Do you really have to remove snow from the roof of your log home? Do some roofs fare better with the snow than others? For example: metal roofs vs shingle roofs. Here’s what you need to know about roof snow removal for your log home.
Check out photos of 10 of the most expensive homes for sale in the U.S. Two of them are log homes for sale with strikingly different characteristics and a 53,000-square-foot difference between them! One is in Colorado, and the other is in Wyoming. View photos and details here.
Are you in the process of building a log home?Or maybe you recently built or moved into a log cabin and would be interested in sharing some unique or interesting stories about your log home experiences……
Despite the fact that the Log Cabin Society of Michigan has been trying for the past 10 years to get a log cabin featured on a U.S. postage stamp — no no avail — the U.S. Mint has decided to put a log cabin on the U.S. penny!
Check out which celebrities own log cabins… Some of the following celebrity log homes are considered vacation homes or part-time residences… but how many celebrities actually live in just one home year-round anyway?
Abraham Lincoln’s farm land is up for sale to raise money for a new log cabin and visitor’s center. Small parcels of the 4-acre tract will be sold to the general public. The monies raised will be used to restore the log cabin that is located on the property.
No, the log home mansion featured on CMT’s Gone Country is NOT John Rich’s house. It’s part of Barbara Mandrell’s former estate in Nashville.
I wrote earlier about how you can get a free 1-year subscription to Log Home Living magazine. I’ve already received mine, and I enjoy that magazine VERY much. Good news… now, you can get a free subscription to Log Homes Illustrated, too! Here’s how.
Log homes vs other types of homes… Here are some online polls you can participate in to share your thoughts on log cabins and log homes.
Each bi-monthly issue of Creative Ideas from Lowe’s is jam-packed with lots of fun ideas for your home. Most of them are easy enough that you can even do them yourself. And there are close to 40 full-color pages in each issue of this magazine! They also have 2 other freebie magazines to choose from. Here are the details…
Check out this custom log cabin playhouse! This one was made for the Make A Wish Foundation, but they have a kit so you can make one yourself.
The 2007 Log and Timber Home Workbook is a great manual to prepare you for building a log or timber frame home. It’s FREE.
Follow along on TV… Watch as they build the log cabin right before your eyes each week and incorporate each of the features that people like you & me have suggested for this one-of-a-kind log home. Check here to see if you have the DIY Network in your area.
Sign up to receive a FREE one-year subscription to Log Home Living Magazine here.
Details about how you can buy a log cabin from Pioneer Log Cabins and you get a free Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
Yep, you could have your very own log home… for FREE. But you have to act fast. This log home in Eldersburg, Maryland has to be moved or dismantled by October 23, 2007. Details here…
Breaking news!… Here is the 2008 schedule for Log & Timber Frame Expos in the U.S. as well as the schedule for the rest of 2007. Locations for 2008 include: Atlanta,GA; Sacramento, CA; Charlotte, NC; Springfield, MA; Fredericksburg, VA; Indianapolis, IN; Portland, OR; and Branson, MO.
Check out this one-of-a-kind cookbook that’s filled with recipes that were created and tested in the kitchens of log home companies that are members of the Log Homes Council. All proceeds go to the National Cancer Awareness Foundation. Or, enter to win one for FREE here!…
HGTV is running a special about log homes. It’s called ‘Amazing Log Homes’ and it will air on April 29, April 30, and May 6, 2007.
The world’s first RV — built in 1914 — was actually made from a single redwood tree! As a result, they called the vehicle ‘the Travel Log’. Read the interesting story about this RV built from the log of a redwood tree.
Blemishes and nail holes in wood trim and log walls are two things that most log home owners are going to want to ‘hide’ at some point — especially if you’re trying to sell your log cabin or log home.
This is a tribute to people who see things for what they are and can appreciate the simple things in life… computer terminology not being one of them!
DIY designer, Amy Dewers is writing a log cabin blog called Blog Cabin. It’s an interactive site that includes lots of opportunities for YOU to help her design and build a log cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains. You design it. DIY builds it. You could win it!
If, like me, you enjoy flipping through old home design & decorating magazines — even some women’s magazines — for their wealth of ideas, as well as time- and money-saving facts… then listen up!
The Log and Timber Home Show is taking place at the Nashville Convention Center on Commerce Street downtown Nashville Tennessee February 16-18, 2007. Here’s what you can expect…
Want to buy your loved one something special ‘for the house’? Here’s a fun & creative way to surprise your loved one with your very ‘special’ gift on that very special day. See how to package your ‘special’ gift… in a way that only a devoted homebuilder who loves you dearly could appreciate!
Without a doubt, one of the hottest items for kids this year is the Little Tikes Log Cabin! But everywhere you look, this log home playhouse for kids is ‘out of stock’. GOOD NEWS: I found it online. But it won’t last for long… so get yours now!
Many log home owners are dog owners, like us. But, one thing that’s different is this: Many of log home owners are not including their pets in their log home design & decorating plans. We are actually incorporating a handful of ‘design features’ that will simplify things a bit — for ourselves and for our dogs.
Here’s a complete list of magazines that would be of interest to log home and timber frame home builders. Which one should you choose to subscribe to? Here’s my opinion…
I cannot thank Honest Abe enough for putting together this Annual Tour of Log Homes for their prospective log home clients. Here are highlights from our day visiting the open houses of 2 log homes under construction, and 2 log homes that had recently been finished.
If you’ve already built the home of your dreams, then submit a picture of your log home to Country’s Best Log Homes, and you’ll likely see it in a 2007 issue of the magazine. Here’s how…
When you go to a log home show, some attendees will be in various stages of the building process, while others will be done building and attend the show more for the decorating & maintenance ideas alone. Luckily, there’s something for everyone at a log home show!
Here are some Log Home Shows you may be interested in attending… no matter where you live.