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Plan Your Log Home

Planning a log home or log cabin involves more than just the floor plan; here you'll find expert advice on everything you need to get started, including budgeting, buying land, geographic regions, choosing logs, and more.

Log Home Sacrifices
The Log Home Journey: The Sacrifices of Building a Log Home
The log home journey isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon. And as Sean Murphy and his family discovered in the sacrifices of building a log home, perseverance and patience go a long way to crossing the finish line.
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Choosing Logs
Deciding on a log package - One of the key moments in purchasing a log home. How do you know that you are making the right choice?
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How to Choose Between a Log, Timber, or Hybrid Home
Unmatched beauty and impeccable craftsmanship are the hallmarks of log and timber homes.
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How to Turn Your Vision Into a Floor Plan
How to turn a good idea into a great floor plan.
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Design a Home to Suit Your Life Now AND in the Future
Your log or timber home’s layout should take your entire family’s present and future needs into account.
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Designing a Floor Plan for a Rental Cabin
If you're planning a log home for both personal use and profit, here are a few things to think about.
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Tips for Building a Log Cabin Under 1,000 Square Feet
5 smart tips for building a log home you’ll love in 1,000-square-feet or less. Plus, example floor plans!
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Fresh + Frugal Ideas for Little Log Homes
Whether you’re creating cabin memories or keeping within the confines of a budget, we offer 10 excellent small log home solutions.
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Five Reasons Solid Wood Homes Make Sense
Here are five reasons why a full log home is a smart decision and not just a pretty face.
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Four Log Homes Designed for Different Climates
Log homes are designed to take the worst Mother Nature can throw at them — and do it with beauty and grace.
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Log Home Road Trip: Idaho
Join us as we explore the rustic, rugged natural beauty of the Gem State.
Builder Blueprint Plans for Home Building
The 10 Most Popular Log Home Floor Plans in 2019
Take a peek at the floor plans that stole the spotlight this year!
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5 Solutions to Save Money During Construction
Our resident builder shares his top five solutions to save money during the construction of your log home.
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5 Tips to Generate Cleaner Indoor Air
Use these tips and tricks to keep your indoor air clean and breathe a little easier.
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Designing a Floor Plan for a Fresh Start
After this couple tragically lost their log home to the Tubbs Fire in Northern California, they worked with Coventry Log Homes ...
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Inside the Floor Plan: a "Rustic Chalet" for Retirement
Take an inside look at this couple's planning process for their log home getaway.
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Construction bid
What Type of Bid is Right for Your Project?
Builders charge for their time and expertise. Here’s what it means to you.
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Sample Floor Plans to Start Your Design With
Need a little inspiration to get your floor plan going? From petite to grand, try these samples on for size.