Attention to details can keep your project on budget

By Jim Cooper

A builder recently presented a bid for a log home to customers who had already purchased a package and had blueprints in hand.  They had sold their home to buy land and were temporarily renting in anticipation of their new home.  In their enthusiasm, they overlooked on factor: construction cost. After presenting his bid, the builder was stunned to find a $100,000 gap between it and his customer’s expectations.

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The builder shook his head and said, “I didn’t sell them the package.  They just gave me set of blueprints and list of what they wanted, saying they … CONTINUE READING

What is Custom Crafted?

The term “Custom Crafted” means “made to the specifications of an individual customer”.  In today’s world, having your custom crafted, luxury log dream designed to meet your wants and needs has come a long ways from the days of “kit” log homes.  This is not to say that there still companies out there that still produce a cookie cutter home.

What are the benefits of having a custom crafted homeBeaver Mountain Log and Cedar Homes Custom House vs a “kit”?  Custom crafted gives the homeowner the opportunity to define their style, choose the materials that will go into the home, design a home that is unique to … CONTINUE READING

Best Log Home Award

Beaver Mountain Log Homes is selected as one of the Best Homes of 2018!

Log Home Living, a magazine devoted to log homes, conducted a vote by their log home enthusiast readers to select the top homes of 2018. Selecting from dozens of companies homes, the voters selected the Mountain View as one of the Best Homes of 2018. It will be featured in their Best Log and Timber Homes special issue.Beaver Mountain Log Homes Mountain View Exterior Front

The Mountain View is a recent build in the heart of The Catskills and was custom-designed and custom-crafted by Beaver Mountain Log Homes. The owners, Fred and Carol, … CONTINUE READING