February 27, 2015| 2 min read

Are ALL Log Home Logs Created Equal?

By Dorie Workman

There are some that think the logs used in log homes are all created equal.  That's ...

February 19, 2015| 4 min read

The History of Log Homes

By Dorie Workman

The origin of the log structure is uncertain. It is probable that it began in northern Europe ...

January 23, 2015| 2 min read

Log Home Construction Bids - How do Builders Charge?

Sorting out the differences between ‘fixed bid’ and ‘cost plus’. Even if you plan on doing some or ...

January 16, 2015| 6 min read

What's New in Heating and Cooling Technologies for Log Homes

From a recent post on the Log Home Council's Web page - another great and timely article that is ...

January 9, 2015| 1 min read

NC Log Home Owners use Strategic Planning

Good strategy, communication, vision and hard work eventually pay off for two homeowners who used ...

January 2, 2015| 4 min read

8 Ways to Stick to Your Log Home Building/Remodeling Budget

Recently I ran across this blog on houzz.com (written by Bud Dietrich, AIA) and thought it was very ...

December 12, 2014| 1 min read

Modifying Pre-Designed Log Home Plans to Meet YOUR Needs

         Although Appalachian Log Structures offers over 60 pre-designed log home floor plans, the ...

December 5, 2014| 1 min read

Is YOUR Log Home Manufacturer a Log Homes Council Member?

Building your dream log home is likely one of the largest investments you will make in your ...

November 13, 2014| 1 min read

Energy Performance of Log Homes

A lot has been written about the energy efficiency of log homes.  When discussing this topic with ...

November 6, 2014| 2 min read

We're MORE Than a Producer of Log Homes!

Most people think of Appalachian Log Structures as a producer of log cabin homes, but we're SO much ...

October 30, 2014| 2 min read

Halloween, Trick or Treat and Appalachian Log Structures

Remember the good old days - when you would put on your home made or store bought costume and walk ...

October 2, 2014| 2 min read

A Fireside Chat about Fireplaces in Log Homes

When speaking with folks about their dream log cabin home the 3 features of the home that they are ...

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