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.
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
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
What sets one log home manufacturer apart from the others?
Among a variety of differences, one of the most important is the quality of the logs used to build your log home. In plain English: NOT ALL LOGS ARE CREATED EQUAL. Some logs, even of the same wood species, can suffer from structural defects, cosmetic blemishes, decay, or insect infestation. These irregularities and log damage could prove devastating to the structural integrity of your new home, not to mention its beauty.
In an attempt to prevent substandard logs from being used to build new log structures, the American Society … CONTINUE READING