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10 Kitchen Design Considerations

For many people, getting a new kitchen is one of the most exciting parts of building a new log or timber home. Considering how much time we spend in them, this is not surprising. Because it’s such an important space, …
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Land Buying Tips

Buying a piece of land is a big commitment, and the process can be overwhelming at times. Here are some land buying tips to keep in mind. What should I ask about the land? Do the aesthetics of the land …
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Interior Maintenance Questions Answered

Recently, M.T.N Design was asked to provide insights about log home interior maintenance for an article in Log Cabin Homes magazine. Below is the entire conversation plus some bonus content from Sashco Stain. What are your top things to focus on …
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Selecting Windows For Your Log Home

If you are planning to build a custom log or timber frame home, then selecting windows is a critical decision. Windows are one of the most important design elements of your home. They should integrate with the home’s overall look …
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Architectural Designer Checklist

The dream home in your head is perfect; however, you really want to live in it. In order to do that, you need to get it down on paper. So how will that image in your head become a three-dimensional, honest-to-goodness …
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What About Electrical and Plumbing?

The design and construction of log homes generate a lot of questions. In this article, Matt Carmer, PrecisionCraft Construction Services Manager, addresses misconceptions about electrical and plumbing installation in a wood home. When does the planning for electrical and plumbing …
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