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After nearly 40 years and thousands of happy homebuyers, we know the hardest part of building your dream log or timber frame home can be just getting started. Get to know other log home homeowners, learn about design and decor options, download the plans we share - you'll find it all here and we're adding new content all the time!
Find your style: options for your log or timber frame home
BONUS! Get our free  Explore design opportunities and find your personal style. Take a moment to imagine your dream home. Does...
No floor plan? No problem! How one couple designed their cozy log home retreat.
When it came to creating their dream home, Al Kaminskas and his wife Lucia knew they deserved something...
How to lock in your pricing on your log home
From groceries to energy bills – it seems like everything is going up, up, up lately. Part of...
How to plan the perfect log home for retirement
For so many of our great clients, their log or timber frame home is the realization of a...
Log Home Pricing: the key to happy outcomes, is a realistic budget
One of the most frequent questions we get asked is “how much does a log home cost?”
Build the Cottage of Your Dreams
Ah, the cottage. Will this be the last summer you rent? No matter what you call it –...
[VIDEO] Are Log Homes Energy Efficient Homes?
Wrapping up our 3-video series, Rich Kinsman answers this often-asked question: are log homes energy efficient homes? Here...
[VIDEO] Choosing the Perfect Wood Stain for Your Log Home
In the second installment of Rich’s appearance on the Marc & Mandy Show, he and Evelyn talk about...
[VIDEO] Log Home Ceiling Ideas & Options for Your Dream Home
Join our VP of Sales, Rich Kinsman on the Marc and Mandy Show to discuss the unique features...
Small Cabin Plans: Living Large in Small Spaces
BONUS! Interested in small cabin plans less than 2,000 sq ft? featured in this article. When you picture a...
Top 6 Log Home Kitchen Trends for 2016
From the rustic and traditional to the bold and contemporary, the latest log cabin kitchen trends are all...
A Dream House Come True: The Homestead
Monika Gazzola has always known she wanted a log home. After purchasing land in Kirkfield, Ontario, it didn’t...
An award for all – a log home is a green home
1867 Confederation Log Homes is the proud recipient of the 2015 winner of the Sustainability Award by the...