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Find inspiration for your dream home with these exterior design ideas.


 

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.

Barn Home Style

This short Q&A with top timber frame experts explains why the charming and classic barn style home is now more popular and modern than ever before.

SIPs vs. Stick-Built Construction

The main contributor to the exceptional efficiency of a timber home is the building envelope, starting with structural insulated panels (SIPs).

Outdoor Living

Ways to make your home as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside.

Protection for a Lifetime

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

The Cost of Building a Timber Home: Finishes

This video discusses how to put the proper finishing touches on your timber home after the construction phase has ended.

The Cost of Building a Timber Home: Timber Package

This video discusses how to select the best timber package for your new home, and why various timber packages differ from one another.

The Cost of Building a Timber Home: Location

This video series will discuss different ways to plan your timber home's layout to best fit your land's shape, size and topography.

The Cost of Building a Timber Home: Introduction

This video series will discuss the ins and outs of building a timber home, and will outline the details of cost variations, material prices and budgeting.

Fall Maintenance

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