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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.

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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 levels of log home packages. The chart below shows you what they often include.
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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...
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How Log Homes Are Sold
Today’s competitive market helps you target the log home company that’s right for you.
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Our Go-To Resource for Log Home Appraising Information
Sometimes the difference between a fair appraisal and an unfair one is an informed appraiser.
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7 Tips for Insuring Your Log Home
The time to reach out to your insurance agent is before you’ve purchased land, signed a contract or written a check to anyone. ...
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Outdoor Design to Protect Your Home in Natural Disasters
You can’t prevent extreme weather and natural threats, but with strategic design, you can protect your log home from them.
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Log Home Road Trip: Minnesota
If you’re searching for inspiration for your own log home, a tour around The North Star State may be in order — and we have som...
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What You Need to Know About Property Easements
When you own a piece of property, are you the only one who has the right to access it? We take a look at the world of property ...
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This Grill is a Must-Have for Outdoor Entertaining
Where there's a grill, there's a way...
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Must-Have Tips for Building a Log Home on the Water
You’ll spend your time enjoying the views from your waterfront log home — not worrying about maintenance — when you follow thes...
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How to Safeguard Your Shoreline When Building a Waterfront Log Home
Save your “blank slates” for art and interior design projects. When it comes to landscaping a waterfront log home, starting fro...
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Understanding the Nature of a Log & Timber Home Package
Join this free, one-hour webinar, led by Timberhaven.
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Picking a Practical Floor Plan for a Log Home Dream
Former engineers George and Donna Latendresse knew building a log home together would be their toughest project. Located in the...
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Log Home Road Trip: Georgia
See why the Peach State is so ripe with log home possibilities!
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