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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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Maintaining the Dream
No matter the season, log home maintenance will go a long way and keep your home looking like new for a lifetime.
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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.
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These Five Log and Timber Frame Bedrooms Will Guarantee a Restful Sleep
Which log and timber home slumber spots are the "suite-est" of them all? The ones our readers chose, of course. In the comfort ...
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The Best Log and Timber Outdoor Space
Outdoor living is an integral part of the log and timber lifestyle. From simple, senic porches to elaborate landscapes, our top...
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5 Opulent Log and Timber Frame Bathrooms
Our readers' five favorite log and timber bathrooms are overflowing with opulent amenities and practical design ideas. Let the ...
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Charming + Chic Log and Timber Frame Kitchens
Without a doubt, the kitchen is the hub of any home. From timeless antique to farmhouse chic, feast your eyes on our readers' f...
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5 Jaw-Dropping Log and Timber Great Rooms
What makes a log or timber great room truly live up to its name? Kick-up-your-feet style, a jaw-dropping view and the warmth of...
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A Pennsylvania Log Home with Old-Fashioned Charm
This Pennsylvania log home combines the best of present-day amenities with old-fashioned craftsmanship and charm.
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.
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10 Kitchen Cabinet Styles for Your Log Home
Understand cabinet styles to make the best decision for your log home kitchen.
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11 Amazing Log Home Outdoor Fireplaces
These 11 amazing log home outdoor fireplaces will help you find inspiration for your own outdoor space.
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15 Outside Lights For Your Log Home
Elevate your log home outside lights with these fifteen varieties that will transform your backyard into a welcoming retreat.
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Build Your Own Garden Tower
Pump up the visual interest of your yard or garden this season with this garden tower.
Kitchen Design Tips
Kitchen Design Tips | Smart Suggestions for Everyone
Use these kitchen design tips when planning your log home's kitchen.
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.
The Best Places to Dine and Shop in Pennsylvania
The Best Places to Dine and Shop in Pennsylvania
On your next road trip, grab a bite at one of these classic Pennsylvania eateries.
How to Find the Perfect Log Home Floor Plan for You
How to Find the Perfect Log Home Floor Plan for You
After a false start, Gary and Becky Saymansky create their ideal design and get one step closer to log home living.