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Log Cabin Living in the San Juan Islands

Learning the Value of a Quiet Vacation

Our friend David Bryce, wrote another article for the Log Home Directory earlier this year. In this article he shares some experiences from his log cabin vacation in the San Juan Islands.

I’m not quite unoriginal enough to suggest that there are only two kinds of vacationers- those […]

Solar Powered Pumping System

Are you in the process of building a log home?

Most of us choose a rural location for our log homes and that means electrical power can sometimes not be as reliable as it is in the more populated areas. As a result, you may be looking for an alternative solution or a back-up system. […]

Greatest Places for the Cabin Lifestyle in the US

If you’ve considered renting or buying a log cabin, you’ve probably given considerable thought into where you want to spend your time. Not only that, you’re also considering how you want to spend your time. And if you’re heading away from urban or suburban life for a few days or an entire season, or even […]

Cabin Life?

What is “Cabin Life”?

People in every phase of buying, building and living in a log home or cabin visit this blog. We talk to those trying to find the perfect log home floor plan or get quotes from builders and manufacturers, and many who have all that behind them and just want to get […]

Outdoor Wood Furnaces for Log Homes

An outdoor wood furnace can be used to heat your home and your water. While it is true that you will have to invest some money initially, particularly with installation, the savings will soon outweigh the upfront money that was needed. […]

Log Home Secrets

A new book, “Log Home Secrets of Success” by Roland Sweet, the editor of Log Home Living magazine. […]

Log Cabins, Log Homes, I love you, I do!

Log Home Living

Okay, so this morning I let the pooch out to take care of business and as I’m walking back to the house, this little pine squirrel starts making a racket. He (or she) is munching on a corn cob and I guess he thought I might be interested in his breakfast […]

Log Cabins or Log Homes?

You say “potato,” I say “patattah”… are we talking about the same thing?

In the “Log Dwelling” business, we hear our products called by different names; log homes and log cabins. With most people the terms have different meanings Without the benefit of a scientific study, I suggest that log home usually denotes a standard […]

2012 Year of the Dragon

If building a log home has been your dream, but the events of these past few years have sidetracked your plans, maybe it’s time to reevaluate. […]

Log Home Boom…in Russia?

I monitor stories about the log home industry daily and most of the news that floats across my monitor is what you would expect. Log homes for sale, solving maintenance problems, log cabins of a historical nature, etc., but rarely does a story jump out at me.

My focus is the log home business in […]