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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.
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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.
Framing Squares + Your Log Home: Why This Simple Tool Is a Construction Site Game-Changer
Framing Squares + Your Log Home: Why This Simple Tool Is a Construction Site Game-Changer
Framing squares are quick and easy ways to measure on the construction site. Learn more about this simple but powerful tool.
Interior Lighting: The Importance of Light Temperature in a Log Home
Interior Lighting: The Importance of Light Temperature in a Log Home
Light temperature in your log home is an important factor to consider during the construction process because of the color of t...
Why You Need a Detail Book During Log Home Construction
The Importance of Taking Photos Of Your Log Home
The Importance of Taking Photos Of Your Log Home
Alex Charvat shares about the importance of taking photos of your log home construction site. This will help you later during t...
Log and Timber University: Building Your Dream Home
Log and Timber University: Building Your Dream Home
Learn about the log home construction process and avoid the common pitfalls that occur during this phase.
Learn About the Log Home Construction Process
Learn About the Log Home Construction Process
With plans in place, it’s finally time for Gary and Becky to break ground and order their log package.
Is a One-Level Log Home Cheaper Than 2 Stories?
Is a One-Level Log Home Cheaper Than 2 Stories?
Find out if building your log home all on one level is cheaper than stacking stories.
The Pros and Cons of Living in a Ranch Home
The Pros and Cons of Living in a Ranch Home
We break down the pros and cons of building and living in a ranch home for you
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....
Kitchen on a budget
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 ...
Log Cabin Renovation
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...
Murphy Family Log Home
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...