Here’s a great list of environmentally-friendly green log home products and suppliers. So, if you’re trying to make your currently log home more green or you’ll soon be building your very own green log home, here are some companies that will make your life easier!
I learned a few things about the differences between attached garages vs detached garages vs basement garages. Here’s what I found…
With hurricane season upon us — June 1 through November 30 — I thought it might be worthwhile to see how well log homes fare under typical hurricane conditions. You’ll also find some excellent tips here if you are currently building a log home and you want it to be able to withstand hurricane force winds!
John Anthony put together a nice little summary of what’s hot and what’s not in terms of home design and remodeling these days. John’s report was based on research he conducted for the National Association of Realtors. I summarize them here to keep people thinking about ‘the big picture’ and the wide variety of options you have available to you when building or remodeling a home, based on current trends.
I’d always admired what I call ‘barn-looking’ garage doors — you know, with the criss-crossed wooden slats that give a door that rustic, barn-like look. But I figured they were either a pipe dream, because they’d be too expensive, or that Jim wouldn’t like them. But after seeing the doors available from The Great Northern Door Company, we’re pretty sure we’re going this route now!
Here’s a growing list of the reasons that I look forward to moving OUT of a ‘traditional home’ in a ‘traditional subdivision’ and INTO a non-traditional home — a log home — in a non-traditional setting — on a lake.
Here are some garage tips that might come in handy when designing your garage bays, choosing your garage doors & openers, and laying out the storage space in your new home — both inside and outside. One thing’s for sure: You want to be able to accommodate your families growing needs. By including adequate space in your new garage, you could alleviate a lot of headaches later!