Category Archives: Cabin Guides

Guides on how to buy, build, and maintain your log home.

Log Homes & Allergies | Complete Guide

Log homes are beautiful, rustic, and associated with nature. We often refer to log homes as a lifestyle. Since log homes are a unique way of life, many people often ask about preventing allergies in their cabin. Even if you love the outdoors allergies can cause life to be pretty miserable. In this guide we […]

Log Home Health Benefits

People choose log homes for all kinds of reasons. Log homes have beautiful aesthetics, are great insulators, and typically go with the outdoor lifestyle. But did you know that there are plenty of health benefits that also come with log homes? Here are the top health benefit that come with choosing a Log Home: Improved […]

Common Log Home Health Problems & Preventions

One of the top questions we get are a variation of: Are log homes healthy? Many people seek the log home life for a healthier lifestyle. But are there health problems that come with log homes and if so what are they? Here we will break down the common log home health problems and how […]

What is the difference between a contractor and builder?

If you are building a home, you most likely will need to find someone to build it for you. If you are not building the home yourself, then there are basically two options… you can hire a general contractor or hire a builder. While many people may assume that these two are the same, there […]

How to install log railing | Guide

Log railings are a beautiful way to add to the aesthetic of your log home or any deck for that matter. In this guide we will go over everything you need to know about log railings and how to install them. How to install log railings: Things you will need: Purchase your log railings and […]

Chinking A Very Old Log Home | A Guide

If you have purchased or inherited a very old cabin or log home, you most likely have just inherited a project. Chinking has changed drastically from what it used to be. Old chinking used to be made of different mixes like mortar. Check: Different Types Of Chinking. Today chinking is much easier to apply, last […]

Natural Log Home Stain | The Need To Knows

If you are building a cabin or a log home, you will have to treat it. Treating your log home is very important to keeping it sealed and ensuring that your log home will live a long and healthy life. Before we dive into this article we have a disclaimer: We DO NOT recommend any […]