All posts in Rustic

log home maintenance

Log homes offer a beautiful, unique way of living. Based on how homes hundreds of years ago were constructed throughout the United States, many improvements have been made to offer a truly different take on the interior and exterior of a modern home. With the beauty and craftsmanship of a log home, such a location does require slightly different home care. After all, by ditching many of the metals, plastics and other modern fabrication elements, wood needs a different kind of attention. So, for anyone considering the purchase of a log home, cabin, cottage or anything else of the sorts, understanding how to care for such a property is important.

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timber frame home design

Wood is one of the most beautiful materials you can use in any construction project. It has been used since just about the dawn of human civilization as it is easy to use, strong, durable and often plentiful. However, you can’t just use any wood in your construction, and if you want to achieve a rustic yet refined look, you need to follow a few basic rules. If you’re considering the construction of a new rustic but refined rood home, you’ll be able to sit down with your residential architect and go over exactly what you’re looking for and what they recommend. However, there are a few basic timber frame home designs you should consider before moving forward with the project.

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rustic mountain homes

Is there anything better than a getaway home in the mountains? Every window offers a beautiful view. The thick trees around the home hides all sight of the neighbors. It’s almost as if you harkened back to the past where you lived on your own with a family and had nothing but a beautiful view and the wild. Of course now you may still have the Internet, television and excellent appliances, but the feeling and the view is the same. You just need to make sure your rustic mountain home preserves a bit of that rustic, rural feel to it in order to truly capture the great outdoors feel.

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rustic home design

Rustic home design is one of our favorite project types. We have completed many beautiful homes across the nation with a focus in the west, Montana and Colorado being a cornerstone of our work, and we love it! We get asked many questions about rustic home design and the western style in which we have been drawn to, and those questions typically prompt a blog post (thank you- keep those questions coming!). In today’s roundup, we’re going to feature our top five western home design posts, just in case you missed them the first time around.

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