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April 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Have You Thought About Landscape Design For Your Future Log Home?

While getting started on the plans for your new log home, part of your plans will have to include landscape design.


There are many things to think about when planning your landscaping project! Do you entertain a lot, and want plenty of green space? Do you want it smaller and cozy? Do you like to garden?



Added by Timber Block on April 26, 2013 at 5:50pm — 1 Comment

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Added by Steve Walsh on April 25, 2013 at 3:32pm — 1 Comment

Not Just Log Homes Part 11

The Treehouse is finished and awaiting finish. The roof is an EDPM membrane, the flooring is all ERC, the logs are Honey Locust and the other members are white pine. Note the double hinged entry to the upper level. Enjoy,

Tim Bullock…


Added by Tim Bullock on April 24, 2013 at 12:52pm — 4 Comments

Building Basics

When prospective cabin and log-home owners first begin to look at all the options available to them, it can be a little daunting. To start, it’s a custom building project, which is very different from the standard home purchase to which most people are accustomed. Logs are also a different building product than most homeowners are accustomed to in terms of construction technique and design aesthetic — which, of course, is part of the draw of building with them in the first…


Added by Whitney Richardson on April 24, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments

Buckets of rain

Bob Dylan has a touring schedule that would be grueling for a man half his age. He was in California on Saturday, New York on Sunday, and is in Richmond on Tuesday. He can't be in it for the money.

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Added by John Duke on April 16, 2013 at 1:16am — No Comments

Log Home Pricing

Hello Folks, Love the blog on square foot pricing. As a Dealer/Builder that question is usually the first one asked. I don't easily volunteer that information except to say that all log homes are custom and can vary according to the bells and whistles. We like to help them find a design so that we can give them a turnkey estimate. Our package supplies all the components needed to build up to cabinets and mechanicals. The package price reflects close to one third of total costs to build a…


Added by James W. Harbin on April 9, 2013 at 12:36pm — No Comments

What Does It Cost?

That, of course, is the million-dollar question for any prospective cabin owner. It's usually followed up with an inquiry on the cost per square foot. The problem with trying to quote flat numbers in regard to custom-home building is exactly that — it's a custom project, which means it's susceptible to any number of variables, from the design you chose to the finishing touches you select.

I had the opportunity to chat with a number of company representatives at the Log & Timber…


Added by Whitney Richardson on April 8, 2013 at 11:16am — No Comments

How to Properly Compare Log Home Packages.

If you’ve done any research at all comparing log home companies one of the first things you realized is that they all offer different types of packages or materials. When trying to compare “apples to apples” you soon learn that it is a virtually impossible task since the material packages are different as well as the quality and type of…


Added by Donald Parsons on April 5, 2013 at 11:54am — No Comments

Unique Considerations When Building A Cedar Log Home In Arizona

by Aaron Moore

From the mountain ranges of Show Low to the pine forests around Payson, you have a host of beautiful options for building a Handcrafted Cedar Log Home in Arizona. This southwestern State is home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the United States.

If you've been thinking about designing a log home in Arizona with your husband or wife,…


Added by Moore Log and Timber Homes on April 4, 2013 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Three things you'll love about cedar log home living in Colorado

by Aaron Moore


With its mountainous terrain and wide range of ideal weather, Colorado is a popular destination for second home owners and retirees looking for a change of lifestyle.  For many, living in a handcrafted cedar log home is a part of that.   

To make the most…


Added by Moore Log and Timber Homes on April 4, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Blasting Media

 Reading the posts about the different blasting media on here I see a lot about cob, glass and in smaller degree sand.

 Has anyone here ever tried soda blasting?  Pros?   Cons?

Added by C.L. Atkins on April 4, 2013 at 12:38pm — 2 Comments

"All About Log Homes" Infographic

Got questions about log home maintenance or styles? PrecisionCraft Log and Timber Homes just released a fun and informative infographic entitled, “All About Log Homes” that will help answer your basic questions!

Follow the link to see the full infographic:…


Added by PrecisionCraft on April 3, 2013 at 5:27pm — No Comments

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