If you are considering building a log home, chances are you are doing a fair bit of research. In doing so, you’re going to research different styles and builders to find the builder that best fits what you are looking for. While we can help to build beautiful custom log, timber frame and post and beam homes and walk you through every step of the building process, we understand that you still may want to explore other options before making your final decision.
It’s common for us to hear, “What other log home builders do you recommend?”. So that is why we have put together a list of some of the top 8 log home builders in B.C. Canada.
We want to provide an honest and transparent review of each of these companies as we have become friends and worked alongside many of them on projects in the past. We want to help you make the best decision possible, so let’s dive in!
Pioneer Log Homes: Located in Williams Lake, B.C., Pioneer Log Homes has been building homes for over 40 years. Best known for their hit HGTV TV series, Timber Kings, Pioneer has helped to put log home building back on the map. They specialize in luxury log homes and ship all around the world.
Norse Log Homes Ltd: Established in 1975, Norse Log Homes has been around for a number of years, currently located in Lantzville, B.C. on Vancouver Island. Norse specializes in full scribe log homes and cabins.
Brian Moore Log Homes: Over the last 30 years, Brian Moore has built over 400 homes including timber frame and post and beam. Located in Abbotsford, B.C. they specialize in log and timber frame homes.
Log Homes Canada: In Chilliwack B.C., you’ll find Log Homes Canada. They’ve been building for over 30 years and focus on building with Western Red Cedar. They offer a list of services including log home kits.
Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes: Another staple in B.C. log home building is Cascade Handcrafted Log Homes.They have been around for many years and focus on both residential and commercial designs.
Lake Country Log Homes: Specializing in log cabins, Lake Country Log Homes has been in business for many years as well and is located in Salmon Arm, B.C.
West Coast Log Homes: Similar to most of the previous builders we have discussed, West Coast Homes builds a variety of styles. Their speciality is pressure washing the logs rather than peeling them.
Sitka Log Homes: One of the first log home builders to build a home on site, then put it into containers and ship it to it’s final location. Sitka has been in business for many years and specializes in high-end custom log homes.
There are our 8 suggested log home builders in B.C. to consider. We also thought that you might want to look at some of these helpful resources:
- Best Logs to Build a Custom Log Home
- The Difference Between Full Scribe vs Post and Beam vs Timber Frame
- How Much do Log Homes Cost
- Log Homes 101
Also, here are a few associations that provide additional resources and tools about log home builders, designers and other trades:
B.C. Wood: A non-profit organization that represents builders and manufactures of wood-products in B.C. They help ensure a sustainable wood industry in B.C. and Canada offering education, training and promotion of numerous trades.
International Log Builders Association: A non-profit society, the ILBA writes and distributes educational materials on log construction to individuals, institutions, and industry. In addition, the association provides educational services related to the craft of log building, develop and disseminate educational material and programs related to the craft, and establish operating trust funds for scholarships and educational purposes.
B.C. Log and Timber Builders Association: B.C. Log and Timber Builders Association is dedicated to improving business opportunity, craftsmanship, and profitability for British Columbia’s log home and timber frame building industry.
As always, if you have any questions feel free to drop us an email firstname.lastname@example.org and we would be happy to help you out!