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Creating a Log Cabin Loft Office

Whether you run your business from home, occasionally telecommute or just want a private spot to get away and pay bills, a log cabin loft office may be right for you. A loft office is appealing for many reasons. You can keep an eye on things downstairs while being removed from the constant activity. You can shorten your commute to just a walk up the stairs. It’s better than the unfinished dark basement or being relegated to a corner of a room with another purpose. Continue reading

Firm Foundations for Log Cabins

Deciding on the type of foundation for your log cabin is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the building process. Placing your log cabin on a solid foundation is critical to its long-term support and longevity. Knowing what foundation types are available as well as learning exactly what goes into building a log cabin foundation are critical to your success and satisfaction as a log cabin owner. Continue reading

Log Cabin Pet Spaces

Our furry friends are part of the family.  To make them feel right at home, consider making log cabin pet spaces for them.   Whether canine, feline, or something else design for the life of your pet and your family.  Here just a few ways to make your log cabin home per friendly. Continue reading

Log Cabin Hardscaping

Log cabin hardscaping is essential to creating attractive outdoor living spaces and curb appeal. The hardscaping plan should work in concert with the landscaping design.  While landscaping covers all of the living parts of the yard, hardscaping includes all of the man-made elements such as walkways, seating, lighting, structures, fences and decorative elements.  Here are just a few factors to consider when formulating your plan.  Continue reading

Staging a Log Cabin Rental

Many log cabin owners subsidize the cost of ownership by renting their properties to vacationers.  Whether you are using a local rental agency or an online service, you will want your home to look its best in advertisements.  Staging a log cabin rental ensures that you present your property in the best possible light.  Vacationers want to be able to picture a getaway retreat.  Here are a few tips to help travelers envision themselves enjoying the log cabin life at your rental. Continue reading

Log Cabin Energy Code Compliance

State and local governments have had building codes in place for hundreds of years to protect public health, safety and general welfare.  A more recent addition to building codes are energy codes which can cover walls, floors, ceiling insulation, windows, air leakage and duct leakage.  The standards for energy code compliance vary from state to state and from municipality to municipality.  Compliance is the responsibility of those constructing the home.  In most cases, log cabin energy code compliance is expected just as in traditionally built homes. Continue reading