glossary

Floor Plan Fundamentals

Here you’ll discover everything you could ever need to know about Log Home, Cabin, and Timber Home floor plans.


 

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.

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.

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.

Hybrid Hits

The wood home industry has embraced the idea of hybrid construction. Learn everything you need to know about combining materials for your home here.

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 […]

Guide to Building Your Log Home

Detailed "how to guide" to building a log home, covering everything from site locations to log raising to interior finishes.

Mountain Style Homes

Explore the many different architectural design ideas for custom log and timber mountain homes.

Video: Choosing a Log Company

This video outlines 6 helpful tips to guide you through the process of choosing a log company for your home by defining how companies are valued.

Video: Choosing Corners For Your Log Home

Learn how to choose corners and profiles for your log home in this free video.