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Is Firewood Art?

If you’re going to stack it, stack it good!

Long time followers of this blog will recall that our family heats our log home with a woodstove. We have been doing this for the past 8-9 years and love everything about wood heat. And you know the old saying, “when you heat with firewood, […]

Before Chainsaws, America's Loggers

Logging Monster Trees

Today’s post is an amazing look at a period of our history that wasn’t that long ago involving the challenges loggers faced every day to earn their wages. Remember this the next time you think your job is demanding.

Before chainsaws were invented, the logging industry in the United States & Canada […]

Decorate your Log Home like an Interior Designer

If you turn on the TV and do some channel surfing, chances are you will come across a number of shows featuring interior design or home improvement ideas. From celebrity mansions in shows such as Cribs to the renovation of ‘real’ people’s homes like Trading Spaces, interior design is a very popular topic. Most of […]

Log Home Stair Construction

Stairs are one of the most used and hardest working items in your home. They are pounded, jumped upon and abused more than any other surface… […]

Log Home Maintenance - Doors

Water Damage to Log Homes & Doors

When you live in a log home you quickly discover that things like caulking and repairing wood damaged by the elements is priority numero uno. A small breach left untended can grow into a minor emergency requiring logs to be repaired, replaced or worse. Unlike most other building […]

Log Home Companies Gets Social Media Assist and Marketing Boost

Press Release Today

It’s official, the announcement of the changes here at the Log Home Directory is now public in the form of a Press Release that hit today. We have been working on this project for months and although we are still not done chasing down some programming bugs and making design tweaks, overall […]

Rebuilding the Log Home Directory

Log home company listings in the directory will now include a Google map to their location, links to their Facebook page, Twitter, YouTube, blog and every company will be able to modify their information and manage their listing. […]

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 Surprise & 4th. of July Wishes

Injured Marine gets new log home

Monday’s “John Boy and Billy Show”, a radio show in Charlotte, NC, was extra special as they presented a retired Marine with a five-bedroom log home to be built in Jacksonville through a charitable program, Operation Finally Home. Vincent Gizzarelli, left the Marine Corps in 2009 on medical retirement. […]

Log Home Decorating – DIY

DIY Rustic Log Picture Frames

Everyone will agree that living in a log home is a different experience than living in a conventional stick-built house. Decorating a log home offers challenges that are atypical of most decorating projects.

We choose to live in a log home because we love the look, feel, aroma, color and […]