A timber frame home can easily project a bucolic image, so it is no surprise that Timberpeg owners frequently keep magnificent gardens. While plant growing is popular everywhere, recently raising urban livestock has seen a resurgence in popularity.
Barn Homes and Beyond Blog
Since great interior lighting can provide a large boost to your quality of living, we have spent a great deal of time on this blog discussing modern choices and design for interior lights that work well in a timber framed home. Exterior lighting, however, has also seen great advances in recent years.
There are so many choices when it comes to your timber frame home. When working with a design team like Timberpeg, you’ll be able to customize the layout, material choices, and the style inside and out. Of course one of the most noticeable, and sometimes nerve-wracking, choices you can make about the style of your timber frame home’s exterior, is the color.
The Hawk Mountain is one of our most popular plans, and for good reason. This charming carriage house-style Timberpeg packs a great feature set into a small outline. In its original form, this charming house features a garage occupying the lower level, with a 970 square foot first level and 670 square foot upper level.
Today, the kitchen is often the social center of the house, with its appearance and function being dictated as much by entertaining concerns as by everyday meal preparation. From antiquity until just a few decades ago, however, the kitchen was a much different space. Hidden from visitors, the kitchen was a strictly utilitarian space that was spartanly appointed.
While building a home or renovating its rooms are tasks that take months to complete, decorating a house is an undertaking that never truly ends. And while some homeowners may like to change their houses' décor frequently, if you want to display an art collection at home then there are some guidelines to help you put on a good show.
When one thinks of modern architecture, a timber-framed home is undoubtedly not the first image that springs to mind. Rectilinear high-rises of glass and steel and homes with steel structure and cantilevered upper floors might be some of the first thoughts we have. Modern architecture, however, was a very expansive movement with many different stylistic elements.
The robust frame in a post and beam house has remarkable longevity, so many timber frame homes from British Colonial America survive to this day. While a great many old timber frame houses exist in the East, the West has its own history.
A large house can be a wonderful thing, since more space means more room to live in. And while it is nice to have enough space for amenities and belongings, many people feel that a large home merely encourages them to buy furniture and decorations to fill space that is seldom used.
While ice is a problem usually associated with winter weather, the summer creates favorable conditions for hail storms. Since hail forms in severe thunderstorms with large updrafts that bring liquid rain to a higher elevation where it can freeze, these types of storms are most likely in the warm season.