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Spotlight: Kevin Simoes and Streamline Design Ltd.

Kevin Simoes, Principal of Streamline Design Ltd., is  a Registered Building Designer with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC, as well as a LEED Accredited Professional. Located in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Streamline Design specializes exclusively in the custom planning and design of timber frame, hybrid and log homes. Since 2004, they have been […]

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7 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Building a Timber Frame House

Thinking about building your own timber frame home? Construction projects can be scary, and we’ve all heard about builds-gone-wrong and unexpected mishaps that blow the price through the roof, but there are plenty of steps you can take to ensure this doesn’t happen and that your final price stays manageable. Here are 7 ways to reduce […]

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Spotlight: Tony Zaya and Lancaster County Timber Frames, Inc.

Tony Zaya is president and  co-founder of Lancaster County Timber Frames, Inc. They are actually  located in York county, Pennsylvania,  on the other side of the Susquehanna River.  The company was founded in 1996; however Anthony and his co-founder, Joe McCarthy, had been in timber framing for ten years prior to that date.  For twenty […]

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Episode 8: Biggest Mistakes While Building My House

Subscribe in ITunes Welcome back…. Why I have been away Finishing my home Building up my business after finishing my home…recovering from being away Wrote my book – Creating a Timber Frame House Pneumonia which made me refocus my life What to expect moving forward, my commitment to you At least one new show every […]

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Contractors Responsibilities Checklist

Contractors Responsibilities Checklist

General Responsibilities Carrying out the desired plans and instructions of the clients Effective communication skills when dealing with clients, professionals and local authorities Financial Bid Process Preparing Scope of work and RFP Documents Establish a budget for the construction project and follow that budget as closely as possible Draw Schedule and Breakdown – Used by […]

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