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How Do I Choose a Floor Plan?

At PrecisionCraft and M.T.N Design, we expect all of our clients to modify or customize their final timber or log home design in some way. In many cases, we will even create their floor plan from scratch.  However, a custom design has to start somewhere. Our floor plan gallery was created to show many styles, [...]

What Should I Know About Local Covenants or Review Boards?

Before you invest your time and energy into the design process it’s important to know if there will be any restrictions imposed on your design, due to your location. Restrictions often come from the county, the city or the rules of your development. Having a team in place who can identify and work within these [...]

What Should I Know About Local Codes?

As part of your check list before the design process begins, make sure you have a team in place that understands the unique codes, regulations and requirements of your specific location. How Does Climate Affect Design? The structure and configuration of your roof can be impacted by heavy snow load requirements in certain areas. Other [...]

How Long ‘Til My Log Home Is Built?

Soon there will come a day when you decide that you are finally ready to kick-start your dream of building a custom mountain home.  Now that you are ready, how long will it actually take before you are able to move in? The answer to that question is not a simple one when you are [...]

Inspiring Mountain Home Videos

Inspiration for you mountain style home comes from a variety of sources.  You search for images both online and in magazines.  At the same time you gather floor plan ideas and lots of technical information about building systems and services.  As you gather ideas don’t forget the power of video.  Moving images can help you [...]

Selecting Cabinets for your Custom Home

There are many features within a custom home that contribute to its overall look and feel. Whether your style preference is more modern or rustic, your choice of cabinetry can greatly affect the look of your entire home. When you stop to think about all the spaces that include cabinetry (kitchens, laundry rooms, bathrooms, dens, [...]