Composite Decking is Old News?

Composite decking has become a vast sea of options when considering products for your new or updated deck.  Composite decking consists of the widest variety of options in colors, styles and brands in all decking materials. The definition of a composite decking material is a man-made building product that includes an approximate equal mix of recycled …

A Log Cabin is Born!

Homestead Timbers is debuting a chance to see what goes into building a log cabin kit from reclaimed lumber.  In this series we will get a first hand telling from the Kluting family walking us through what goes into the making of a log cabin from the ground up and ending with the making of the maple syrup process.  The Kluting family is erecting …

Converting your Shed

Have you ever wondered why you have that old shed out back behind your house or in the far corner of your yard? Is it merely a storage or catch all for tools or is it a home for spiders and ear wigs? (mine kind of is) Do you have another place those tools, rakes and shovels can live? Can you think of a purpose other than a catch all, that it can be …

A few of our favorite things…

As you may or may not be aware, Homestead Timbers is a small company with a total of four people in the office and run by a family. So we thought it may be a good idea to showcase some of our many products as well as put a spot light on the people who make Homestead run. Here they are with a little list of their favorite things that Homestead sells. …

The Cutest Little Cabins

We sell a lot of products for large scale log homes and cabins but we also sell kits. We sell three different log home kits ranging in prices and square footage. What does that have to do with cute little cabins? Nothing more than mentioning more products we offer and that in addition to building large scale beautiful homes, we can also build and supply …

Barn Conversions

Did you know, that in addition to offering a wide selection of products to assist you in building or updating your log home or cabin, Homestead Timbers through Chip Shot construction and with the help of TS Max, are able to tag and take down a timber frame and all of the barn wood from a barn and turn it into another new or current house?! There are …

Ceilings, flooring and everything in between

Ceilings: Let’s say you have pine on your ceiling. What do you choose for your walls or floors? You don’t necessarily want to go with wood everywhere. Too Much?  Depending on how much natural light you have in the space, and just how high the ceilings are, you may want to look at a painted or white washed option or just leaving the paneling light …

Modernizing Your Cabin or Log Home

Is it time? Were you considering purchasing an existing log home until you saw inside? Were you thinking of building new but just couldn’t stand the thought of having the exposed log look inside too? Homestead Timbers has options for you! There are a few ways to get the log look on the outside of the house without using full logs and having to have …

You Might Be a Log Homer If?

In one way or another everybody needs a shelter, without it one cannot survive the elements.  Through the passing of time and evolution of economy people have developed a way to express who they are by the way they decorate and style their home.  One type of home persona is, what I am coining, the “Log Homer.”   The following are some signs …

Porches

So, our sister company Fence Row Furniture has been busy writing up fun and creative ideas to decorate your porch. We thought we’d take a more hands on and technical approach! We’ve already discussed many of our great decking products, but not everyone is aware that you can also utilize these great products to make your porch stand out …