When considering building a custom home whether it be a log home, post and beam or timber frame It’s important to ask yourself these two important questions:Read more
Are you planning on building a custom house in B.C.? Well not so fast! Last year the Government of B.C. announced a new licensing system for builders in residential construction. Previously, before this new system came into place the homeowner or builder was able to be the general contractor to coordinate all of the trades associated with their home building process. Now due to this new system, you have to be licensed. So what is this new B.C. Home Builder license all about? What are your options? Here is some information to help you better understand this new licensing agreement.Read more
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
- December 19, 2015
- Mr. Littler
- All Blog Posts, Artisan Log Homes History, Custom Log Home Builder, Full Scribe Log Homes, Log Home 101
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If you have ever driven by a log yard you may have seen a number of timber structures being built on site. Because of this notation that log homes are built on site and then taken down and shipped to their destination they often get confused as being prefab homes.Read more
We just came back from this year’s International Log Builders Conference. This year was the 42nd annual conference and was held at the Chateau Montebello – Montebello, Quebec, Canada. The Chateau Montebello is celebrating over 85 years in the community and is one of the oldest Timber structures and largest full scribe log structures in North America. Constructing this now hotel, took over 10,000 logs and 500,000 hand-slit roof shanks.
One of the things that we enjoy most about building log homes is the amazing people we get to meet around the world. British Columbia (BC) is home to some of the world’s best log home builders and is often a first choice for many families looking to build a custom home. The advantages of BC log home builders include the natural resources we have to work with and the skilled craftsmen that we have on our team.
When it comes to hiring a custom home builder to help you build your dream home, you want to make sure that you get the right team to help you. We have all heard terrible stories of projects not being completed to standards; or, even worse, not finished at all. Hiring a builder is a big investment so you want to make sure you cover all your bases and ask the right questions. Here are 6 key questions to ask before hiring a home builder. Read more
If you are looking to build a log home, you’ll soon find out that every company has their own version of “log home package”. It’s important to know exactly what you’re getting and what it means. In this article we will walk you through exactly what comes with each of our log home packages.
Are you exploring options for building a new log home or cabin? Building log homes in Canada has always been a big draw for not only people living in Canada, but around the world. Regardless of where you live, there are many advantages to consider when purchasing a log home from Canada. You may be wondering what the benefits are for purchasing a log home in Canada compared to buying one locally—great question!
We know that you can find great log home builders anywhere in the world but here are some of the advantages to choosing Canadian log homes. Read more