FOLLOW US >


Plan, Design & Build

Have questions about what goes into log home construction? Need info on wood species, log profiles and corner styles? Looking for floor plan design tips and inspiration? The answers are at your fingertips.

Keywords
Category
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 covered.
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.
Barna-of-PA-model_7542_2018-02-23_11-33
3 Log Home Companies in Pennsylvania
Looking to build a log home in Pennsylvania? Here are 3 great log home companies to check out.
5 Spa-Worthy Design Ideas to Incorporate
5 Spa-Worthy Design Ideas to Incorporate
Want to feel like you're on a permanent vacation? From swanky health-club-like-facilities to simple saunas, take your cues from...
6 Gorgeous Outdoor Kitchens
6 Gorgeous Outdoor Kitchens
Part of the log home living appeal is the connection you have with nature. Savor the flavors of al fresco meals with a deliciou...
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.
How to Build an Ageless Home
How to Build an Ageless Home
Forget the idea of "aging in place." Sensible home design is for everyone, no matter the number of years you have in your rear ...
7 Pennsylvania Attraction and Adventures to Check Out
7 Pennsylvania Attractions and Adventures to Check Out
The next time you find yourself in the Keystone State, make a stop to one of these amazing attractions.
6 Luxury Products for your Log Home
6 Luxury Products for your Log Home
Nothing feels better than getting away from it all, but with a few special luxury touches, your log home can treat you like you...
Decorate Your Kitchen in Pantone's Color of the Year
Decorate Your Kitchen in Pantone's Color of the Year
Northstar's trademark fun-loving colors welcome a new hue into the family—Pantone's 2018 color of the year: "Ultra Violet".
Your Little House on the Prairie Dreams Are Becoming a Reality
Your Little House on the Prairie Dreams Are Becoming a Reality
A modern log-and-timber home design firm looks to the past to re-create one of America's most cherished homesteads from the Lit...
Classic Cabin Accessories
Classic Cabin Accessories
Tried-and-true accessories will make your log retreat picture perfect.
Lincoln Logs: Everybody's First Log Home
Lincoln Logs: Everybody's First Log Home
Lincoln Logs have been a classic American toy for generations and they remind us of the simpler times.
How to Create the Perfect Great Room Design
How to Create the Perfect Great Room Design
Plan your great room to take advantage of more than one focal point.
Creating an Affordable Log Home
Creating the Affordable Log Home
Here are some tips on how to build your dream log home without putting yourself in debt.
Chalk Out Your Floor Plan to Optimize Space
Chalk Out Your Floor Plan to Optimize Space
Use sidewalk chalk to figure out how much space you'll need in certain rooms.
Cut Building Costs with Faux Stone
Cut Building Costs with Faux Stone
Using a faux stone for your fireplace can help reduce costs of your log home design.