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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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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.
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A Primer on Log Packages
Figure out what you need — and what you’ll get — from the different log cabin package options. In general, you’ll find three l...
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The 4 "S"s of Picking a Log Package
Forget the three R’s. When it comes to selecting your log package, it’s the four S’s that rule the school.
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Expert Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions
When building a log home, it's only natural to have more than a few questions. Luckily, the experts at our Log & Timber Home Sh...
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7 Smart Strategies to Design the Perfect Floor Plan
Designing your log home is not only one of the most crucial phases of the process, it’s also the most fun! Our 7 smart strategi...