Designing / BuildingHome & Garden

My Dream Home Idea Notebook goes everywhere I go! It has all the must-haves for our new house (measurements, colors, photos). Easy Dream House idea file tips

In our master bathroom, there is no door on the walk-in shower. After much research, we decided we like this trend! Our top 15 doorless walk-in shower ideas

Residential Bathroom Code Requirements. Standard bathroom dimensions, sizes, and space requirements for showers, bathtubs, toilets, sinks, vanities. Room sizes for a full bath, half bath, water closet, powder room. Plus, ADA bathroom requirements and online tools to save time & money designing your bathroom!

Thinking of building your new log home from a log cabin kit? Here's what you need to know BEFORE you start exploring log home kits!

All about one of the first log homes built in the Craftsman or Arts & Crafts style. See pictures of Craftsman style log homes built to incorporate the same features.

Why would you put a non-wood door on a log home? Because you can't tell the difference - see for yourself! 13 reasons to choose fiberglass doors/composite doors.

A tribute to all the fireplaces we never used... and the one we're putting in our new log home. Fireplace design & placement ideas that helped too!

We went to an Honest Abe log raising and learned the following random tidbits about how Honest Abe builds log homes.I found these things the most interesting.


Considering a wood heating system for your home? Reasons why wood burning home heating can be a positive change for you as a homeowner, and for the environment.