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Rachael Murphey
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The 5 Best Roofing Materials for Log Homes

There is a nice selection of roofing choices available today. Just make a selection that appeals to you in its rustic looks that blend in with the log home and, at the same time, make sure it is a roof that is durable, long lasting, and works into your budget requirements. 1. Aluminum Roofingpopular for being contemporary and modern, the durability that is warranted for 50 years or longer, being coated with a long-lasting paint, creating energy efficiency with a reflective barrier under the…See More
12 hours ago
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5 Ways to Reduce Log Home Utility Bills

When you were a child, your parents whisked you away to a mountain town in another state every summer. For two weeks, your family stayed in a rented log cabin each year. During those fun trips, you made memories to last a lifetime. You vowed to purchase a log cabin when you grew up. Recently, you turned this dream into an amazing reality. Due to a mortgage, car payment, and other expenditures, you desperately desire to reduce the costs of your monthly utility bills. If you can relate to this…See More
Friday
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How to Pay Off a Mortgage on a 2nd Home

A mortgage gives your family a fast and convenient way to buy a home without having to save up your money for decades to make the purchase. You may have used that mortgage to pay for your family’s second home in the woods. Families that own a log cabin often have a desire to enjoy the simpler things in life. Your primary goal may…See More
Jul 7
Rachael Murphey posted a blog post

4 Unique Ideas for Your Next Remodel

Remodeling a log home as a DIY project requires preparation and careful planning. Following are 4 suggestions that may assist you with this project. Expanding SpaceThere are a number of ways space can be expanded in a log house. The most common is moving walls. If this is not practical, it is possible to give the illusion of space…See More
Jun 14
Rachael Murphey posted a blog post

5 Unique Aspects of Life in a Log Home

Whether you’ve always dreamed of living in a cozy log cabin or you are just warming up to the idea, this style of home boasts some unique attributes that you just won’t get in any other style of home. Not only are traditional log homes attractive, but they also offer inherently more positive qualities too. Consider these unique aspects about life in a log home if you are considering the possibility yourself.1. Cost Savings…See More
May 18
Rachael Murphey posted a blog post

How to Landscape a Cabin Property

When it comes to landscaping your cabin property, simplicity is the key to adding charm and functionality, according to landscaping in Utah. The outside of your log cabin is just as important as the inside. It not only adds beauty but it adds value to the home.…See More
Mar 7
Rachael Murphey posted a blog post

The Future (of Log Home Design) Is Now

Today's home designs are full opportunity for futuristic and stunning style. With rapid technological advances and plenty of helpful tools, architecture enthusiasts can design technologically-advanced homes with ease. From smart offices to automated lighting, there's no end to the amount of impressive innovations designers can rely on.Virtual Reality…See More
Feb 22
Rachael Murphey posted a blog post

Security Solutions for Your Home Away from Home

One of the most common concerns for homeowners is keeping their property secure while they're away. These concerns are compounded when dealing with a cabin or vacation property that remains unoccupied for weeks or months at a time. Many homes are targeted by burglars who are looking to steal valuable items that are inside of the building. To protect your property and safeguard it, there are a few security solutions to take advantage of for your home away from home. Steel Screen Door Many…See More
Dec 2, 2016

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Tell us about yourself:
I'm an entrepreneur and writer and University of Colorado grad.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
No, but my uncle has a second property that I use sometimes
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
24+ months

Rachael Murphey's Blog

The 5 Best Roofing Materials for Log Homes

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There is a nice selection of roofing choices available today. Just make a selection that appeals to you in its rustic looks that blend in with the log home and, at the same time, make sure it is a roof that is durable, long lasting, and works into your budget requirements.

 

1. Aluminum Roofing

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Posted on July 24, 2017 at 12:21pm

5 Ways to Reduce Log Home Utility Bills

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When you were a child, your parents whisked you away to a mountain town in another state every summer. For two weeks, your family stayed in a rented log cabin each year. During those fun trips, you made memories to last a lifetime. You vowed to purchase a log cabin when you grew up. Recently, you turned this dream into an amazing reality. Due to a mortgage, car payment, and other expenditures, you desperately…

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Posted on July 21, 2017 at 1:05pm

How to Pay Off a Mortgage on a 2nd Home

A mortgage gives your family a fast and convenient way to buy a home without having to save up your money for decades to make the purchase. You may have used that mortgage to pay for your family’s second home in the woods. Families that own a log cabin often have a desire to enjoy…

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Posted on July 7, 2017 at 1:30pm

4 Unique Ideas for Your Next Remodel

Remodeling a log home as a DIY project requires preparation and careful planning. Following are 4 suggestions that may assist you with this project.

 

Expanding Space

There are a number of ways space can be expanded in a log house. The most common is…

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Posted on June 14, 2017 at 12:55pm

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