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.
When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.
The wood home industry has embraced the idea of hybrid construction. Learn everything you need to know about combining materials for your home here.
Learn how to choose corners and profiles for your log home in this free video.
This video will discuss the different types of corner systems and construction methods available for your log home project.
Log and timber homes are defined by the way they are built and the material they’re made from.
Take your log home from grunge to glory in 4 steps. Four circumstances dictate when stripping is necessary: When there is any type of film or coating on the wood, when there’s a build up of old finishes, when there is any area of the house where the old finish is peeling or cracking, and when there is a glossy finish on the house. If, however, the house has had penetrating finishes applied to it, or it has never had anything applied to it or if a gentle breeze blows bits of the finish away, you can skip the stripping process and pressure-wash instead.
Learn the differences between handcrafted and milled logs.