Archive for June, 2014

Hilly, Rocky or Steep? Don’t Throw in the Towel–Logangate HAS THE ANSWER

Have you fallen head over heels in love with location to build your dream house only to be told, impossible? Maybe it boasts a beautiful post card view but the terrain is incredibly steep, hilly and rocky. Here at Logangate Timber Homes, we want you to know that if you can dream it–we can build it! We are extremely proud of our reputation as one of the trusted leaders in the building industry. We’ve earned our reputation by building some of the highest quality and drop dead gorgeous timber homes throughout the U.S. If your dream location is rocky, hilly, or extremely steep, our Cantilever Homes are your perfect solution.

When other builders squash your building dreams and say it can’t be done. We here at Logangate say, steep, hilly, rocky can be INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL. Don’t give up! For over 45 years we have made building dreams a reality. Our Cantilever Homes make the impossible, possible. Cantilever Homes are simply, beams that are anchored only on one end. This allows for overhanging structures without having to have external bracing, giving your home a clean unique look. We have a wide variety of plans that can be customized to fit your needs, style and budget. This smart way of building is a very clever way to build around what was once considered restricted or out of the question. Not anymore, with Logangate.

All of our homes are manufactured responsibly and sustainably. Our homes are durable, energy efficient and beautiful. No matter how steep, hilly or rocky the terrain, we here at Logangate will build you the home of your DREAMS. While other builders have called it quits during these trying economic times, we have survived. Our philosophy is simple. We build incredible homes at fair and honest prices. We are kind to the environment and we treat our customers like family! That’s the Logangate difference.

Rustic, Amazingly Beautiful, Unique & Energy Efficient–a Logangate Specialty

If you are looking to build a getaway home in the woods, by the beach or just want that rustic look, Logangate Timber Homes has the perfect cabin plans just for you! We can help build your dream cabin quicker and more affordably. Our cabin plans are prefabricated which means we stick build the walls, pre-cut the Douglas Fir Rafters, and fabricate the insulated roof panels in our manufacturing facility. This allows you to have a quicker build time and a more energy efficient cabin. Many of our satisfied customers tell us they can’t believe how easy and streamlined choosing their perfect cabin layout really was! We ship these pieces directly to your final building site and have a variety of layouts to choose from that can be customized to meet your needs.

Logangate Cabin Plans Include:

*Douglas fir timbers. These are some of the strongest and most durable timbers in the industry, so you can feel confident your cabin will last for a long time.

*Energy Efficient: Since parts of your home are built in our facility, you get air-tight seals to help reduce energy bills. Insulated roof panel system with R-values from R-34 to R-51. Passive Solar design to maximize natural efficiencies.

Quality: Our manufacturing facility allows us to make your home more factory-controlled. This reduces defects and drafts in your home. Saving you energy $$$$$.

*Green: Our manufacturing facility is dedicated to using renewable sources of energy and we strive toward zero waste.

*Large Selection: We have a variety of cabin & chalet plans available that can be customized to fit your needs.

Logangate Timber Homes has been in business for 49 years. We are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality materials and attention to detail customer service. We strive to provide showstopper eco-friendly homes at fair and honest prices. We’ve earned our stellar reputation by building beautiful, high quality, dream homes, affordably. Direct purchasing from lumber mills, window manufacturers, and other suppliers allow us to pass those savings on to you. If you want a home that is a step above what other builders are doing, we would love to work with you. High quality green building that is not only affordable but remarkably beautiful as well! That’s the Logangate difference.

Our Prebuilt Home will SAVE you ENERGY DOLLARS

A Logangate Prebuilt home is smart no matter how you look at it. Our prebuilt home is simply a home that has pre made pieces, like walls, gable panels, roof panels, etc. We build your home wall panel by panel in our controlled factory setting. This allows for the highest quality construction and therefore a precision fit on the job site. This is a big deal because an air-tight fit means that you will NOT have air escaping. Instead, you will end up with an air-tight and energy efficient home. This means you will save BIG on your energy bills every month.

Here at Logangate Timber Homes, we are extremely proud of our reputation as one of the trusted leaders in the industry. We’ve earned our stellar reputation by building beautiful, high quality, dream homes. Affordably is what we do best.

Logangate is so committed to green building, that we practice sustainable manufacturing, conserving electricity, use renewable energy and strive toward zero waste. We have been in business for 49 years and strive to provide our customers with a beautiful, showstopper, energy efficient, and affordable home. You can rest assured that every single one of our homes is built responsibly and sustainably. No exceptions. High quality green building that is not only affordable but remarkably beautiful as well! That’s the Logangate difference!

The Beauty and Timelessness of Timber

Many people don’t realize that Timber frame design is nothing new! It is based on the post and beam structural system and is one of the oldest construction methods known. Years ago, Timber frame building was used by the Egyptians, Greeks and other early builders. The style arrived in New England from Europe and consisted of wooden posts and beams, cut and shaped by hand and connected using wooden mortise and tenon joinery.

These large, solid timbers were felled and shaped locally using axes, and then erected as “bents” into braced frames. The post and beam frame was structural, and not exposed to view after the seventeenth century. While a lot has changed, the beauty of this style will never change. What many homeowners don’t realize is that a beautiful Timber Frame home can be theirs for about the same price as traditional construction.

Here at Logangate Timber Homes, this is what we excel at! Our post & beam construction provides vaulted wood ceilings supported by the strength of Douglas Fir timbers. The benefit of Douglas fir timbers is that they are stronger, more durable and can handle higher impacts and weight loads. This means your timber home can withstand more extreme weather and are built to last longer than other wood types.

Here at Logangate Timber Homes, we are proud of our reputation as one of the trusted leaders in the industry. We’ve earned our name because we are extremely good at what we do and we do it affordably. For over 45 years, Logangate has been dedicated to providing high quality and gorgeous homes to our customers. Built with the environment in mind our homes are built to be environmentally sound which will save you money and create less waste. It’s also a way of building that saves energy, which in return will save you a significant amount of money every month on your heating and cooling bills. Here at Logangate, we build beautiful dream homes, affordably and with the environment in mind! That’s the Logangate difference!

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