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Luxury for Less: Dress Up Your Log Home Without Breaking the Bank
Tips for dressing up your log home without breaking the bank. Our list of affordable ideas will have you on the road to extravagance in no time—with plenty of leftover money in your home budget .
Green Building Tips & Techniques
While the primary goal is to protect the environment, green-building practices often result in financial savings for consumers — including log-home owners.
How To Navigate the Bidding Process
With a little careful planning and organization, you can get your home built right, and at a price you can afford.
Budget "Must-Haves"
You can cut costs at every corner, but cutting these corners will end up costing much, much more.
Dollars and Sense: How to Determine a Fair Price
In a perfect world, every new log home would have a price tag dangling from its front window. But it's far from a perfect world.
Rocky Mountain Cabin Decor
Learn more about Rocky Mountain Cabin Décor. They cater to homeowners and decorators devoted to the western lifestyle and country living.
Rocky Mountain Cabin Decor
Rocky Mountain Cabin Decor
8 Tips for Buying Furniture
What you need to know before shopping for furniture for your log home.
Four Freaky but True Horror Stories
Tales of terror from log home builders and clients.
Insurance for Log Homes
Learn what type of insurance you'll need to cover your log home from construction to completion.
Make a Splash
Even if you don't have the budget for a five-star master bathroom, add a little luxury with these expert tips.
Make a Splash
Even if you don't have the budget for a five-star master bathroom, add a little luxury with these expert tips.
Bright Ideas in Lighting
Learn about the lighting options that are available to illuminate your house.
Adirondack Style Goes West
Drawing on the Adirondack style common around their Eastern home, a Lake Placid couple creates their own Great Camp in Utah.
Home Style - Deck the halls
Get advice from an interior decorator on how to personalize your home for the holiday season.
In Love with Home
Tips for decorating your timber home to express your personal style.
Designing the Perfect Log Home
The design of your home is dependent on how you want it to function. Learn how to customize your home’s design to your lifestyle.