Hybrid home

The Hybrid home is becoming more and more popular and Footprint Log Homes has just delivered its first conventional stick frame home. It will have board and batten siding, with beautiful timbers both inside and  out. This home is  under construction and we will post more photos as it progresses.

Footprint to Offer Stick Frame, Board & Batten, Timber Frame Accents and More

A Footprint Handcrafted or Hand Hewn log home, with its whole log construction, has a bold and striking appearance. The sturdiness and sense of presence are unrivaled. Footprint Handcrafted log homes are built using carefully selected Canadian Douglas Fir logs. They are pre-assembled at the manufacturing facility, and then disassembled and shipped to locations around […]

Log Cabin Under Construction

This log cabin, using the Sportsman floor plan, makes the most of available space. At 840 sq. ft., this cabin floor plan incorporates a separate bedroom and full bath. The cleverly designed kitchen includes bar seating, plus a separate dining area. The second story loft can be used for many different purposes — from relaxing to […]

The History of the Log Home

The Log Home has a long history with the oldest log home said to date from the year 30 BC. Here are a brief history and some interesting facts. Historically, log cabin construction has its roots in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. Although their origin is uncertain, the first log structures were probably being built in […]

What’s Included in the Milled Log Home Package?

Milled log home packages are one of the most popular options. However, the number one problem people have during their research is comparing “Apples to Apples.” Here’s some guidance to help you choose the right milled log home package for you. Our Footprint Milled Log Package Our milled log package includes… Design, drafting and site […]

How to Maintain Your Log Home

Maintain Your Log Home Investment It’s important to maintain your log home. It’s likely your biggest investment, so you need to protect it. Let’s talk about what to maintain, when and how things need to be done. Exterior Stain Protection You spent a considerable sum of money on your dream home. So, don’t skimp on […]

10 Tips to Maximize Your Log Home Budget

Your log home budget can go a lot farther, depending on the decisions you make when designing and building your custom log home. You and Your Log Home Budget! 10 Handy Tips Building up instead of out reduces cost of concrete on a large foundation. Keep roof lines simple… fancy roofs cost money! Keep corners […]