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What is the Difference Between a Stock Plan and a Custom Design?

The search for your dream mountain style home often begins with trying to find the right floor plan.  As you start your search you might find websites that show or sell log home plans.  You might purchase magazines that showcase floor plans, and of course most manufacturers will have plans listed on their websites.  While [...]

Log Homes: Kit or Custom

Falling in love with a log home is easy. Whether you spot your ideal in a magazine, at a home show, or from behind the wheel as you travel, when you see the “perfect” log home it hits you like cupid’s arrow: you must have one. The more complicated part is determining the best way [...]

Selecting Cabinets for your Custom Home

There are many features within a custom home that contribute to its overall look and feel. Whether your style preference is more modern or rustic, your choice of cabinetry can greatly affect the look of your entire home. When you stop to think about all the spaces that include cabinetry (kitchens, laundry rooms, bathrooms, dens, [...]

Log Home Building Codes in the News

From the Log Homes Council – NH Codes Now Recognize Log Building Standards The following is a summary of an article written by Rob Pickett, for the Log Homes Council. For the first time ever, building a log home in New Hampshire is covered by an International Codes Council (ICC) Standard that is referenced in [...]

All About Log Homes – Top 5 Articles by the Log Homes Council

Searching for more information about log homes? The Log Homes Council is a great place to start. Try these articles to get you started on your search: Fire Performance of Log Walls:  One frequently asked question is “How do log walls perform in a fire?” Building codes and the insurance industry look at this issue [...]

No Better Time to Build Your Log Home

There is no better time to build. Over the past 18 months, log home enthusiasts are seeing an encouraging trend in the home building industry; builders are willing to compete for their business. As a result, building costs have never been lower than they are now. To capitalize on this trend and to better serve [...]