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Log Home Industry News

The vast majority of log home companies (manufacturers, builders, etc.) are reliable, well-managed and trustworthy businesses. Doing business with them can be a pleasant and fulfilling experience. However, in any economic climate, we must always research a company and conduct our due diligence before we sign contracts and part with our money. […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Log Home Green Acquisition

Did the log home industry just get bigger or smaller?

One of the log home industry’s most prominent players, PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes, entered into an agreement last week with Canadian based PFB Corporation to be acquired. You can read their press release here: http://www.precisioncraft.com/mediaroom/Pressreleases/PreCraft-PFB.html

Green building has been a […]

Outdoor Log Home Living Spaces

This website is about log homes and log cabins. At least that’s what we spend most of our time discussing – with a few side trips along the way.

Consequently, most posts are about the house/cabin part of this timber home business. Today I received an email from PrecisionCraft Log Homes promoting their “backyard living […]

‘Green’ Log Home Info in the News

Green is good. We all acknowledge this and nowhere is this more apparent than in the log home industry. As you might imagine, I see a lot of log home information fly across my monitor and as it relates to green building and voluntary recycling efforts. Recently, there has been a flurry of news that […]

Log Homes Now Mainstream?

Like most of you, I receive spam for every conceivable product and far too much slips past my daisy-chain of spam filters. Those spammers are indeed a very crafty bunch.

In all these years, I have NEVER received spam from a log home related company… until yesterday. Is this a reason to celebrate or to […]

How do you get your log home fix?

The Internet is such a wonderful invention… think about it for just a moment. The collective knowledge of the human race is freely accessible from your computer – even your smart phone. Wow!

That’s a powerful concept, but it creates an intimidating dilemma. How do you sift through trillions and mega-trillions of bits of information […]

Log Homes & High-Tech Communications

When you think about the log home industry in general, or if you are contemplating buying or building a log or timber frame home, the notion of hi-tech is probably not foremost in your mind. A log home is more commonly associated with a laid back approach to modern living; an escape or a refuge […]