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Timber Home Design Options

From interior and exterior design tips, to profile and corner style examples, here you’ll find inspiration for making your timber home look just how you envisioned it.


 

Timber Home Space Savers

While some people still subscribe to the “bigger is better” mantra, for many custom-home designers, this is the age of small homes. Despite a smaller space, there’s plenty of room for movement. We show you […]

Timber Framing 101

Timber framing 101: modern design meets traditional craftsmanship in today’s timber frames.

A timber home is a kind of house that uses a frame structure of large posts and beams that are joined with pegs or […]

Stone Fireplaces For Timber Homes

A natural choice for wood houses, stone fireplaces look right at home in a timber frame.

Most timber homes just wouldn’t be complete without a fireplace, and stone fireplaces are often homeowners’ first choice. If your […]

WINTER IS COMING: Find the right heating option for your home

The facts behind three of today’s most popular home heating sources.

Lighting Options for Your Timber Frame Home

Transform each room in your house using the secrets of good lighting.

Lighting is one of the easiest ways to transform a home, one room at a time. In fact, proper lighting can highlight a room’s […]

Wall & Roof Options for Timber Frame Homes

Understand the wall and roof choices for your timber home.

While the structural frame may be the star of the show in a timber home, the enclosure system (translation: your walls and roof) is what protects […]

7 Low-Maintenance Landscaping Tips

Love the look of a well-maintained yard but hate all the work that it requires? Here are some tips for low-maintenance landscaping!

1. Design your lawn to make it as easy to care for as possible. […]

Building a Deck at Your Timber Home

From conception to construction, building a deck that’s both fantastic and functional is totally doable – here’s how.

Everyone loves the idea of a sprawling deck (or two) to expand their home’s usable living space. But […]

How to Choose an Area Rug

Points to consider that will help in your quest for the ideal rug for you and your home.

From Dream to Design

What happens when one family takes the plunge and decides the time is finally right to build their timber-frame retreat?

Thanks to a well-documented design/build process — and a homeowner’s willingness to share — over the […]