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Log and Timber Home Living

Log and Timber Home Living September 2019

The nation’s premier log home magazine, Log Home Living encourages the dream of log home ownership. Each issue celebrates the log home lifestyle, provides practical advice, and offers photo tours of the nation’s most beautiful log homes.

United States
Active Interest Media
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8 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
forever home

When you stop to think about it, choosing a new log home is a lot like dating. It starts with pure physical attraction. You see a house in a magazine, online or during your travels and think, “Wow — that’s spectacular! There’s something so unique about it. I love the shape of the logs and the color of the stain.” In short, you have a connection. But if you think you could get serious about this relationship, you’re not satisfied with mere exterior appearances. You need to know what a log home is like on the inside — see if it’s compatible and has the right personality. So you delve a little deeper. You reach out to log home producers. You tour model homes and get a sense as to what…

1 min.
online resources

loghome.com LHL WEEKLY Our free weekly newsletter points you to helpful planning, design and maintenance articles that will save you time and money. Plus, you’ll get first dibs on special deals from our partners. Subscribe now at loghome.com/newsletters CONNECT WITH US Chat with our editors and share ideas, successes and photos with other log home enthusiasts. It’s the best place to get questions answered — and you might even see your story in the magazine! loghome.com/facebook loghome.com/twitter loghome.com/pinterest loghome.com/instagram loghomeu.com (an online community for log home enthusiasts) TAKE IT WITH YOU Find all of our digital editions at loghome.com/digital…

1 min.
with hochstetler you don’t have to choose between quality and price-you get both.

We’ve been in business since 1986, guided by a single commitment - to provide the finest quality log homes for a fair and honest price. We call it value, our customers call it more bang for their buck. Quality Processing Quality begins with the careful selection of suitable trees and continues with the meticulous grading and drying process. Using our state-of-the-art Yates planer and SII dry kilns our craftsmen produce the highest quality timbers in the industry. It’s your assurance of precision-milled, strong, stable logs and the resultant piece of mind. Quality Design Although quality is most evident in the logs and timbers we select it is stressed in every aspect of our operation. For instance, we have experienced designers that will meet with you and transform your ideas into a well-planned, energy-efficient home.…

1 min.
renewed spirit

Roger Wade photos; Original Log Provider: Mountain View Log Homes. Joseph Hilliard photos; Jubach Log Homes home…

1 min.
log & timber home buying workshop

Whether you’re on the brink of buying a log or timber home and want answers to your most pressing questions or you’re considering a custom wood home and you’re starting to investigate your options, Timberhaven Log & Timber Homes wants to help. On Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the log and timber home producer is hosting a free education seminar to help guide you through the home-buying process. Collectively, Timberhaven’s staff has an average of 28 years of experience providing design and construction advice to log and timber home clients. In this workshop, these well-seasoned professionals will: • Present package options and services. • Guide you on a tour of their manufacturing facility. • Discuss important considerations when buying land and perfecting home designs. • Provide a detailed design overview, from…

2 min.
a dream restored

Growing up on the south side of Chicago, I knew nothing about Vermont and even less about log homes. My only experience with the latter was when my dad gave me a set of Lincoln Logs. I loved the interlocking logs, the chimney and the green roof. My dad, like many of us, always wanted a log home. I inherited this desire from him. A few decades later, I was living in New York City and had a vacation from my job at CBS Sports with no specific plans for my time off. So, I drove my old motorcycle to southern Vermont to see the state for the first time. I ended up in a cool little town called Wilmington. As I rode around, I saw some chalets, some timber frame…