News 2018-07-19T18:07:40+00:00

WHAT’S CRACKIN’ IN OUR CORNER OF TEXAS

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Behind the Build, Part 5: HVAC, Plumbing, Lighting, and Cabinets

The last step in bringing your Leland’s Cabins home to life includes installing the HVAC, plumbing, lighting, and kitchen cabinets. Each step in the construction process—as we showed in Part 4 which demonstrated installation of the electrical, walls, floors, and insulation—moves your pre-built cabin along from an idea in your [...]

Behind the Build, Part 4: Electrical, Insulation, Walls, and Flooring

As your Leland’s Cabins home comes together, the next phase of construction kicks up the excitement. Our custom cabins are Texas made and Texas proud, which means pride in workmanship goes into each and every one. We don’t line it up for delivery until we’re satisfied that every step has [...]

LEA GENDERS TALKS ABOUT HER CABIN—THE SHREDSHED

A Cabin with a Purpose You have a hobby, a passion, or even a burgeoning business. There’s something on the side that you invest in because it’s what speaks to your heart. But that “side hustle” is taking over your home. You need your space back, and you need to [...]

A SOLAR ECLIPSE ENJOYED IN TEXAS STYLE

The Great American Eclipse On August 21, 2017, America will experience the Great American Eclipse. You’ve most likely already heard about it because the eclipse has been receiving great coverage for months. And it isn’t even here yet. Why is it a big deal? Because the path of totality—that’s the [...]

SMALL MODULAR CABIN FOR SALE IN TEXAS

Small Modular Cabins Wanted: Someone who knows what they want and loves small modular cabins. Somebody who has been searching and searching for handcrafted quality and old-time workmanship. While this isn’t exactly a want ad, the Smokey Bear is auditioning owners. It’s looking for someone who will appreciate its simplistic beauty [...]

ASSERT YOUR INDEPENDENCE WITH THE LONE STAR CABIN

For nearly a decade—from 1836 until it agreed to join the United States in 1845—Texas proudly flew the flag of the Republic and let the world know the lone star stood for an independent spirit. You can stake your claim to that same legacy with sturdy and stylish Texas log cabins crafted [...]

THE BRAZOS—YOUR NEW PREFAB LOG CABIN

Enjoying The Brazos Listen closely and you can hear birds in the distance, chattering back and forth. Then you notice the sound of trickling water nearby. The sound of rustling leaves and brush reaches your ears, but it isn’t long before you see the source of all that noise. You [...]

A LITTLE CABIN IN A BIG CABIN SHOWROOM

A Small Cabin in Texas There is a small cabin in Texas waiting for you. And it’s waiting in the largest cabin superstore in the state at Leland’s Cabins in Grandview. At 392 square feet, The Stag is the perfect little cabin you’ve been looking for. It’s so cute you’ll wanna squeeze [...]

7 THINGS EVERY COWBOY NEEDS TO GO WITH HIS MODULAR CABIN

Your Modular Cabin You had Leland’s Cabins build you a custom modular cabin. And the results are in: You love it! Now it’s time to turn that modular cabin into the perfect place by adding a few…accessories for a cowpoke such as yourself. Where should you begin? 1. A place [...]

DAN & KAY JUPE, PART 1: ORDER AND BUILD

The Jupes, Part 1: Ordering and Building a Dream Cabin At Leland’s Cabins, we like to consider ourselves creative thinkers. That’s why we get so excited when we have the opportunity to work with other cabin visionaries like our customers Dan and Kay Jupe, who recently decided to purchase a [...]

HOW TO DECIDE WHICH LOG CABIN IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Choosing a Log Cabin You’ve always wanted a log cabin, and now you’re ready to buy one. You’ve been browsing and dreaming, but you haven’t solidified what kind of log cabin you’d like to own. So how do you choose the best log cabin for you? It’s all about knowing [...]

DAN & KAY JUPE, PART 2: DELIVERY AND SETUP

Life often comes down to a series of special moments. That first date. Graduation Day. The wedding. The birth of a baby. At Leland’s Cabins, the big day for us is always when one of our log cabins is delivered to a customer. For Dan and Kay Jupe, Leland’s customers [...]

LELAND’S DEEPLY ROOTED COMMITMENT TO TREES AND THE PLANET

At Leland’s Cabins, we have a deeply rooted commitment to protecting our planet. And one way we demonstrate this is by renewing what we use. For each and every cabin we sell, Leland’s plants 20 trees in each and every customer’s name. We believe this can do more than offset [...]

REASONS YOU SHOULD BUY A CABIN, PART 1

Log Cabins You’ve been looking online at log cabins. You’ve discovered three things: 1. There is a price range to fit any budget out there. 2. All of the low-priced cabins aren’t cabins at all, but rather a jumble of boards and parts that come in a big kit you’d [...]

WHAT’S IN A NAME? THE MEANING BEHIND OUR LONE STAR CABIN

When Leland’s Cabins first built the Lone Star cabin, it was the largest model we had ever created with a standard floor plan. Because everything is bigger in Texas, we decided to name it the Lone Star. Since then, we’ve designed even larger modular cabins Texas customers can call home. But we [...]

REASONS YOU SHOULD BUY A CABIN, PART 2

Log Cabin Recap In Part 1 of the series, we talked about all the practical reasons why you should buy a cabin. For a quick refresher, here are those reasons all summed up: Cabins aren’t just a trend. They are here to stay. Cabins (especially Leland’s) are environmentally friendly. They are [...]

CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING THE LELAND’S CABINS WAY

In 1621, when the recently arrived Pilgrims from Plymouth, England, sat down to share a feast with their new neighbors, the seed of what we know today as Thanksgiving was planted. The colonists had arrived the year before on a small ship called the Mayflower. Having set out with 102 [...]

WHAT’S IN A NAME: THE MEANING BEHIND OUR RIO BRAVO CABIN

  Integrity. Decency. Duty. These were the qualities actor John Wayne embodied in his legendary turn as Sheriff John T. Chance in the 1959 Howard Hawks film Rio Bravo. At Leland’s Cabins, we try to embody these same qualities in everything we do. Considered one of John Wayne’s best performances, his character in Rio [...]

MEET THE CUSTOM CABIN TEAM

Custom Cabins at Leland’s Every custom cabin we sell at Leland’s starts with our custom cabin team. Made up of experienced professionals, we understand buying a cabin is no small purchase. Our team takes its time getting to know every customer who walks through the door. Why? Because at Leland’s Cabins, [...]

YOUR FAMILY CABIN, FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION

The Family Cabin Do you remember going to Uncle Steve and Aunt Bernice’s family cabin to vacation with them that one summer? It was the most boring summer of your life…until the cabin, that is. You and your family piled into the station wagon and drove for hours. As a [...]

CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS WITH TEXAS TRADITIONS

Christmas in Texas doesn’t always come with snowball fights, cozy fireplaces, and the other trappings of North Pole life. But it does come with beloved traditions that residents of the Lone Star State enjoy embracing year after year. At Leland’s Cabins, we’re all for breaking out the spiced eggnog and ugly [...]

YOUR FAMILY WILL THANK YOU FOR YEARS FOR THIS GIFT

The Ultimate Christmas Gift You put up the pre-lit tree, searching through the strands of lights to find the one burned-out bulb preventing half the tree from lighting up. Dusting off the stockings, you discover that stocking stuffer you thought was lost. You hang the wreath as you always do [...]

WHICH SIZE CABIN IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Which Size Cabin Is Right for You? Grande or Venti? Short or Tall? Or even Trenta? Whether it’s coffee or a stack of pancakes or the car we drive, we make choices about what size is right for us every day. When it comes to choosing the right size Texas [...]

COZY UP FOR WINTER IN YOUR PERFECT CABIN HIDEAWAY

Winter is a time for settling into a slower, sleepier pace and easier lifestyle. You’ve made it through the holiday madness, smiled through every ugly-sweater party and Christmas photo, and now you’re ready to claim what’s due: downtime, as in stress-free hours spent nestled under a down comforter in your Leland’s Cabins hideaway. While [...]

DAN & KAY JUPE, PART 3: A SECOND PREFAB LOG CABIN

Log Hunting Cabins What comes to mind when you think of a hunting cabin? Luxury and beauty? Or cold nights and a can of beans cooked over the fire? For Dan and Kay Jupe, a particular vision came to mind when they started looking into purchasing a hunters’ cabin for [...]

WHAT’S IN A NAME? FEEL THE MAJESTY OF THE BRAZOS CABIN

At Leland’s Cabins, we don’t go in for drama. Our modular cabins are Texas built and Texas proud, so we let our craftsmanship do the talking. No need for confetti or pulsating music. But every now and then, we have moments that are inspired. And giving The Brazos cabin its name [...]

7 FUN THINGS TO DO IN TEXAS THIS WINTER

Winter Vacations You’ve been stuck in the same routine since fall. Go to work, come home, make dinner, feed the kids (or adult), clean it up, go to bed, and get up to do it all over again. Or maybe you’re retired, but you’ve found yourself in a similar slump. [...]

OPEN VS. CLOSED CABIN FLOOR PLAN—HOW DO YOU CHOOSE?

Prefab Cabins Have you been checking out tiny log cabins? If you take your search to Pinterest, you’ll see beautiful pre-built cabins of every size and variety; the choices are overwhelming. So how do you know what type of cabin is right for you? How do you sift through it all [...]

BEST TEXAS RECIPES TO KEEP YOU WARM THIS WINTER

It’s winter. It’s cold out. And all across America, we’re behaving like bears, hunkering down under our blankets and hoping to sleep till spring. During winter’s coldest months, it’s common—and very natural—to feel more sleepy and hungry. That’s because our bodies are trying hard to warm up. With every beat [...]

7 REASONS YOU SHOULD CHOOSE A PREFAB CABIN

Buying a Prefab Cabin Are you looking at prefab cabins? If so, Leland’s Cabins in Texas is the perfect place to start and end your search. Why? Because at Leland’s, we build prefab log cabins with meticulous attention to the small details that add up to make every cabin last. [...]

YOUR DREAM CABIN: CUSTOM BUILT VS. COOKIE CUTTER

Here at Leland’s Cabins, we like cookies as much as the next guy. Shortbread, chocolate chip, oatmeal. We’ll enjoy a plate of all of them. But what we’re not about is cookie cutters—meaning products made to look exactly the same and lacking individuality. When you work with a prefab cabin builder [...]

LIVING SIMPLY: HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT SMALL-CABIN SPACE

Everybody knows Texas is all about big. Biggest state of the Lower 48 — at over 261,000 square miles, we’re nearly the size of France. Biggest state capitol building. Biggest rattlesnake roundup. Big Tex, Big Lake, Big D. Big hats, Big hair. But what you might not know is that [...]

SPRING CABIN CLEANING: MAINTAINING YOUR PREFAB LOG CABIN

Spring Cleaning Your Prefab Log Cabin It’s time to get your prefab log cabin ready for vacation season. From Memorial Day to Labor Day and beyond, you’ll be busy making memories. Get the deep cleaning out of the way now so you can enjoy yourself all vacation season long. By [...]

CELEBRATING ARBOR DAY LELAND’S STYLE

The roots of Arbor Day run deep through American history. Founded by J. Sterling Morton, the very first Arbor Day in the United States took place in Nebraska City, Nebraska, on April 10, 1872, when an estimated 1 million trees were planted. “Arbor Day is not like other holidays,” pronounced [...]

Spring Cabin Cleaning: Keeping Your Cabin Interior Beauiful

Spring Cleaning Your Cabin You came to the largest cabin showroom in Texas, and you browsed. You looked around and decided you’d take all your favorite features from each cabin and have Leland’s Cabins custom build a cabin of your very own. The process went smoothly. In no time at [...]

Choosing the Perfect Location for Your Custom Cabin

We’ve all heard the mantra about buying a home: location, location, location. And while it’s easy to imagine the role location plays when considering homes in a city landscape, there are lots of new and important concerns to keep in mind when choosing the right place for your Leland’s Cabins [...]

Deciding on the walls for your perfect cabin

There’s an expression “if these walls could talk” that refers to the idea that interesting or memorable things once happened within the confines of a certain room’s four walls. At Leland’s Cabins, we hope all your cabin stays will provide interesting and lasting memories. And we want to make sure your walls do [...]

Spring Cleaning Your Leland’s Cabin

Would you like to keep your cabin as beautiful as the day it was delivered? Here’s a checklist to help you do just that. Exterior Start outside and save the inside for a rainy day. Check for wear and tear on your: Roof — pay close attention to valleys and [...]