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Feature Project: Straiton Timber Frame Log Home

We are thrilled to share the final results of our latest Timber Frame log home project located in Abbotsford, B.C. This open and airy home is perfect for family living and even boats a dream playroom for the kids. […]

By |April 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Feature Project: Lottinville Timber Frame Log Home

We are thoroughly excited to share the final results of this stunning Timber Frame home located in Sun Peaks, B.C. This home is perfectly designed and situated for mountain side living all year round and features an abundance of exposed beams and wood details throughout. […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Feature Project: Campbell Valley Post and Beam Log Home

We are excited to share this stunning post and beam log home we had the privilege of designing. Located in Langley, British Columbia, Canada, this deluxe log home has a traditional feel with exposed post and beams and lots of wood details throughout. […]

By |December 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Happy Holidays from Streamline Design

2016 has been a busy and exciting year for us and we would like to extend a thank you to everyone we have had the opportunity to work with this year, it has been an [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Spotlight: Kevin Simoes and Streamline Design Ltd.

By |December 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

3 Advantages of Hiring a Home Designer

Why should you hire a home designer? These days, with overflowing Pinterest pages, Houzz idea boards and professionally branded Instagram accounts, many people think that they can design their home and save a few dollars. […]

By |April 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

2016 Log Home Design Awards

Streamline was honoured to be recognized at the 2016 Keystone Awards for Building Excellence. This year marked the 11th annual gala held at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Centre. […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Top 6 Questions to Ask Your Home Designer Before Hiring Them

So, you want to build a log or timber frame home. You’ve been fantasizing about your dream home for years, ever since you set eyes on your first timber home, and now you’re at a place in life where you can finally see your dream come to life. You know every detail, the style, the space, the functionality. Now, you just need help designing it to your specifications. But finding the right designer for the job can be so confusing these days. […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How much do log and timber homes cost?

One of the most common questions we hear when building and designing log and timber homes is “how much will it cost?” Every project is unique and there is no one size fits all, but there are a few things that you need to consider when researching the cost. […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What if I don’t have a builder in mind?

Many times we work with clients that have an idea for the home they want to build but don’t have a builder in mind. Working with an experienced designer before you have a builder can sometimes be an asset. […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How long does it take to have my home designed?

Designing your log and timber home is a critical part of the overall project and will help ensure that the building of your home is done correctly. […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What if I design my own plans? Will this save me money?

Over the years we have worked with many clients that have brought in their own plans. Some have been fantastic and others have been only slightly better than a drawing on the back of a napkin. We understand that for many people planning to build and design a custom timber home may be a life long dream so you may already have some plans pulled together. We love working with clients that are excited about the process and want to be a part of it. […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What is the difference between full scribe, timber frame and post and beam homes?

There are 3 main types of log and timber structures: full scribe, timber frame and post and beam. This article will break down the difference between these three structures to help you select the right style for your home. […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

New Web Site – Coming Soon!

We have a new web site coming soon!  Sorry for the lack of web site updates this year. We have been very fortunate and we have been incredibly busy with many inspirational projects, so the [...]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Streamline Design Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Streamline Design Ltd. of Abbotsford, BC, Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in Canada February 4, 2014 – Streamline [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

New Designs Added to Website

As we enter the new year, we are pleased to add 8 of our favorite custom designs from 2013 to our website. We are gearing up for the Spring 2014 construction season and looking forward [...]

By |January 7th, 2014|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Happy Holidays!

By |December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Awarded Two 2013 Keystone Awards!

We are please to announce that the Revelstoke Coach House was awarded a 2013 Gold Keystone Award for 'Best single family detached home under 1,500 sq.ft.' and the Turtle Valley Timber Frame was awarded a [...]

By |October 1st, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Three homes added to our completed portfolio

We are excited to add three new projects to our completed portfolio/gallery; Gabriola Post and Beam Turtle Valley Partial Timber Frame Revelstoke Coach House    

By |August 22nd, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Planning For Your Custom Home: Part 3

Planning and designing your first custom log home is a big step. There are many decisions to make and it can come as a shock. However, not being diligent in thinking through all the decisions, [...]

By |June 14th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Hybrid Timber Frame Raising

Timber raising on the Kiselback residence today. Energy performance was a driving factor for this beautiful, hybrid timber frame with the curved trusses. We therefore designed & engineered a unique structure with 16" I.C.F. (insulated [...]

By |June 5th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Planning For Your Custom Log Home: Part 2

Planning and designing your first custom log home is a big step. There are many decisions to make and it can come as a shock. However, not being diligent in thinking through all the decisions, [...]

By |May 10th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Planning For Your Custom Log Home

Planning and designing your first custom log home is a big step. There are many decisions to make and it can come as a shock. However, not being diligent in thinking through all the decisions, [...]

By |April 19th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Advantages of Timber Frame Structures

Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction is a general term for building with heavy timbers rather than "dimension lumber" such as 2"x4"s. Traditional timber framing is the method of creating structures using heavy squared-off and carefully [...]

By |March 18th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Anmore Woods progress pictures

We began designing this massive hybrid log and timber frame home back in 2008. It is great to finally witness it coming to life and it's sure to be amazing once complete. Anmore Woods, BC [...]

By |March 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments