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Flexible Floor Plans: How to Create Custom Log Home Plans from Stock Floor Plans
See how four log homeowners modified stock floor plans to customize their log home dream.
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Log Home Kitchen Design Tips
Here is an article full of log home kitchen design tips for kitchens designed and planned with entertaining guests in mind.
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How To Differentiate Between Builder and General Contractor
Advice for picking the right people to build your dream log home.
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What's the Difference? How Handcrafted and Milled Logs Compare
Learn the differences between handcrafted and milled logs.
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Staining Options for Your Log Home
Color your log home with these not-so-plain staining materials.
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You Dream, We Design | A Family Home by Kuhns Bros. Log Homes
Kuhns Bros. Log Homes creates an incredibly efficient plan to welcome a crowd.
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Design Battle | How To Resolve Decor Disagreements
Five tips to help you bridge the gap between what you want and what your spouse wants, decor-wise.
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You Dream, We Design | An Outdoorsy Log Home Retreat
Designer Dave Joiner from Barna Log Homes reveals how he created the perfect log home design for an outdoorsy Texas couple.
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Your Financial Countdown | Log Home Financing Plan
It's your dream to build your own log home. But how will you afford it? Follow this timeline and 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Happy New Home!
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Design Inspiration | Designing with Structural Insulated Panels
You know them as structural insulated panels. We know them better as a building material with some serious design potential tha...
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9 Ways to Make Your Log Home More Luxurious
Looking for some quick ideas to amp up the glamour in your home? Brian Schafer, president of Edgewood Log Structures, shares th...
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You Dream, We Design | A Floor Plan for Lakeside Living
Designer Dave Joiner from Barna Log Homes shares his insights on creating the perfect lakeside vacation house for a North Carol...
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Storage Solutions for Every Space
Does the thought of spring cleaning make you cringe? Get organized with these helpful hints for every room of the house.
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The Big Save: How to Prioritize Spending in Your New Home
We show you how to save on your dream home by choosing smart materials and learning how to wave the budget wand with ease.
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12 Tips for Easy Log Home Landscaping
Longing for a gorgeous landscape with little effort? Try these 12 low-maintenance ideas.
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Holy Home Gym | Designing a Home Workout Space
Treadmills are expensive clothes hangers. So use these expert tips to plan your space where you can sweat to the oldies, strike...
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Build Now, Pay Later: Build Your Dream Home Before Retirement
You don't want to wait 'til retirement to enjoy that log cabin in the mountains, but you can't comfortably carry two full mortg...
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Money Talks: Setting a Realistic Budget
It's the cardinal rule of building a custom home: Don't ignore your budget. One industry pro offers his tips for staying on track.
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Comfort Zone | Bringing Comfort to Your Home
Forget the throw pillows. To create comfortable spaces in your home, use these guidelines for scale, spatial relationships and ...
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Spend Big, Save Big: Smart Investments for Your Home
Reeling from sticker shock over what that heating system or dishwasher is going to cost? Despair not! Some things you'll invest...