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March 2016 Blog Posts (29)


Introducing Timber Block’s new Luberon Model!

#TimberBlock2016 is coming to Timber Block Custom Homes April 9, 2016. This  event will be one of the most exciting events of the year, not only for Timber Block, but for future home owners, builders and developers across  the country.

Just this week, Timber Block announced a sneak peek of #TimberBlock2016,…


Added by Timber Block on March 7, 2016 at 12:43pm — No Comments

How can you build a log home on a budget?

How to save money when building or renovating a cabin.

By Daphne Howland

Everyone knows that when you’re building or renovating a cabin, you should have a carefully devised financial plan. But planning your retreat becomes especially crucial when funds are limited. The most important factor is something integral to any…


Added by Kristen Hopf on March 4, 2016 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Maintaining your cabins floors in the winter

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Q. Our three-season cabin is on the north shore of Lake Michigan in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We are now finishing an 18x18-foot addition that has a crawl space underneath. We would like to install some type of hardwood or engineered hardwood on the floors, but we’re concerned…


Added by Kristen Hopf on March 4, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

How To Protect Your Home from Common Types of Weather Damage

If you live in cold-weather climates, each year you are probably faced with blizzards, icy conditions, snow, and freezing rainstorms. This weather can potentially threaten your homes structure, foundation, and sometimes put your family’s safety at risk. For all homeowners, it’s important to take necessary steps to combat the challenges of winter weather before and after this season hits. …


Added by Brooke Chaplan on March 3, 2016 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Log House Bathrooms Tips

Smart design is the starting block to a bathroom that will satisfy.

By Mercedes Hayes  

find bathrooms to be the most difficult rooms of the house to conceptualize. After all, with the exception of your kitchen, the bathroom has the most complicated plan and must withstand multiple functions and frequent use.…


Added by Kristen Hopf on March 3, 2016 at 10:42am — No Comments

10 Tiny Log Houses You Can Rent

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably noticed that tiny houses are taking the residential market by storm. But could you really live in a teeny tiny house all the time? Why not try before you buy with one of these 10 tiny houses located in 10 different states. (Click on the picture for full details.)

#1. Located just two miles north of Nashville, this Tennessee tiny house bring a contemporary feel to cabin living. Plus, it actually has enough space to sleep four adults!

#1. Located just two miles north of Nashville, this…


Added by Kristen Hopf on March 3, 2016 at 10:40am — No Comments

Agent Advice: How to Choose a Real Estate Agent for Log Homes

Selling and buying a log home or cabin is a serious business transaction, but people often make impulsive or uninformed decisions that end up costing them money and time. Below explains four ways to make sure that you choose the right realtor.

Know the Responsibilities of a Real Estate Agent

Real estate agents have very specific responsibilities. For…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 2, 2016 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Landscape Escape: Ideas to Add Charm to a Boring Backyard

There are numerous ways you can transform a boring backyard into an attractive, and more enjoyable space. You can choose budget-friendly weekend projects, make an investment in a large project, or make landscape changes that encompass both of those concepts. Use these tips to your own advantage when thinking of ways to improve your backyard and make your patio the place friends and family want to gather.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on March 1, 2016 at 7:13pm — No Comments

9 Log Home Speciality Rooms

Everyone has a favorite pastime, but if yours borders on obsession, why not devote an area of your log home to its pursuit? Get inspired by these eclectic hobby hotspots.

For the rest of the game rooms, wine cellars, art studios and more, visit…


Added by Kristen Hopf on March 1, 2016 at 6:17pm — No Comments

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