“Sweet (editor in chief, Log Home Living magazine; 100 Best Log Home Floor Plans) shares a wealth of practical advice and tips to consider when building a log home. He includes detailed pros and cons, along with information on log home construction. This book is key for anyone considering a log home—a romantic and perfectly attainable dream.”
“Log Home Secrets of Success is invaluable in helping sort through the hype and sometimes conflicting information that can befuddle and discourage log-home enthusiasts. I can think of no better place to start (or re-start) the quest for your own log home than in these pages.”
— Jim Cooper, former log-home builder and the author of Log Homes Made Easy
“This is one tool that every prospective log-home buyer should have before they begin their search for that dream home. Roland has cut through all the log-home propaganda with his usual sense of humor in this concise, informative, research tool. I highly recommend it.”
— Eric Gordon, Vice President – Maple Island Log Homes
“An outstanding book worth adding to your library. It summarizes the reasons, how-to’s and process of researching, selecting and completing the log home dream. This book is a must-have for those anticipating or beginning the log home purchase, as it is the map that will take you to your final destination of fullfilling that log home dream.”
— Gary J. Schroeder, President – Schroeder Log Home Supply
“...Sure to be a hit with readers! It cuts through the confusion to focus on what prospective log-home owners really need to know to make their custom log home happen. By condensing existing home-owners' experiences into 30 valuable lessons that cover the entire buying-and-building process, this insightful, easy-to-read guide arms readers with essential information and, most importantly, the confidence to succeed.”
— Tammy L. Clark, Bookstore Manager
The Log & Timber Home Gift & Bookstore
“A log cabin is an icon of the serene woodland life. Log Home Secrets of Success is a guide to making one's log home dreams a functional reality. Roland Sweet gives readers a fine read that will prove to be very valuable for those trying to get a picture-esque vacation home. A fine addition to any home planning collection.”
— Library Bookwatch, Sept 2010
"I read this book with the knowledge that we will be building a log cabin in the mountains. The book was very helpful with hints and ideas for the homeowner. Bringing many items forward that we never thought of! Great buy if you are going to build, or having a log cabin built."
— D. Delarda
"I bought this for my husband as a Christmas gift. We are considering building a log home, and this book had a lot of information. We got many ideas and things to think about from this book. I thought it was a great gift!"
— M. Ryan
"This book covers everything. I never thought to think about what lifestyle I want to live. How isolated do I want to be? What view do I want? How removed from services do I want to be? Do I want to be in a resort community or on my own? I'm in the beginning thought stages and this book is a wealth of information."
— Joanne Brauer