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Your Log Home Floor Plan

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 […]

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. […]

Log Home Stains - Which is Best?

When we bought our home from the former owner who had built the house, it was in need of re-staining. I asked the owner what he used and followed his lead. He was using a popular brand name product available from Home Depot. I elected to use the same stain for two reasons. One, the former owner had used it and I was anxious about mixing products to avoid any adhesion or coloration issues. Secondly, I was swayed by the manufacturer’s “X-year” guarantee. […]

Log Homes and the American Buffalo

What’s more American than Log Homes and buffalo? I mean really, how many of us haven’t created a mind picture of a log home or cabin overlooking a valley with deer and buffalo roaming the landscape? Wood smoke billowing from the chimney, the smell of pine and the feeling of being part of nature… isn’t […]

Log Home Interview – Strongwood

Every few months we feature an interview with a different log home company. This month we spoke with Rich Marcom of Strongwood Log Homes, located in Gainesville, GA.

Why do people choose Strongwood Log Homes?

Because we are a part of a limited number of quality Log Home Dealers who fully Kiln-Dry their Logs before […]

PrecisionCraft Launches Design Build Ctr.

The role of a log home manufacturer has changed over the years. Many of today’s major log home manufacturers evolved from local saw mills to corporations doing business internationally. In recent years, manufacturers have adopted numerous value-added services to better serve their customers.

In a press release this week, PrecisionCraft announced its new Log Homes […]

Got plans to build a log home?

Got logs yet?

I am an optimistic kind of guy, but I am no Pollyanna. I read the news and follow financial issues and I know how weak this economy is, but I’ve also been around long enough to know that things will eventually change.

Don’t get me wrong… I could climb up on […]

Rekindling the Dream

Will you join me in restoring the log home dream?

Most of us have been scrambling since this economic depression kicked into high gear. It doesn’t matter what part you play in this business, you’re feeling the results of this business slowdown. If you’re a log home builder, manufacturer or supplier, or a ‘prospective’ […]

2009 Log Home Show Schedule

Old man winter has officially only been around for a month, but it is time for the spring log home show schedule to get under way. Today (Jan. 9th. 2009) kicks off the season with the Log & Timber Home Show in Minneapolis! The show will run through Sunday, the 11th. […]

Log Home Manufacturer Guest Interview

A while back I had an idea that interviewing management from log home companies for this blog would add something that I cannot do myself. As the editor of this blog and the Log Home Directory, I am always looking for information that I think would be of interest to people researching log homes. […]