Choosing the perfect floor plan for your log home can be time consuming, difficult, and challenging. You want to select the ideal space for your family (and friends!) There are several factors to consider when planning out your dream log home. This article will help you map out your space while taking nature and location into consideration.
Firstly, it’s important to understand your surroundings. Knowing the climate and weather of your chosen space can help you decide what the floor plan should look like. Log homes that work with their surroundings rather than against them benefit in the long run. Taking this into account could not only increase comfort, but it could save you money.
Just like any other home, it’s vital to recognize what your family requires and demands out of a living space. Does your family desire 2 bedrooms or three? Do you prefer a ranch home or a multi-level home? Do you spend a lot of time in the living area, or would you rather spend the majority of your time in the kitchen cooking up family meals? Identifying your priorities will help you place emphasis on the appropriate living areas and translate into a convenient floor plan tailored to your specific wants and needs.
Look at other log homes, choose your favorites, and keep them handy when talking to the log home building company of your choice. Builders can help you put together your favorite features from different log homes for your perfect space. Saving pictures of fireplaces, staircases, kitchens, living room layouts and more are guaranteed to be beneficial when building your dream log home. There’s nothing better than piecing together your dream home one unique feature at a time!
Start developing your floor plan. This can be a very rough draft, since you’ll be able to take it to the experts who can turn your sketches into a reality. You should mainly be concerned with with the placement of main rooms and how these interact with outside surroundings. Place emphasis on the bedrooms, living room, kitchen, and driveway. Once you have your rough draft, contact Custom Timber Log Homes and we’ll start building your dream home!