When it comes to building your dream home, learning as much as you can about the process of building log homes will ensure you have the best experience possible while also improving the quality of life throughout the years following the completion of your home.
Timber Ridge Log Homes started business in 2004. We are the dealer, builder and supplier. Through our unique approach, you work directly with one person during the design phase and throughout the whole construction process. We hand mill our own logs locally and have our experienced crew work directly on site. By eliminating the middle man, not only do you reduce the amount of stress and headaches, but also increase your value and decrease the total cost with Timber Ridge's log home packages.
The best material
goes into our homes.
Timber Ridge uses only cedar products for the exterior of our homes. Cedar is a far superior wood for insect and rot resistance, higher insulating value and low moisture content. Our connection with different cedar outlets allow us to purchase cedar at much lower cost.
Our guys have the
From the very beginning our draft team, our local mill operation to our personal craftsmen we’re all experienced in specifically log homes. We’re not a traditional home builder building several log homes. Our company from the ground up is designed for log and timber home construction.
We live the
We just don’t use the phrase green because it’s popular, we were raised like that before it was a thing. My grandfather grew up in the great depression and raised his sons to waste not. That has led to our committed business practices. We harvest local cedar that otherwise been labeled a nuisance by the forestry department. We also have strict recycling system from reducing landfill waste in our shop and job sites to re-utilizing waste lumber into mulch or winter heat. Our homes also have stringent efficiency standards we have set ourselves to.
Every home we
build is custom.
We don’t have a stock set of plans to choose from. Every customer comes to use with basic plans or ideas and our skilled draftsman works with us directly to build your home exactly how you want it.
We invite you to
check out the homes we’re building
Timber Ridge continually has open houses at every home we’re building and finished. We do multiple home shows through-out the year and also have a show room open through-out the week for you to visit any other times.
Compare other log
It is crucial to make sure you’re comparing apple to apples with other builders. At Timber Ridge Log Homes, we are the leaders in log and timer construction in the mid-west. No other company is as much invested and dedicated at Timber Ridge, from our own mill and 6000+sf shop to our specially experienced carpenters in everything from the construction to the maintenance of your home.
What Make our barns Different
WHAT MAKE OUR BARNS DIFFERENT
Our barns are unique.
We don’t just build your everyday steel pole barns. We build amazing timber barns that will set yours from the rest! Whether you plan to live in your barn or you have a specific use in mind we will design it for you needs. We have done everything from barn homes, horse barns, storage buildings, workshops, and commercial office’s.
We build with the strength of steel where you need it.
We can build your barn with large clear span spaces up to 180’ wide. We build two style of frames, we use a hybrid steel frame system from Perka Steel Buildings. Our main structure is steel frame vertical and roof trusses with wood wall girts and roof purlins. Our steel framing is mounted on top of concrete footings, no wooden poles in the ground to eventually rot out. Our building steel frames strong, affordable, flexible, and easy.
We can craft barns like they were for centuries.
If tradition timber framing is what you want, we can also do that as well. We have our own supply of large pine timber and the expertise to be able to cut and assemble a hand crafted true timber framed building. Our timber framed buildings will amaze you and will have the charm of old time timber frames that stood the test of time for thousands of years.
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Located in Louisville, Timber Ridge is among the few cedar log home builders and home remodeling contractors in Nebraska and Iowa. We have been providing the highest quality of craftsmanship and dedicated to log home designs and restoration since 2004.