Today we’re on to Step #3 – Selecting a Building Site. If you already own the property on which you will be building your log cabin home then you are “one step” ahead of the game. You may want to…Continue
Added by Donald Parsons on November 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Step #2 – Prequalify and Establish your Budget. Even if you are in a cash equity situation and do not have to have a lending institution involved in your building project it is recommended that you set a budget for the project. Be realistic when setting your budget and like any goal you set for yourself –…Continue
Added by Donald Parsons on November 29, 2012 at 12:29pm — No Comments
Journalism school taught me that you begin with the important news and put the stuff that matters least at the bottom. I was reminded of this lesson when I received this email from a log-home company:
THIS ELECTION IS FINALLY OVER. AND, IT'S TIME FOR ALL OF US TO LIVE OUR LIVES AGAIN. THERE WAS SOME GOOD IN THE ELECTION FOR ALL OF US.…Continue
When you want to buy a new house you have to take out a mortgage loan. Mortgage loans are secured loans which you have to pay back at the end of the…Continue
Added by Jason Muller on November 22, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments
Work has slowed down on the cabin, letting us gear up for the next phase. Mr. Seals is up in the mountains hunting this weekend, but a few weeks ago Robin invited us over to help him celebrate his birthday ...
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Added by John Duke on November 18, 2012 at 10:33pm — No Comments
It’s true. Planning is the most time-consuming and important part of building a log home. Over the next few weeks we will be reviewing ten steps that will bring you closer to making your best move yet!
Step #1 – RESEARCH. Magazines, books,…Continue
The East Coast suffered a big blow from Superstorm Sandy, but it wasn’t an isolated weather disaster, just the latest. "We get a storm of the century every two years now,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo commented, Sandy left thousands homeless, prompting the need for new housing in its wake.
If that means rebuilding devastated areas with the same flimsy houses popping up practically overnight in developments all over America and if Governor Cuomo is correct, then we’re looking at…Continue
Added by Roland Sweet on November 10, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
I have been designing/building Handcrafted Log Homes for 33 years now and have seen many changes during these times and readily acccept change if it can improve my craft. Our website needed changes and this has never been a craftsmans' priority.....the Motto "build it and they will come" is no longer appropo...We needed to let people know that we can design and build to "suit" our clients needs and wants in any location in any species.
We are getting closer to that reality with our…Continue
Added by Tim Bullock on November 5, 2012 at 7:20pm — No Comments
I`m looking for ideas on furnishing an upstairs bedroom with a dormer in the middle. Would appreciate pictures of an established bedroom!
In the past few years there has been a resurgence of remodel, repair and restoration of existing homes and log homes. In addition, there has been an increasing interest in hybrid homes which are those structures built using different building techniques…Continue