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Pioneer Log Homes of BC

7 Reasons to Own a Log Cabin Home

26 Nov 2013, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Custom Log Cabins

At some point, nearly all log cabin owners were one the fence about whether or not they should choose a log cabin over a more “traditional” home. However, the overwhelming majority of those owners quickly realized the many benefits and advantages of owning a log cabin home. For those who may be on the fence about owning one, take a look at this list of seven reasons why you may want to own one. 1)…

Why Western Red Cedar is Ideal for Log Cabin Homes

26 Nov 2013, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes

Often times, we are asked what type of wood we build our homes with.  For Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia, we choose to use Western Red Cedar for a variety of reasons.  Let’s take a closer look at why. Western Red Cedar is common in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. It grows in forests, on mountainsides, and in or near bodies of water, such as forested swamps and stream banks. As a tree,…

How a Log Cabin Home Can Increase Your Savings Account

13 Nov 2013, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Log Cabin Home Information, Log Home Maintenance

With living expenses as high as ever, individuals and families are faced with the continual challenge of finding ways to cut costs, and increase their “nest egg.”  We all work hard throughout our lives so that we can enjoy our retirement years.  In addition, those with children hope they can save enough to provide their son or daughter with opportunities to jumpstart the next phase of their life.  But how can you save enough to…

Choosing the Perfect Vacant Lot for your Log Cabin

16 Sep 2013, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Log Cabin Home Information

Building a new log cabin home may be a long process, but it’s also a very gratifying one. A myriad of variables go into building your dream home, making it essential that you do your research, and build a cabin that will suit you and your family for years to come.   Ultimately, your dream home is more than just the foundation and decor you choose; every facet of your new property will affect your future…

Why Log Cabins are the Ideal Retirement Home

28 Aug 2013, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Cabin Maintenance

The majority of our population spends decades upon decades of punching a clock and working a long shift each and every day in order to build a respectable life. Although the work routine can feel tedious at times, there is a giant light at the end of the metaphorical working tunnel, as business owners and employees can at least look forward to retirement.  Often times, workers save up a percentage of their earnings, or sell…

Where Should You Build a Log Cabin Home?

20 Aug 2013, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Custom Log Cabins

One of the first questions that prospective log cabin homeowners ask is “where should we build our new home?”  Often times, people associate log cabin homes with an individual or family living out in the woods.  Although that can certainly be a suitable place to live, there are many other options afforded to cabin owners.  Let’s take a look at four suggestions that can help you choose where to build your log cabin home. Scour…

Welcome to Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia!

30 May 2012, Posted by Paula Freeman in Uncategorized

Welcome to our blog! We are excited to share updates on our world of log homes. As an introduction, we’d like to let visitors know a little about Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia. Our company was founded in 1973 by Bryan Reid, Sr. The business developed and became a large family operation. Now, Pioneer Log Homes is known as an innovator in the world of log home design. Our handcrafted log homes have been…

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