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Choosing a Custom Built Home

25 Aug 2016, Posted by Amanda Fuller in Building log homes, Custom Log Cabins

Buying a home is easily the front-runner for the most important financial investment you will ever make. Each day, hundreds or even thousands of homes go up for sale, giving buyers a myriad of choices. While purchasing pre-built real estate may seem like the quickest, easiest and most cost effective route to purchasing a new home, it may not be your best option. Here are just a few perks of custom building your dream home….

Avoiding Common Oversights in Design

20 Nov 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Design

This time of year here at Pioneer Log Homes of BC we are starting our log home and cabin builds for the 2015 spring and summer season! It’s a busy time of year for our design team, luckily I was able to catch up with them just long enough to get a good idea of what goes on in the design room and get some of their “what not to do” design tips. Working in…

Top 5 Design Tips from our Design Team

24 Jul 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Design

Whether you are using one of our sample floor plans or sketching on a napkin, there are some key things to consider when designing your dream home. 1. Keep a list of features and characteristics that catch your eye. They may not all be implemented in your final design, but it’s worth keeping your ideas together throughout the process. 2. Start with the basics: How many bedrooms? Bathrooms? Family areas? Porch or deck? Garage? Open…

Kazakhstan Round 1: Mission Complete

13 Feb 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Uncategorized

“Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God, do you learn.” – C.S. Lewis Joel & Shawn are home safe from Kazakhstan and the sauna is installed in its permanent & absolutely stunning location, 10,000 feet above sea level. It would be an understatement to say they experienced some culture shock on their trip but they managed to complete the job on time and in very harsh conditions. With extreme weather, equipment…

Bryan Senior at SCI in Las Vegas, February 5th – 8th

04 Feb 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Home Shows

This week, Bryan Reid Sr. is heading to Safari Club International’s (SCI) show at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. This “Ultimate Hunters’ Market” is celebrating its 42nd year in 2014. With over 18,000 attendees, 2,500 vendors, nearly a million square feet of exhibit space, and 6 continents represented, it’s easy to see why this event attracts the world’s biggest gathering of hunters, conservationists, guides & outfitters. The 4-day itinerary for the show is jam-packed….

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