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Choosing Wood Species For Your Log Home
The ins and outs of wood species, their characteristics and how they react to becoming part of your log home.
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Choosing a Log Home Builder
Picking the right person to build your home is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Our 1-2-3 strategy will get you...
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5 Tips for Choosing a Log Home Site
What should you look for when you’re shopping for land for your log home site? These five tips will help you narrow the field.
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Log Home Package/Kit Options
A la carte or all-inclusive — buying a log home starts with the parts of the log home package/kit.
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Benefits of a Log Home Dealer
A builder/dealer may be your main link to your log home producer.
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Profiles and Corner Styles for Log Homes
When selecting the size, shape and look of the logs, the log home buyer is spoiled for choice. Here’s how to navigate your log ...
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How to Choose Your Log Home Producer
With hundreds of exceptional log home manufacturers and handcrafters out there, how do you choose? Here’s how to find the one t...
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A Typical Log Home Construction Schedule
Follow along a typical log home construction sequence of events.
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Modern Log Home Design Styles
The modern log home can look and feel any way you want it. Check out these current log home design styles for inspiration.
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What is a Log Building System?
In addition to its superior good looks, a log building system works a little differently than conventional construction. Here’s...
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Log Home Destinations: Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Your log home dream can come true in the peaceful, lakeside town of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We chatted with Eureka Springs Ci...
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Honoring Veterans with Operation FINALLY HOME
Join us at Log Home Living as we celebrate, commemorate and honor our United States veterans and service men and women this Vet...
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The Log Home Lending Landscape
If you’re applying for financing to build your log home, here’s what you can expect on the lending horizon.
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5 Haunted Log Cabins
What is it about scary movies that make them so much scarier when set in a log cabin in the woods? Explore 5 haunted log cabins...
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Why Wool Is the #1 Choice for Area Rugs
With its many features and benefits – from natural beauty to durability to sustainability – wool is regarded as the strongest, ...
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WINTER IS COMING: Find the right heating option for your home
The facts behind three of today’s most popular home heating sources.
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Area Rugs - The Top 5 Reasons for Choosing Wool
Universally the #1 choice for area rugs, wool offers a number of features and benefits, from its natural beauty to its strength...
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The Step-by-Step Story of a Family Log Home
Over the course of the next year, we’ll follow the Murphys, a family who had big log home dreams to own their own & are working...
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Make Your Great Room Great
A great room's open, shared space is what lures many people to the log home lifestyle.
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Masonry Heaters and Bakeovens
Combining the ancient wonders of nature with innovative design and technology, Tulikivi masonry heaters bring energy-efficient ...