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What’s your (floor) plan?

People who build log homes tend to fall into one of two camps. There are those who have designed their own floor plans or hired an architect to design their home based on drawings, photos and the interpretation of the dreams of their customer. Once the plans are perfected, the search […]

Log Cabin Homes – Interview

Editor’s Note: Over the years we have published a number of interviews with owners and management from log home companies across the country. This month I had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Brumfield, National Director of Sales & Marketing for Log Cabin Homes of Rocky Mount, NC. I think you will enjoy reading about […]

Log Homes, June Brides and Other Musings…

June is a very important month of the year. For most parts of the country summer is in full swing, but here in Montana we haven’t really seen any summer weather yet. As I write this it is 50 degrees and raining and the week ahead forecast doesn’t look any more exciting.

Getting back to […]

Building your log home while saving your marriage and your sanity

They say that building a new home can be one of the most stressful challenges a couple will ever face. The tremendous amount of decisions required seems to never end and can make even the closest couples question the reasons why they got married. It can be argued that building a log home involves even […]

Log Home Winter Wonderland

Winter of 2011 has been one for the record books for some parts of the USA, but here in Montana we’re having a rather normal season. In fact, it has been a little unseasonal this past month. Two weeks ago our temps crept up to the mid 30’s and we had a week of rain. […]

2011 is the Year of the Log Home

I don’t think that my last post, “Is the Log Home Industry Growing?” and a “Google Alert” I received earlier today is purely a coincidence. I believe we’re seeing a very positive trend developing. I closely monitor traffic activity to this blog and to my website, Log Home Directory, and I have Google Analytics send […]

Best Log Home Floor Plans

Once we get past the drooling phase of looking at log home pictures in magazines and on the web, and have decided to take the plunge, the next step is finding the perfect floor plan. Talk about a demanding task…there must be a million floor plans to sift through online. What’s worse is that after […]

10/10/10 Log Home Legacy

10/10/10, Sunday, October 10, 2010

The numbers make for an eye-catching date, but is there anything significant about this sequence of numbers? Yes, this only occurs every hundred years, but a quick Google search shows that nothing of any significance happened a thousand years ago during the year 1010. Additionally, it seems that nothing significant […]

How’s that Log Home Research Going?

Hey, we’ve all done it. Maybe it was that classic ’67 Camaro or that antique Queen Ann Highboy, or just that riding lawn mower you wanted to buy, but you researched it to the point that you knew more than most experts.

If you talk to many log home manufacturers, they’ll tell […]

Buying or Building a Log Home?

I talked about this book last year, and it deserves another mention. Written by Clyde and Jeff Cremer of American Log Homes in Colorado, they offer excellent advice on every aspect of the process, from idea stage to completed project, and explain how to choose the right style of home to fit your budget and […]