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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.

6 Log Homes Decorated for Christmas
6 Log Homes Decorated for Christmas
Deck the halls with these Log Home Living favorites inspired by the holiday season.
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Your Log Home Construction Timeline
Every log home construction timeline is different depending on the contractor, weather and region, but an overview of the proc...
7 Surprising Ways to Save on Your Electricity Bill
7 Surprising Ways to Save on Your Electricity Bill
We all know you should always turn the lights off when you leave a room … or should you? Read on for unexpected tricks to cut d...
How Log Home Construction is Different From Covential Building Methods
How Log Home Construction is Different From Covential Building Methods
Learn how log walls come together a little differently than conventional construction.
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Log Home Construction
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Log Home Construction
What to expect when it's finally time to stop planning and start building your log home.
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Which is Your Favorite? 5 Log Home Styles
Use these 5 classic motifs as a starting point for your log home's design. What style will you pick?
How Much Do Log Homes Cost?
How Much Do Log Homes Cost?
Planning to build your own log home? Follow these tips to allocate your overall budget.
What is a Log Home Package?
What is a Log Home Package?
Buying a log home starts with the package, so make sure you know your options before building your dream home.
The Difference Between Machine-Milled and Handcrafted Log Homes
The Difference Between Machine-Milled and Handcrafted Log Homes
A quick guide on the difference between machine-milled and handcrafted log homes. Find out which building process works for you!
4 Corner Style Options
4 Corner Style Options
How your logs intersect at the corners is one of the most defining features of your home. Check out these different style options.
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Quiz: What Style of Log Home Are You?
There are so many types of log homes. Which style should you choose?
How Logs Become Walls
How Logs Become Walls
Not quite sure how a log home becomes a log home? Here's a basic guide on the whole process!
9 Interface Log Options
9 Interface Log Options
Your log profile will influence how the logs are fitted together horizontally. Here are the most common techniques.
9 Log Profile Options
9 Log Profile Options
The size and shape of the logs play a big part in your home's look and function. Here's how to navigate your log profile options.
How are Log Homes Sold?
How are Log Homes Sold?
You can find the log home provider that's right for you by understanding how each log home company has its own way of doing bus...
The Ultimate Log Home Wood Guide
The Ultimate Log Home Wood Guide
The ins and outs of wood species, their characteristics and what it takes to make them part of your log home.
7 Types of Popular Log Home Wood
7 Types of Popular Log Home Wood
Check out these 7 popular log home wood species to build the right home for you and your family.
Understanding Construction Loans
Understanding Construction Loans
If you are like most people, you need to borrow money to build your dream home. Follow this basic guide to understanding constr...
What is a Two-Time Close Loan?
What is a Two-Time Close Loan?
When planning for your dream log home, deciding between a one-time or two-time close can be confusing. Learn all you need to kn...
What Do You Need to Qualify?
What Do You Need to Qualify for a Home Loan?
Getting a loan on your dream home is an important step in creating your own log home. Find out what you need to do to qualify.