in on the ways the log home industry has improved construction and maintenance over the past decade.
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Meeting Challenges in Log Home Construction
Sean and his team address some of the most challenging issues in log home construction: Running the mechanicals.
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The Logs Are Going Up!
The logs have arrived, and as the Murphys watch their home take shape, they are introduced to a very special member of the cons...
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Breaking New Ground
The Murphys prep their New Jersey site as the logs are fabricated a thousand miles away in Montana. Click here to follow their ...
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9 Tips for Building a Log Home in Snow Country
When the weather outside is frightful, the most important thing is to have a strong structure around you, especially if you’re ...
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Make Sure Your Log Home is Built to Last
Thanks to building systems, modern log homes can stand up to even the toughest assailants nature can throw at them.
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Choosing a Log Home Builder
Picking the right person to build your home is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Our 1-2-3 strategy will get you...
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Log Home Package/Kit Options
A la carte or all-inclusive — buying a log home starts with the parts of the log home package/kit.
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A Typical Log Home Construction Schedule
Follow along a typical log home construction sequence of events.