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Gastineau Log Homes

A Candid Interview with Lynn Gastineau

Lynn Gastineau is celebrating her 35th year in the log home business and she was gracious enough to give us this interview and share her thoughts on her business, the economy and some tips for people considering building a log home. Gastineau Log Homes has been unique in featuring […]

Log Home + Woodstove = Happiness

First fire in the woodstove

In my last post I talked about getting ready for winter, and one of those annual log home chores is bringing in enough firewood to last through spring. Well, my bride is now happy that I can remove that project from my ‘honey-do’ list. The weather (and other commitments) cooperated […]

Is your log home ready for winter?

Fall is in the air…

Preparing for winter is something that every homeowner does in one way or another. Even if you live in a home clad in vinyl siding, there are always things that need done to keep Mother Nature where she belongs…outside. Log homes require a tad more TLC and preparation than other […]

Is Solar on your Radar?

Solar has come a long way in the past few years…

Americans have always believed that they are leaders in the world in just about everything. However with renewable energies this is far from the truth. Germany is the world leader now in the use of solar renewable energy and the U.S. could be argued […]

Buying Log Home Insurance

Getting your insurance questions answered

I probably don’t know any more than the next guy about buying insurance. I tend to lean on my agent to recommend what I need simply because I don’t have the time to learn everything there is to know about such an important subject. I would guess that I am […]

Joys of Log Home Living

Does it get better than this?

This morning I was sitting at my desk, which faces a window overlooking our front yard, and movement caught my attention. And what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a magnificent male deer…this 60 second video shows a buck having brunch in our yard.

Maybe I should […]

Made in the USA Log Furniture (& more)

I received a call from a fellow named Ken Bouchard yesterday and he had an interesting story to tell, so I thought I would share it with you. I’m a sap for anything that helps our military veterans. As a Vietnam veteran myself, my ears open wider anytime I hear of a worthy veteran’s cause […]

Log Homes For Sale

Do you have a log home for sale?

99% of the information published in these 600+ pages is about building or maintaining a log home. However, over the years I’ve been contacted by many people asking about log homes for sale and whether we list such properties.

Announcing “Log Homes For Sale”

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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 […]

Attention Log Home Companies...Have you ever sold a log home online?

Have you ever sold a log home online? It wasn’t until the deal was done; money was in hand and the process begun that he realized that he had never spoken to the buyer. […]