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Planning a Log Home

There’s a whole process to get from visionary to homeowner with blueprints in hand. It entails asking lots of questions, researching ideas and picking the ones that make sense for your lifestyle. We’ll guide you through it all in this planning section.

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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?
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Builder or General Contractor? It's Your Choice
Great advice for picking the right people to build your dream home.
Coventry Log Home Giveaway, want to win a log home
Log Homes Month Extra Giveaways
In honor of July's National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is offering extra giveaways!
Trail's Beginning
Visit a Log Bed-And-Breakfast in St.Louis
A log bed-and-breakfast welcomes visitors to the heart of St. Louis, Missouri.
Happy Log Day
Celebrate Log Cabin Day in Michigan
Michigan celebrates its cabin heritage.
Appalachian Log Structures Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary
Appalachian Log Structures Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary
Keeping any company going for a decade is an accomplishment, and Appalachian Log Structures is going on 40 years.
The Log and Timber Homes Council Celebrates 7th Annual Log Homes Month
The Log and Timber Homes Council Celebrates 7th Annual Log Homes Month
The members of the Log and Timber Homes council host buyers events throughout July
DIY A Classic Flag Case
DIY A Classic Flag Case
There’s no better time than Independence Day to commemorate a loved one’s service to the United States of America. Build this c...
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Exotic Wood Options: Are They Worth It?
There’s been a lot of talk lately about exotic wood. It intrigues buyers and creative home builders, and that curiosity leads t...
What Makes the Perfect Log Cabin Kit?
What Makes the Perfect Log Cabin Kit?
Learn about the different types of log home kits, how to choose a manufacturer and what is the cost of building a log cabin.
Coventry Giveaway Page
Coventry Log Home Giveaway
Register for a chance to win your very own log home.
Presidential Timber
President Theodore Roosevelt Fell in Love with Log Homes
When not riding the range, Teddy Roosevelt spent many hours in his own cabin recording his reminiscences.
Locating Land Your Logs Will Love
Locating Land Your Logs Will Love
These simple tips will help you figure out where and how to start your log home lifestyle off right.
Hidden Charms
Hidden Charms: 6 Counties to Build Your Log Home
These 6 often-overlooked places are the perfect areas to build your log home.
Green Acres
How to Buy Country Land for a Log Home
When you find the perfect land for your log home, know how much to pay.
Site Yourself
Choosing a House Site: How to Pick the Best Possible Spot to Build
How to evaluate your land’s potential for building a log home.
Purlin Roof vs Rafter Roof
What is the Difference Between a Purlin Roof and a Rafter Roof
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a purlin roof and a rafter roof in a log cabin? Our experts have you cove...
Common Log Home Insurance Questions Answered
Common Log Home Insurance Questions Answered
Log home insurance expert Fred Roberts answers the most frequently asked coverage questions, so you can have the peace of mind ...
4 Pennsylvania Log Cabin Resorts
4 Pennsylvania Log Cabin Resorts
Need a place to stay in Pennsylvania? Here are 4 cabin resorts perfect for log home enthusiasts.
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3 Log Home Companies in Pennsylvania
Looking to build a log home in Pennsylvania? Here are 3 great log home companies to check out.