Are you considering building a log home? Do you feel slightly lost on where to start or the process involved? It’s important that you do your research and find a company that can provide you with the type of customer service and specific expertise that you need and deserves to build your home.
While we build beautiful custom log homes we understand that you may want to explore other options, styles and price variations before you make your final decision. We know that building a forever home you’ll love is no easy and simple task. In our line of work, more often then not we get people asking us to refer other companies that we might recommend so they can do a bit of research themselves. It’s imperative to do your research and know exactly what you want before beginning any sort of building process.
We understand that log homes might not be the first choice for new buyers, but these rustic and cozy dwellings are definitely in high demand. Today’s log homes are spacious and modern and don’t resemble what most people picture when they think ‘log homes’. However, most people aren’t aware that buying a home with this stature and appeal requires far different research than your typical home.
Here is our list of some of the best log home builders in the United States:
Best Rated Log Home Builders in the United States (Reviews/Ratings)
Estemerwalt Log Homes
In the 1980’s Estemerwalt began to specialize in log homes. They operate out of Honesdale, PA, and have a full-service sawmill where it sews, dries, and manufactures every wood surface that goes into one of its homes. Most of the wood used is eastern white pine, which is durable and naturally resists decay.
Heim Log Homes
Staying true to the traditional fine art of log homes Heim Log homes build only handcrafted home. Every corner notch and lateral groove is fit by hand. they primarily use red pine and white spruce logs from the forests of Northern Minnesota. Their average price for a custom log home starts at $55 per square foot.
Highlands Log Structures
Located in Abingdon, VA is a full-service log home manufacturer and supplier that serves every state in the USA. Homes are mainly built with eastern white pine. Customers can purchase dry-in packages or choose to have the company build the home on site. The company also makes and sells separate building components, such as doors, windows, posts and beams, log building accents, faux stone, mantels, log stairs, and laurel railings.
Jeremiah Johnson Log Homes
A native of Minnesota, Dennis Anderson took over his family’s construction business and by 1995 expanded services to include rustic mountain homes. By the early 2000s, they were specializing in making and building homes made of lodgepole blue stain pine and western red cedar. Today, the company is the largest log building homemaker in Colorado who sell log cabin package kits, log home plans, designs, and architectural services.
Katahdin Cedar Log Homes
Established since 1973, this Oakfield-based log home building company operates Maine’s largest cedar mill. One feature that makes Katahdin unique is that they build using only Northern White Cedar, a superior wood known for its natural insect protection, low moisture content and natural sustainability.
Precision Craft Custom Log Homes & Timber Homes
Recognized as one of the world’s most distinctive mountain style homes. They offer a total home solution helping you from design and concept to the moment you turn the key and walk into your home. They have been awarded the “Excellence in Timber Home Design” by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the last few years.
Real Log Homes
The roots of this New Hampshire design-build company go back to 1963 when the first log home was fashioned out of white pine trees. They use their own manufacturing process, which uses a machine known for high precision cutting to make pre-cut log structures.
Summit Log and Timber Homes
With offices in 3 locations, Boise, Idaho, Jackson, Wyoming, and Vancouver Island, B.C. they offer a unique and custom log home design for residential and commercial projects. They have been featured in Log Cabin magazine and recognized for Log Cabin Home of the year.
Town & Country Cedar Homes
Opening in 1947, this company has worked coast to coast to create white cedar, flared bottoms, and burled trusses that are one the signature characteristics that distinguish the logs used by them. In addition to manufacturing, the company offers design-build services, including architectural drawings, greenhouse design and construction, project management, and site planning.
It’s no surprise that there are copious amounts of great companies around the world who specialize in log home construction and design. Finding a company that fits your needs is solely up to your personal discretion and log home objectives. We at Artisan are proud to be log home builders in Canada and the US.
If you have any questions feel free to send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call, we are always happy to help you out!
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