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.

fairy tale log home
Take a Look Inside This Fairy Tale Log Home Cottage
Like a cottage from a fairy tale, this enchanted log cabin is nestled deep within the forest, allowing its owners to find their happily ever after.
Kitchen on a budget
The Log Home Journey: Decorate a Kitchen on a Budget
The kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and as the Murphys’ house inches closer to completion, they don’t miss a beat when ...
Home Inspection Strategies
7 Home Inspection Strategies to Consider Before Purchasing a Log Home
Here are a few top inspection tips when considering purchasing an existing log home or cabin.
Log Cabin Renovation
The Keys to a Log Home Renovation
Finding that “diamond in the rough” property is all the rage these days. But what does it take to go through a log home renovat...
Your Guide to Replacing Windows in a Log Home
3 common questions (and answers) about log home window replacement.
Murphy Family Log Home
The Log Home Journey: How to Make Moving Day Easy
The Murphy family has reached their destination! After years of planning and months of construction, they've finally moved into...
Dutch Door
Have Pets? Install a Dutch Door for Instant Charm
If you're on the hunt to create a kid-friendly, pet-friendly environment, a Dutch door is the way to go.
Reclaimed Wood
5 Reasons to Buy Reclaimed Hardwood
The experts at Peachey Hardwood Flooring share their top five reasons to choose reclaimed hardwood flooring.
Okanogan Log Home
Building a Hybrid Home? Our 5 Design Tips to Get You Started
One of the best things about log construction is how great it looks with other materials. From wood to stone, these 5 hybrid ho...
Log Home Road Trip - New England
Journey through historic New England with Log Home Living, and be sure to visit these 22 great log home attractions throughout ...
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3 Easy Steps to Deck Maintenance
Seasonal maintenance is a must as your wood deck is constantly exposed to the elements. Make sure you are taking the correct ac...
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Stone: Mother Nature's Natural Building Material
Finding the exact materials that can make your home even more unique seem endless, however: incorporating natural stone results...
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Renting Your Log Home
Renting your log home out to others when your not using it may seem appealing. Why not have it earn its keep?
How to Choose the Right Natural Stone for Your Home
Reducing maintenance and enhancing value can occur simply by choosing the perfect natural stone for your home.
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Guide to Building Your Log Home
The construction of a log home can be quite a different task than conventional construct. This article lays out a simple "How-T...
Log Home Bathroom Design Ideas
Looking for bathroom strategies that will hold water? From powders to masters, these four foundations of good log home bathroom...
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Edible Landscaping At Your Log Home
Planning a lush, natural setting for your log home? Edible options let you have your landscape and eat it too!
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Log Home Kitchen Creativity
The kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and as the Murphys’ house inches closer to completion, they don’t miss a beat when ...
Ranch with a View: Floor Plan
After years of escaping the cold mid-western winters by fleeing to Florida, retirees Bill and Lisa Spencer decided it was time ...
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Log Home Master Bathroom Design Tips
With proper planning, your master bathroom’s design and function can be the source of some very “suite” dreams.