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Let’s Talk About the Logs in Our Log Homes…
The eastern white pine trees used to harvest our logs are grown locally — and exclusively for Confederation — in northern Ontario. We’ve used the same supplier for decades due to their commitment to reforestation and harvesting trees in a sustainable and responsible way.
The Welsh’s Log Home: 15-Year Review
Owning a Confederation log or timber home is about more than owning a quality, sustainably-built structure, it’s about creating a connection to nature and the ones you love the most. But don’t take it from us. Here’s the story of fifteen-year veteran log homeowners, Gary and Rigita Welsh. Building a...
Logs vs. Timber Frame: Take the Quiz
Pop quiz time! If you’re ready to take the plunge into creating the perfect log or timber frame home, but not sure which one is right for you, our log and timber home questionnaire below can get you started in the right direction. Don’t worry, you don’t need a cheat...
Size Matters: How to create functional living space without expanding your home’s footprint.
(Or… how to get more for your money.) If building a log or timber frame home that lives large without actually being large is one of your goals, we’ve got good news: All it takes to maximize space in your home without expanding your footprint is careful planning and a...
Leave Airbnb Behind And Build YOUR Own Dream Cottage
If you’re tired of expensive rentals and scoring last-minute invites to someone else’s getaway, maybe it’s time to build your own.
Why Bungalows Are Making a Comeback
We break down why the bungalow — or ranch home — is a smart design choice and how you can make a bungalow floor plan fit you whatever style or stage of life.
Our Top 6 Floor Plans of 2019
See the six most popular, most downloaded plans of the year.
How Gary & Cindy got all the bells and whistles (without increasing their budget)
To build or to buy? Finding the perfect house in the ideal location is not easy. See how Gary and Cindy’s decision to build gave them everything they needed and more.
Designing Your Ideal Kitchen
Get inspired with planning tips and ideas for designing a custom kitchen, and enjoy a tour through eight of Confederation’s top kitchen designs.
The Roberts’ Owner Story – Making the Perfect Perfect Cottage Even Better
Take a look inside the Roberts’ lake cottage, and see how they designed a floor plan and space that is ideal for family gatherings, entertaining and outdoor living.
Get the WOW Factor:  7 Design Details that Will Turn Your Log Home Up to 11
You’ve waited your whole life to build the home of your dreams, so settling for anything less than knock-your-socks-off perfect shouldn’t be an option. If you’re needing a little inspiration to take your home to the next level, you’re in the right place. We’ve rounded up seven clever design tweaks...
How One Couple Traded Their Aging Cottage for the Log Home of Their Dreams
Find out how one couple took the “Hillcrest,” one of Confederation’s most popular floor plans; added their sketches to make their dream retirement home a reality; and then took off on a 6-month vacation while the home was being built.
After 40 Years, Here’s What Still Matters When You’re Building A Log Home
Back in 1979, the world was dancing to Michael Jackson’s first solo album, the Sony Walkman was the height of tech, and the average income was $17,500. Over the years, things have clearly changed for the better but thankfully some things have stayed the same, much to the delight of...