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February 2017 Blog Posts (11)

Drowning in Your Home? 5 Signs You Need Major Plumbing Repiars

Almost every renter or homeowner has a few essential tools in store, to cope with minor plumbing emergencies. If you're handy at fixing things, a clogged toilet or a slow drain may only need a plunger and some elbow grease to work.

However, if this is not your forte, then trying some quick fixes on your leaking toilet could cause even bigger problems and…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 28, 2017 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Which is your Favorite Log Home?

Have you voted for America's Favorite Log Home yet?

There are over 40 homes to choose from, from some of the biggest log home companies in America. 

It's really easy to vote, just 'like' you favorite on this gallery:



Added by Jake Milne on February 27, 2017 at 1:56pm — No Comments

The Future (of Log Home Design) Is Now

Today's home designs are full opportunity for futuristic and stunning style. With rapid technological advances and plenty of helpful tools, architecture enthusiasts can design technologically-advanced homes with ease. From smart offices to automated lighting, there's no end to the amount of impressive innovations designers can rely on.

Virtual Reality…


Added by Rachael Murphey on February 22, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Want to Build But Don't Want To Dry the Logs for a year.

Hi All!

It is my dream to build a small cabin (maybe 800-1100 sq feet) using logs that I can cut down and hand carry with my wife. I saw one Mountain Men episode where Marty made a "trapper's cabin" without letting the logs sit for a year. He cut them down and threw them right on on the structure. He built the entire home, which was small, by himself in one month. He even left the bark on the one side of them that would be facing the elements. 

Basically, I want to do…


Added by Casey Jones on February 21, 2017 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Plymouth,Ma, Log home for sale

My beautiful log home is up for sale!

Not where I intended to be at this stage of my life, but family is gone and 11 rooms exceed my needs.

It's time to move on and turn my home of 30 years over to a new family that will hopefully love and maintain it as we did. Perfect for a family compound, horses, contractors, B&B, or car collectors.

Please view my ad on Zillowfsbo, 282 Halfway Pond Rd., Plymouth, Ma.

Zoned RR. Close to Cape Cod, beaches, ponds, fishing,… Continue

Added by P J DiCesare on February 18, 2017 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Home Energy Efficency: The Benefits to a Tankless Water Heater

If the time has come to replace your current hot water heater, you may be thinking about making an upgrade to a tankless water heater. Many homeowners have already made this upgrade and are enjoying the benefits that a tankless model provides. However, these models typically cost more than the traditional tank-style hot water heater, and you may be wondering if the…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 17, 2017 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Budgeting for a Log or Timber Frame Home

By Wayne Brady, Sales Representative, Honest Abe Crossville

In planning for a new wood home, it’s important to create a budget that allows for construction and considers future maintenance. That means asking yourself some realistic questions and answering them honestly.…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 16, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Honest Abe's Westfield Plan Featured in Magazine

Log Cabin Homes May issue hit the stands this week, and Honest Abe Log Homes is prominently featured. In a six-page spread of breathtaking color photography the story is shared of how customer Michelle Hedges moved forward with the construction of her Moss, Tennessee, log home following the untimely death…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 13, 2017 at 10:45am — No Comments

What Makes a Log Home Beautiful?

Increasing Log Home Appeal as Well as Durability

What is it about Honest Abe homes that make them so appealing to so many people? We can talk about thermal efficiency, building with a renewable resource or living a log home lifestyle, but the main reason people are attracted to log homes is because they are beautiful.

The question we must ask ourselves is “what makes a log home beautiful?” Design, style and…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 9, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Home Building: 5 Remedial Solutions You Need for Your New Home

Concerned homeowners should know more about the conditions that lead to bigger problems in the future. They take remedial actions to avoid having to make very expensive home repairs. Worse, they could have damage so bad that someone might get injured. Homeowners should make use of five remedial…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 8, 2017 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Timber Block Wins 5 Awards Within Months, Including NAHB Global Innovation Award

Timber Block Homes has been building beautiful insulated log homes across North America and beyond for the last several years. In early 2016, am R-36 wall insulation was achieved, not just meeting, but exceeding, building codes related to wall insulation. This, along with other patented technology, and making a significant difference in the log home industry, resulted in not just one or 2,…


Added by Timber Block on February 3, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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