Gastineau Log Homes Celebrates 35 Year Anniversary

In October 1977, Gastineau Log Homes opened their doors for the very…

Chris Wood, Vice President at Hearthstone Homes, Earns 2012 S.A. Walters Award

The Building Systems Councils (BSC) of the National Association of Home Builders…

Discover How a Wounded Marine and His Family Received a Mortgage Free Log Home

2013 Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Marketing & Home Design

For more than a decade, the Building Systems Councils’ awards program has…

Chinese Embrace the Rustic Appeal of Log Homes

Think of log cabins and what comes to mind are charming chalets…

True North Log Homes Introduces New Home Plan, Inspired By Nature

In homage to one of Mother Nature‚Äôs works of art, True North…

Info Graphic from PrecisionCraft Answers Common Questions

  PrecisionCraft Log & Timber Homes put out this really cool “infographic”…

National Log Home Open House in July

Log and Timber Homes Council Members Celebrate National Log Home Open House…

The Fire Performance of Log Walls: How Solid Walls Respond to Fire

What is the fire rating for a solid wood wall? Fire ratings…

The Fire Performance of Log Homes: Fire Control & Safety

Building Code Requirements & Controlling Fire Hazard The primary focus of design…

The Fire Performance of Log Homes: Log Walls

Assessing Fire Hazard & The Life of a Fire It often appears…

The Fire Performance of Log Walls: Fire Facts

The popularity of log buildings is illustrated by growing numbers of log…

The Fire Performance of Log Walls

Did you know that log walls offer better fire protection than conventional…

How to Appraise Log Homes: Summary

Just as with frame construction, log and timber homes show wide variation…

How to Appraise Log Homes: Shrinkage & Settlement

Settlement occurs in all types of houses, but the nature of log…

How to Appraise Log Homes: Log Home Maintenance

While not a factor in appraising a log and timber home to…

How to Appraise Log Homes: Roof Systems for Log Homes

A variety of roof systems are used in log and timber homes….

How to Appraise Log Homes: Log Building Systems

Corner Systems Corner systems vary in complexity and many manufacturers offer more…

How to Appraise Log Homes: Types of Log Homes

Hand-Crafted Log Homes These are one-of-a-kind homes built by a log and…

How to Appraise Log Homes: The Log Home Market

Many people are drawn to log and timber homes, and the appeal…

How to Appraise Log Homes-Introduction

While log and timber homes appeal to many home buyers, determining their…