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

Determining the Cost of Your New Home

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.Beaver Mountain Log Homes Lee Stone Fireplace

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