Do You Dream About 
Living in a Log Cabin?

Welcome to Log Cabin Connection! This is a collection of tips, advice and resources pertaining to cabins and log homes, gleaned from years of experience as a licensed contractor and log home builder in the mountains of western North Carolina.

Our aim is to provide a complete compendium of ideas and best practices for everyone intrigued by log home living. We will follow the process of achieving your dream of living in your own log home from start to finish.

Log Cabin Connection is a one-stop resource for questions, guidance, advice and practical step-by-step instructions for your log home needs.




PLANNING THE PERFECT LOG HOME


All great journeys begin with the first step, and this can be the most fun of all as you dream about the perfect cabin design and begin to make preparations by buying land for your cabin.

Do you see this as your long-term home? Consider universal design ideas that would allow you to retire in your cabin.

Learn about the different styles of logs used to build cabins and how you can save money right from the start with clever cabin design tips.

Are you concerned how you can finance a log home? We’ll cover:

We provide you with cabin floor plans as well as options and resources for online cabin plans. Or design your own cabin using log home design software that provides 3-dimensional views and virtual walk-throughs.


Buying Land Cabin Design Cabin Interior Design
Buying Land
Log Home Design
Cabin Interior Design
Cabin Financing Cabin Floor Plans Cabin Inspection
Log Home Financing
Cabin Floor Plans
Cabin Inspection




BUILDING LOG CABINS


When you’re ready to begin building your log cabin, you can turn to this section where we cover all the best building practices and share the building tips we’ve learned building cabins. We discuss log home building tools and log home building schools. We cover everything from cabin roofing to SIPs to choosing the best cabin ceiling fans.

If you’re interested in cabins, you’re probably already interested in green living.

Some people will be interested in building with a log home kit so we share what to shop for, and discuss log home manufacturers, cabin kits and what you can expect to spend, the new trend towards smaller log homes, and the surprising value offered by modular log homes.


Cabin Building Energy Efficiency Green Building
Cabin Building
Energy Efficiency
Green Building
Log Cabin Kits Modular Log Homes Log Home Manufacturers
Log Cabin Kits
Modular Log Homes
Log Home Manufacturers




LOG HOME LIVING


In log home living we cover cabin decorating and rustic décor as well as log home interior design and specific design elements such as fireplacesoutdoor rooms and outdoor kitchensiron railings and cabin kitchen countertops.

Every home requires on-going maintenance and log homes are no exception. To keep your log home in top shape we cover the issues unique to log homes:

Should it get a bit run-down, we cover cabin repair and the more extensive log home restoration, along with ideas and checklists for cabin inspections to help you evaluate a cabin you’re buying or your own cabin.

Our section on cabin rentals covers what to keep in mind when renting a cabin, some great areas of the country to visit while renting and some of the best honeymoon rentals available.


Cabin Decorating Log Home Landscaping Log Cabin Maintenance
Cabin Decorating
Log Home Landscaping
Log Home Maintenance
Log Cabin Rentals Cabin Restoration
Log Home Rentals
Cabin Restoration




RESOURCES AND EDUCATION


This section covers general topics, such as log home FAQs, a cabin glossary as well as a cabin restoration glossary so you can speak intelligently with contractors, builders, and other log home owners.

Advance your log home education and learn something new through our virtual library, with recommended books and magazines, cabin book reviews to help you decide (submit your own review and we'll post it for everyone to share) and assorted cabin articles related to log home living.

We introduce you to the larger log home community with the vast array of cabin blogs online, Log and Timber Home Shows, and other ways to link up with fellow log home enthusiasts.


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Log Home Education
Log Home Community
Log Home Articles



Do you have a log cabin story you would like to share? Please submit it on our cabin stories page and we’ll post it for everyone to read!



Finally, if you have learned something here or like what you see we ask that you share this log home site with others, Like us on Facebook, browse our links page for helpful connections and add a relevant link, and consider advertising here if you offer a log home related service or product.

Wherever your personal journey may take you, feel free to step in along the way and join us as we explore all things related to log cabins.




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Buying Land Cabin Design Cabin Interior Design
Buying Land
Log Home Design
Cabin Interior Design
Cabin Financing Cabin Floor Plans Cabin Inspection
Log Home Financing
Cabin Floor Plans
Cabin Inspection
Cabin Building Energy Efficiency Green Building
Cabin Building
Energy Efficiency
Green Building
Log Cabin Kits Modular Log Homes Log Home Manufacturers
Cabin Kits
Modular Log Homes
Log Home Manufacturers
Cabin Decorating Log Home Landscaping Log Cabin Maintenance
Cabin Decorating
Log Home Landscaping
Log Home Maintenance
Log Cabin Rentals Cabin Restoration Log Home Community
Cabin Rentals
Cabin Restoration
Log Home Community


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