log home maintenance

Log homes offer a beautiful, unique way of living. Based on how homes hundreds of years ago were constructed throughout the United States, many improvements have been made to offer a truly different take on the interior and exterior of a modern home. With the beauty and craftsmanship of a log home, such a location does require slightly different home care. After all, by ditching many of the metals, plastics and other modern fabrication elements, wood needs a different kind of attention. So, for anyone considering the purchase of a log home, cabin, cottage or anything else of the sorts, understanding how to care for such a property is important.

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modern entryway ideas
For better or worse, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. While that old saying may have been made popular to promote Botany Suits back in the 60’s, but this fact rings true – both for you and your home. As such, for better or worse, your entryway is your first impression. Set a welcoming tone for your modern home with a beautifully designed entry door. We found these gorgeous doors on Houzz. Which would you choose?

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timber frame home design

Wood is one of the most beautiful materials you can use in any construction project. It has been used since just about the dawn of human civilization as it is easy to use, strong, durable and often plentiful. However, you can’t just use any wood in your construction, and if you want to achieve a rustic yet refined look, you need to follow a few basic rules. If you’re considering the construction of a new rustic but refined rood home, you’ll be able to sit down with your residential architect and go over exactly what you’re looking for and what they recommend. However, there are a few basic timber frame home designs you should consider before moving forward with the project.

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Custom Luxury Homes Chicago

Boasting nearly 10 million residents, the Chicago metropolitan is officially the third-most populous city in the United States and has been called a global architecture capital by virtue of its jaw-dropping stock of landmark buildings. It has quickly become one of the top visited cities in the nation with iconic landmarks such as Millennium Park, Navy Pier, the Magnificent Mile, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum Campus, the Willis (Sears) Tower, Museum of Science and Industry, and Lincoln Park Zoo.

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