The geographical location of where you intend to build your log cabin home, cedar home or timber frame home effects the labor rates for builders and subcontractors (carpenters, plumbers, electricians, masons, painters, etc). Your builders and subcontractors level of expertise and craftsmanship will also have a direct effect on the turnkey cost of your log home.
Your building site has its own characteristics (type and length of driveway, engineered sewage system design, well location and depth, foundation type, soil and ground conditions, etc.) that will affect the overall cost. State and local structural building and energy codes, permits and local … CONTINUE READING