Getting Started on Your Timber Home
Embarking on the journey of building your dream home can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling things you ever do. It can also be one of the most daunting, to say the least! That’s why we’re here to help. By using our Getting Started form below, we hope to steer you in the right direction by offering suggestions on how best to proceed with your project.
A beautiful home is one that works well for the people that live in it. Follow these guidelines for getting your ideas and needs on paper.
While it’s probably the most involved of all the stages […]
Need more space? Adding on to your timber home can save you dollars — and make a lot of sense.
Do you dream of a spacious main-level master suite or a four-season room? Is a spacious […]
Construction is the most critical phase of the custom-home buying process, but it doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful. Knowing how the process unfolds will allow you to preview the work ahead and know […]
Expert tips to combine logs and timbers like a pro.
When most people hear the term “hybrid,” they think of a tiny, fuel-efficient car, cruising down the highway in the HOV lane. But in the world […]
The facts behind three of today’s most popular home heating sources.
From cherry-picking to wine-tasting, snowshoeing to kiteboarding, there’s a little something for everybody in this midwestern town.
By Clare Martin
To the residents of Traverse City, a small but culturally rich metropolis on the northwest edge of […]
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 […]
A timber frame is a kind of home that uses a frame structure of large posts and beams instead of the 2X4-stud “stick frames” that are typically used in tract homes.
You’ve seen the photographs of […]