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Picking a House Log

As you research log homes, you'll discover there are major differences in various types and brands of house logs, and this results in substantial differences in design and construction.

Favorite Spaces: Specialty Rooms

Everyone has a favorite pastime, but if yours borders on obsession, why not devote an area of your log home to its pursuit? Get inspired by these eclectic  hobby hotspots.

Learning Logs

Whether you plan to build your own home or just want to understand the building process as it unfolds, there's a learning opportunity right for you.

The Ups and Downs of Building on a Slope

Learn the advantages of building a log home on a slope, while also understanding the potential challenges a hilly property may present.

Building Green From The Ground Up

Learn how to incorporate environment-friendly living methods into the details, construction and design of your new log home.

Universal Design

Learn the major factors of designing a functional and stylish log home that's accessible to people at any age.

Protection for a Lifetime

Protect your log home forever from its outdoor enemies - moisture, sunlight and insects.

Fall Maintenance

Check for signs of damage to your wood home's exterior before the cold weather begins to set in.

Non-Log Materials Needed to Build Your Log Home

When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.

Classic Design

Play up your log look by basing it on regional styles.

An appeal of building your log home is the opportunity to design it as you like. Doubts set in, however, because A) most people have never designed a home before and B) the few who have, haven’t designed a LOG home.
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