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Building your own log home: is DIY for you?
Whether you’re craving a rustic-heavy look, a contemporary creation or something in between, we can guarantee one thing: those dark, cramped images of log and timber frame homes of yesteryear are nowhere to be found.
6 steps to make the custom home building process doable, not daunting.
When thinking through the process of building a custom home, the words “overwhelming” or “daunting” might come to mind. We believe that what should come to mind are words like “rewarding,” “straightforward,” “thrilling," even.
Find your style: options for your log or timber frame home
Whether you’re craving a rustic-heavy look, a contemporary creation or something in between, we can guarantee one thing: those dark, cramped images of log and timber frame homes of yesteryear are nowhere to be found.
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 truly special — a place that would bring together the warmth and comfort of their extended family with the wild beauty of a lakeside log home. Living a busy life in Toronto,...
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 – chalet, cottage, your summer cabin, at some point you start to think, “Wouldn’t it be great to design and build our own cottage exactly the way we want it?“ If building your...
[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 in Ontario where hydro electric bills are climbing at rates never seen before, home buyers are more and more concerned about energy efficiency. And rightly so. In this article, we’ll look at...
[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 the wide range of wood stain colors for log homes along with a look at the “Bobcaygeon” model and his own home. (Did you miss the first installment? You can watch it...
[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 of the Green Woods. Recently we were excited to have our VP of Sales, Rich Kinsman, appear on the Marc & Mandy Show! Rich gave a tour of the Green Woods log...
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 luxury log cabin, a sprawling cabin with endless rooms might spring to mind. But how much space do you really need to live in luxury? In our own experience, it’s a common...
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 about versatility and contrast!   Log homes offer endless opportunities to play with texture and color combinations, whatever your style is. In fact, our designers here at Confederation Log & Timber Frame...
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 take much for her to convince her husband, Serge, that they should build their dream house on the property. A couple of friends of the Gazzolas had recently built their own log...
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 Ontario Chamber of Commerce!