Custom Home Design 101

Since 2004 we have dedicated ourselves to designing highly specialized log and timber homes across North America. To help with the process of designing, we have put together a list of the most common questions we get asked we designing a home.

Take a read through these articles to help understand more about the steps that go into designing a custom log and timber project.

1. What are the steps in the design process?

Let’s look at each of the steps and what you can expect when designing a log and timber project.

2. 6 questions to ask a designer before you hire them.

You want to make sure that you have the write designer for you. So before you agree to work together ask your designer these questions.

3. How much do log and timber frame homes 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.

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

Many times we work with clients who have an idea for the home they want to build but don’t have a builder in mind here is what we can do.

5. 3 advantages of hiring a designer.

Often clients think that they don’t want to hire a designer because they have a bit of experience designing. But here is why you should work with a professional designer.

6. What is the difference between a full scribe, post and beam, and timber frame?

This article will break down the differences between these three structures to help you select the right style for your home.

7. What if I want to design my own plans?

Here are some things to consider if you are preparing your own plans.

The Learning Hub is essentially a roadmap designed to make it easy for you to navigate the core questions when designing a custom project. For more resources and answers to common questions, you can contact us directly!