Once you’ve decided to build a custom home, there are a number of choices that you need to make including the type of home you would like to build. Currently, one of the most popular styles of home is a timber frame home.Read more
To build or not to build…that is the question. Is building a custom log home something you’ve been considering? Whether you build or buy, your home will be one of the biggest investments you will make, so you want to ensure that your home is right for you. We are not going to pretend and say that a custom log and timber home is perfect for everyone, because it isn’t. Here are some things to consider:
Are you considering building a custom log home? Why not explore using a Canadian log homes builder?
Over the years we have designed, built and exported a number of custom log and timber homes to the United States and abroad. If you live in the US and have always wanted to build a custom log and timber home right now is the perfect time to build. With the current exchange rate you could save up to 25 or 35 percent on your custom home. This article will highlight some of the cost advantages of buying Canadian log homes. Read more
If you look after your log home, it can last for years and years. One of the most common problems that occurs with timber homes is dry rot. If you live in an area with rain, wind or snow, like most of us do, it’s important to inspect your house every year and look for signs of dry rot and know how to treat it. Read more
If you’re considering building a home and want it to be beneficial to your health as well as the environment, a log or timber home may be the right option for you. There are many factors that go into building and designing a home sustainable and healthy, but on average, log and timber homes tend to have more benefits compared to the traditional stick and brick.Read more
With the start of a new year, we often think about what we want to achieve in the coming months to set the tone for the year ahead. If building a custom home is one of your goals, this article will help you think about what goes into building a new home and some of the questions you’ll want to answer before committing to this big project.
One of the most exciting parts about building a custom home is the design process. It’s the part where you get to dream and be creative about what you would like to see in your home. Designing your home is one of the first steps in the process. If you already have a design, perfect! If you don’t, our award-winning designers will walk you through some of the steps.Read more
Over the years we have worked with a few clients that wanted to create larger living spaces but didn’t have the land or the budget to build a new 5,000+ square foot custom log home. With that being said, there are ways to maximize space and create the home you want with the space you currently have. We recommend that homeowners consider building a home to the maximum size that they could and then add outdoor living areas to create additional living space. Think of it as your very own oasis for relaxing and entertaining friends and family.Read more
As we say goodbye to 2015 and usher in 2016, we start to hear about some of the new trends, colors and styles for the upcoming year. According to industry experts, 2016 will be the year for more neutral colors and natural design.Read more
- January 15, 2016
- Mr. Littler
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It’s hard to believe that 2015 has come and gone and we are already well into the 2016 calendar year. This past year we had the pleasure of traveling around Western Canada and the US working with clients to help build their dream homes into a reality. We traveled to some beautiful countryside and completed some stunning projects.Read more