Timeline for building a log or timber home This will depend on many factors, including your contractor, the weather, and material supplies. Most homes take between 6 and 12 months to construct. While the most unknown areas, like the foundation, can depend greatly on weather, once the basement, crawl space, or slab is in place, the job [...]
By being here, you have already started! You can take a look through our models, at resources like log home magazines and log home shows, as well as sketching out your own ideas. Schedule a meeting with one of our designers, and we can begin putting your thoughts on paper. Every CTLH homeowner has a home custom-designed for them. [...]
Click for Reviews of Custom Timber Log Homes Long Distance Home Building: The majority of our home owners live many miles away from us. Answers are always as close as your phone or computer. Our design team can work with you via Virutal Design, using our BIM software. If you have an [...]
Yes, we do. While we can't build them all, we may have an opportunity to help you with your project. If we can't build it, we can offer a technical assist through one of our dealer builder programs, help find a local contractor, or build (opportunity allowing) even build your home with our own team. [...]
Absolutely. Your satisfaction is our primary concern. We want you to be happy from start to finish, and working within your budget is crucial. We will tailor your home to meet not only your expectations, but also your budget. Careful planning reduces time and cost. When you evaluate other log home companies, be sure to ask if they [...]
This is one of the great things about working with us. Plans can be modified to accommodate your wants and needs. The layout of your home is completely at your fingertips. Our in-house design team can make any changes you can think of, and it is all included in the home package cost!
Woah woah woah captain... One at a time, and we promise we will get to them all. While this has been a huge area of recent talk, the facts remain on the log home side. Hundreds of years of history proves that log homes work, and they work well. But, we also have the technical, [...]
Metal roofing is about three times the cost of shingles, after labor and materials are taken into consideration. While we could get cheaper metals and roofing systems that are close to the same cost as shingles, we feel these are inferior products, and can't recommend this practice. Our goal is to have happy customers.
Easy or Hard? It Depends on You. Simply put, no. Log homes are no harder to build than conventionally framed homes. While this is in large part only based on opinion, and builders do need a different skill set and knowledge of log homes, they are no more difficult to construct. After a [...]
Small Log Homes Small Log Homes We have designed and completed homes as large as 12,000 sq.ft., and as small as a 200 sq.ft. hunting cabin. In other words, there are no limits at all to the size of your home. If it will fit on your lot, we can design, supply, [...]