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1921 Lohmans Crossing, Suite 100 Lakeway, TX 78736
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Austin Log Home Builders

It's not hard to sell people who have driven by log homes on their beauty. It may surprise you to learn that along with their curb appeal, log homes are also some of the most durable and energy-efficient homes that you can build. You can find log homes and log cabins that have been around for one hundred years or more and are still in livable condition. Plus, traditional insulation notwithstanding, logs make for a great insulating barrier, creating naturally cool homes in the summer and warm homes in the winter. Also, apart from any preconceptions, log homes can easily accommodate traditional heating and cooling systems and any modern home amenity.

Log Homes
Although no log home construction project could be called easy, log homes in Austin have several things going for them right out of the gate. The biggest obstacle for log home construction is the weather, especially rain. Averaging 300 days of sunshine a year, the Austin climate circumvents this obvious roadblock. Secondly, log home construction is greatly simplified when the necessary machinery has access to the property. Much of the area surrounding Austin, especially in the hill country, has undeveloped land available for residential construction that is still close enough to the beaten path to accommodate this type of machinery. This affords prospective Austin homeowners a lot more design options for more reasonable costs than in many places around the country.

Construction
There are three main types of log home construction: timber-framed, milled logs, and handcrafted logs. Timber-framed homes have a traditional post-and-beam construction and often bare little resemblance to the luxury log homes you see off country roads. Milled log homes are factory-milled logs that create an efficient log home that can be built by DIY log home kits, modular log home construction, or more traditional on-site, home building techniques. Handcrafted logs are fabricated by skilled craftsmen, typically use a customized house plan, and result in stunning, luxury homes.

Cost of Hiring a Home Builder
Though this is the most common question prospective homeowners ask, there is no one way to build a log home and no one way to estimate its cost. Depending on who you ask and what you're looking for, log homes can be cheaper, the same price, or considerably more expensive than a more traditionally-framed house. Luxury log homes that inspire "oohs" and "aahs" from people who drive by are nearly always handcrafted, and will cost considerably more. For people who like the look of log homes but don't have a bunch of high-end demands, a beautiful and efficient log home is well within your grasp. One thing is for sure, though. You should talk to several Austin log home builders before you dismiss the idea as implausible.

Project Length
Depending on the method of construction, your log home can take longer or shorter to build than more traditional style homes. Unless you select a modular log home or a large, custom, luxury log home, figure construction to take about the same five to eight months as other home building projects. Again, due to the likelihood of favorable weather, your log home has a good chance of coming in on the shorter side of this estimate. Still, large projects of any kind are susceptible to unforeseen problems, regardless of the quality and professionalism of your Austin log home builder. When the need arises, try to be patient, and trust that your new dream home will be worth the wait.

Recent Job Requests for New Home Builders Contractors in Austin, TX


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Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: Jonestown, TX, TX
Date: 10/18/2017
Modular home?: Not sure
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Land Status: I am currently looking for land
Approximate Budget: Under $100,000
Desired Timing: Over a year

New Lead
Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: Austin, TX
Date: 10/15/2017
Modular home?: Not sure
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Land Status: I am currently looking for land
Approximate Budget: Under $100,000
Desired Timing: 9 - 12 months

New Lead
Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: Austin, TX
Date: 10/15/2017
Modular home?: Not sure
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4
Land Status: I am in process of purchasing land
Styles Interested in: Modern, Bungalow, Georgian, Luxury, Southwestern
Approximate Budget: $250,000 - $300,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible
Comment: we have a lot in mind, which has a little slope in it. Interested in a modern or contemporary style home utilizing the slope with or without pool. Targeting total heated space at 3500sqft or above.

New Lead
Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: Austin, TX
Date: 10/13/2017
Desired Square Footage: 1,500 - 2,000
Desired Beds/Baths: 3 Bedrooms / 3 Baths
Preferred Style: Modern
Status of Land for Home: I have not started looking for land
Size of Building Lot: Less than 1/2 acre
Design Preparation: Gathered ideas or photos
Current Homeowner: Yes
Budget Range: $200,000 - $250,000
Desired Completion Date: 3 - 6 months

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: Austin, TX
Date: 10/06/2017
Modular home?: Not sure
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Land Status: I already own the land
Styles Interested in: Modern, Bungalow
Approximate Budget: $250,000 - $300,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: hutto, TX
Date: 10/05/2017
Modular home?: No
Land Status: I already own the land
Approximate Budget: $200,000 - $250,000
Desired Timing: Over a year
Comment: need a full custom home

Project: Build a Modular Home
Location: Junction, TX
Date: 10/02/2017
Modular home?: Yes
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Land Status: I am currently looking for land
Approximate Budget: Under $100,000
Desired Timing: 9 - 12 months

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: Austin, TX
Date: 10/02/2017
Modular home?: Not sure
Approximate Budget: $150,000 - $200,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: Austin, TX
Date: 10/01/2017
Modular home?: Not sure
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Land Status: I already own the land
Approximate Budget: $200,000 - $250,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible

Project: Build a Modular Home
Location: Austin, TX
Date: 09/2017
Modular home?: Yes
Approximate Budget: $250,000 - $300,000
Desired Timing: 6 - 9 months

Unscreened New Home Builders Contractors in Austin

Erickson Premium Construction, Inc.
7010 W. Hwy 71 Ste., #340 Pmb 335
Austin, TX 78735
Solluna Builders
7310 Sherwood Rd.
Austin, TX 78745
Austin Premier Homes, LLC
2514b Howellwood Way
Austin, TX 78748
Building Pro
1229 W. 15 1/2 St
Houston, TX 77008
Bujan-Hall Custom Homes, Inc.
10200 Hwy 290 W
Austin, TX 78736
Robertson Homes
P.O. Box 528
Pflugerville, TX 78691
Tuskan Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 428
Comfort, TX 78013
Epic Builders
12338 Ballerstedt Rd.
Elgin, TX 78621

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