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What is the average timeline for building a log home from start to finish?

By |2016-11-30T11:59:55+00:00November 14th, 2014|0 Comments

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 [...]

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How is the building process begun with Custom Timber Log Homes?

By |2016-11-30T11:59:55+00:00November 14th, 2014|0 Comments

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. [...]

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Does CTLH have construction assistance?

By |2016-11-30T11:59:55+00:00November 14th, 2014|0 Comments

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. [...]

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Should I be up front with CTLH with my budget?

By |2014-11-14T08:14:30+00:00November 14th, 2014|0 Comments

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 [...]

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Can an existing floor plan be modified?

By |2014-11-14T08:09:39+00:00November 14th, 2014|0 Comments

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!

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Are Log Homes Energy Efficient? What is Thermal Mass?

By |2016-11-30T11:59:59+00:00February 8th, 2014|0 Comments

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, [...]

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Do you guarantee your products?

By |2016-11-30T12:00:01+00:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

We offer one of the best guarantees in the business. We will not allow for an unhappy customer. Our warranty is called "Log Home for Life" It is just that, we honor your home, and the warranty with it, for life. We believe it is the best program available on the market. We feel time [...]

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What does ‘turn-key’ mean?

By |2016-11-30T12:00:02+00:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

This is the term used when the entire build is supervised by the general contractor. All the customer has to do is "turn the key" in the door after the home is completed. (This obviously does not include moving in your furniture, but sweet talk us, and we might be able to find you some [...]

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Can I (the homeowner) be involved in finishing the home?

By |2016-11-30T12:00:02+00:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

Helping On The Job Absolutely! If you have the proper knowledge about installing individual components or systems, and are licensed for the task (if required), you can do anything you feel comfortable doing. Installing flooring, sanding, staining, and installing decks have been popular tasks for homeowners to complete in the past, and we [...]