Is There a Way to Build a Log Home That Isn't Expensive as Heck?

Is There a Way to Build a Log Home That Isn't Expensive as Heck?

If you have always dreamed of owning a log home or cabin, dream no more. eLogHomes can design, supply and build you a high-quality log home, to your specifications. This beautiful Walnut Creek home is just one of the many examples of eLogHomes fine, quality craftsmanship.

Richard Spoor, the President of eLogHomes, understands that a log home is one of the most important and largest purchases and investments someone can make. His team of dedicated professionals, each with 20-35 years industry experience, takes the stress out of designing and building high-quality, affordable log homes and they work hard to provide prospective buyers with the knowledge required to make informed decisions toward purchasing a log home that is uniquely theirs. Since their beginning, in 2009, eLogHomes have created over 300 log home models and provide photographs, floor plans, blue prints and even virtual tours to help take the guesswork out of buying a log home. Spoor states that their mission at eLogHomes is to provide families with their dream log home and his company does this by delivering a high quality home within each individuals level of affordability. Not only are eLogHomes high-quality, they are also manufactured to be maintainable, energy-efficient homes and the company itself tries to be as green and eco-friendly as possible, making the smallest possible imprints on the environment.

Your dream is only the purchase of a kit away. Your first purchase is a set of preliminary blueprints for less than $300, which can be done online. is the website that helps you to visualize your dream and realize achieving it is closer (and maybe less expensive) than you think, but you can also visit their sales centers in Saugerties, NY and Battleboro, NC for that personal touch. Walnut Creek is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom log home of 560 square feet on the first floor with additional space in the porch deck and loft. You can choose a number of different log styles for your home, including original classic, contemporary bevel and notch lap. You can also choose different log corners, such as notch and pass, dovetail, saddlenotch and contemporary. Eastern White Pine is the wood of choice for log walls and log siding. eLogHomes states it is the best species because of its superb workability, solid knots, superior stability, affordability and high insulation value.

This beautiful Walnut Creek design follows the small house movement, which is a return to houses of less than 1,000 square feet. The early inspiration for this movement started with Henry David Thoreau and his publication of his book Walden, but a more recent pioneer includes Lloyd Kahn, author of Shelter (1973). The increase in popularity of small homes and the rapid increase in the number of both amateur and professional builders has led to the concern of safety and in 2013 an Alliance of tiny house builders formed to promote ethical business practices and to offer guidelines for construction of tiny houses. Smaller homes are attractive because they tend to be less expensive that larger ones in terms of taxes and building, heating, maintenance and repair costs. The emphasis is also on design, over size. The movement is an architectural and social one that simply advocates living simply. eLogHomes is Better Business Bureau accredited and make the process of purchasing your own log-dream-home a simple reality. It really is that easy to own your own log home, and you can have peace of mind while doing it with Richard Spoors eLogHomes team.

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