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Pioneer Log Homes of BC

Pioneer Log Home Floor Plans: Alamo

03 Nov 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Building log homes, Custom Log Cabins, Design

The Alamo log home floor plan is available in both full log and log post and beam construction styles. (Note: most Pioneer floor plans are easily transferable between the two styles). At 2481 square feet the Alamo is a perfect family home; although, if you need more space a basement is an easy addition to this project. Large windows on the front of the Alamo plan create a bright, open living space. The possibility of…

Pioneer Log Home Floor Plans: Copper Mountain

06 Oct 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Custom Log Cabins, Design

Pioneer Log Homes of BC is excited to be bringing our readers a new and exciting blog series! The first Tuesday of every month, you will see a post totally devoted to one of our outstanding custom log home floor plans! The Copper Mountain log home floor plan is an incredible 4,250 sq. ft., two-storey, single family plan with optional basement. This open concept design makes a great mountain or lakeside cabin, or a primary…

Pioneer Launches New Division

05 Oct 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Carving, Log Furniture

Pioneer Log Homes of BC is thrilled to announce their newest division Pioneer Cedar Living! Pioneer Cedar Living offers the highest quality handcrafted cedar log chainsaw carvings and furniture – a seamless addition to the world class cedar log homes that Pioneer Log Homes provides to clients worldwide. Pioneer Cedar Living will be operated from the Pioneer Log Homes of BC head office in Williams Lake, British Columbia, with carvings and furniture being produced at…

The Effect of Location

12 Aug 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Custom Log Cabins, Design, Log Cabin Home Information

Whether you’re building a full-time family residence or a cabin by the lake, location can have a significant impact on building and designing your custom log home or log cabin. We’ve complied a number of factors to consider when constructing your home in four major location types: mountains, prairies, desert and lakeside.   Mountains: Mountain environments provide pristine views and absolute privacy; however, they come with a few challenges. Aggressive slopes can cause problems (and…

Pioneer Log Homes at Billy Barker Days

16 Jul 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Timber Kings

Pioneer Log Homes of BC will be enjoying the Billy Barker Days festivities this coming Saturday, July 18th, in Quesnel, BC. The men and women of Pioneer will be taking part in the Billy Barker Days Parade, downtown Quesnel, starting at 10am Saturday morning. Immediately following the parade we will be driving over to set up at Alex Fraser Park (Rodeo grounds) where Timber Kings, Bryan Reid Sr. and Beat Schwaller, will be signing autographs,…

Pioneer Log Homes at the 89th Annual Williams Lake Stampede Parade

22 Jun 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Timber Kings

  Pioneer Log Homes of BC will be participating in the 89th Annual Williams Lake Stampede Parade and the Williams Lake Central Business Area Association’s Street Party Saturday, June 27th 2015. This will be Pioneer’s second year participating in this great community event! Join us along the parade route at 10am Saturday morning to see our take on “Be a Gift to the World: A Tribute to Volunteers;” this year’s parade theme.   After the…

Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship

26 May 2015, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Art, Carving

Pioneer Log Homes of BC is proud to sponsor of the upcoming Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship in Chetwynd, BC June 11th – 14th, 2015! The event features 12 talented carvers, coming from as far as Australia and Japan for the event. Pioneer’s own carvers and stars of the newest HGTV series Carver Kings, Mark Colp and Ryan Cook will be competing for top spot at the event! The Chetwynd Chainsaw Carving Championship first started…

Top Notch in Log Home Joinery

20 May 2015, Posted by Paula Freeman in Custom Log Cabins, Log Cabin Home Information

In order to be considered the Best Log Home Builders on Earth, the mentality of perfection must be incorporated into each and every detail of one’s log homes. One of the most important elements in terms of a log home’s longevity is the type of notch or log joinery used. Pioneer’s unique notch system is fundamentally sound, negating drawbacks of more traditional log joinery styles, and is additionally aesthetically pleasing and distinct. Many traditional log…

Western Red Cedar: The Timber of Kings

07 Apr 2015, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Custom Log Cabins, Log Cabin Home Information

In order to provide the finest log homes in the world, it’s essential that we use the finest timber species in the world: Western Red Cedar. Western Red Cedar is by far the most superior timber species in terms of beauty, quality and durability – but don’t just take our word for it, here’s a look at the facts.   1. It outperforms the competition. Western Red Cedar is by far the best insulator and…

Saskatoon Homestyles Home Show

13 Mar 2015, Posted by Paula Freeman in Home Shows, Log Home Shows

Our homeshow team will be attending the Saskatoon Homestyles show for the first time this year! Mike, Gerald and André are excited to be visiting a new show and meeting new faces. Come out and see these three gentleman in booth 632 at the show held at the Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, SK. The show begins at 3pm local time on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 and runs until 5pm on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015. This…

Pioneer Log Homes of BC at the Calgary Home + Garden Show

24 Feb 2015, Posted by Paula Freeman in Home Shows

The Pioneer Log Homes of BC home show team is back in Canada and ready to tackle the first of our Canadian spring home shows! Mike, Gerald and André will be at the Calgary Home + Garden Show from February 26th to March 1st 2015. This year we can be found in booth 1937 near the feature home and lounge area in hall E!   The guys are excited to meet you and discuss your…

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