Pioneer Log Homes Tag

Pioneer Log Homes of BC at the 97th Vancouver International Auto Show

10 May 2017, Posted by AleeshaMousseau in Home Shows, Uncategorized

From March 28th to April 2nd, Pioneer Log Homes of BC company founder, Bryan Sr, took the Pioneer Cedar Rocket on the road to the 97th Vancouver International Auto Show. This 6-day event, located at the Vancouver Convention Center, was attended by over 116,000 people. Those who visited the Pioneer Log Homes’ booth could take a virtual tour of a Pioneer custom built luxury log home courtesy of ShadowShot Systems technology. Pioneer Log Homes of…

Barrett Jackson 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

09 Jan 2015, Posted by Paula Freeman in Home Shows

Our 2015 home show season is scheduled to get underway this Saturday, January 10th in Scottsdale, AZ! We will be attending the Barrett Jackson Auction as a vendor for the sixth year in a row. The show runs from Saturday, January 10th until Sunday January 18th, 2015. Barrett Jackson is the World’s Greatest Collector Car Events, specialising in collector and classic automotive products and services. The 2014 Barrett Jackson event saw over 300,000 attendees and…

Timber Kings: André

30 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

With only four days left before the premier of Timber Kings Season 2 we are finishing up our blog series with the man who brings method to the madness: André! Don’t forget to tune in to HGTV Canada this Sunday, January 4th at 10PM ET|PT!   Q: When did you start working at Pioneer Log Homes? A: Peeling logs in 1978 for Bryan Sr., then graduated in 1982 and wanted to build my own house….

Timber Kings: Peter

23 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

He may look serious, but don’t let him fool you! The prankster Peter is full of surprises! We’re just under 2 weeks away from the premier of Timber Kings Season Two – January 4th, 2015 at 10PM ET|PT on HGTV Canada. Q: When did you start working at Pioneer Log Homes? A: I started with Pioneer Log Homes on June 4, 1994 at 6:00am.   Q: Have you always wanted to be a “Timber King”?…

Timber Kings: Beat

16 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

With just over two weeks left before the premier of Timber Kings Season 2, we’re bringing you another exclusive Timber King interview! Be sure to tune into HGTV Canada, January 4th at 10 PM ET|PT for Timber Kings Season 2!   Q: When did you start working at Pioneer Log Homes? A: After finishing my carpentry apprenticeship in Switzerland, I came to Pioneer in 1993 for a one year work exchange which turned into a…

Timber Kings: Bryan Sr.

10 Dec 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Timber Kings

With the premier of Timber Kings Season 2 just a few weeks away, we here at Pioneer Log Homes are bringing you a special treat! Over the next weeks leading up to the premier, January 4th, 2015 at 10 PM ET|PT on HGTV Canada, we will be revealing exclusive behind the scenes Timber Kings interviews!   What better way to start things off than with the one who started it all?!   Q: When did…

Environmental Influence: Keeping Your Build Green

21 Oct 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Log Cabin Home Information

One of the biggest concerns here at Pioneer Log Homes of BC is our impact on the environment. We use green building practices from design to construction to create the custom log home of your dreams. Building with logs is the most environmentally friendly form of building; but we realise that our environmental responsibility reaches beyond just manufacturing ecofriendly homes. We understand that it is the obligation of our generation to conserve our ecosystem. We…

Log Home Maintenance Checklist

08 Oct 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Cabin Maintenance, Log Cabin Home Information, Log Home Maintenance

To continue with the theme of preparing your log home or log cabin for winter, we bring you our maintenance check list. In six easy steps your home can be fully protected and ready for winter!   1. Clean gutters – Having clean gutters will help to keep water from running down your logs. Additionally, cleaning the gutters will help prevent damage to the gutters themselves, avoiding an unwanted mess and expense come spring.  …

Fall Update!

23 Sep 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Building log homes, Custom Log Cabins

While some may be enjoying the slower pace fall brings, we here at Pioneer Log Homes are still going in full force. Here’s a look at some of the projects we’ve been working on lately, as well as a look at where in the world we’ve been! Bryan Sr. spent the final week of August in the great state of New York, along with Beat and his son Eli.  The trio finished an existing log…

Committed to the Cariboo

05 May 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Uncategorized

[This recent article was published in the newsletter for the BC Log & Timber Building Industry] A Short History Bryan Reid Sr. established Pioneer Log Homes of BC in 1973. The new business owner chose an opportunistic location to open up shop; he decided on Williams Lake, British Columbia, thanks to its proximity to a seemingly endless supply of top notch Spruce, Fir, and Western Red Cedar. Pioneer Log Homes of BC has remained committed…

Bryan Reid Sr is at ConExpo/Agg in Las Vegas, March 4th – 8th

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Home Shows

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is happening this week at the Las Vegas Convention Centre and represents all the newest equipment, technology and product breakthrough in construction. With 2,400 exhibitors and 125,000 attendees, it is the biggest construction industry gathering on the planet covering asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more. The show also includes a comprehensive education program with sessions emphasizing industry issues and trends, management and applied technology. Come visit our booth and say hi…

Calgary Home & Garden Show – February 27th to March 2nd

27 Feb 2014, Posted by Paula Freeman in Home Shows

With temperatures varying between -19 and -30 today through the weekend, the Calgary Home and Garden show presents a welcome opportunity to get inside and stay warm! With thoughts of spring, DIY projects, gardening, BBQing and warm sunshine, you will float through this year’s show and forget about what’s outside. Starting today, and continuing through to Sunday March 2nd, the Calgary Home and Garden show is your escape from winter at the BMO Centre at…

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