Owning a log house or cabin is many people's ambition. Whisper Creek Log Homes not only design beautiful homes but their methods are environmentally friendly and expert staff work with their customers to make sure that their personal wishes are met. Only quality materials are used and there is great attention to detail.

Customers are supplied with something that is pleasing to the eye, affordable and maintenance free. All the different styles on offer are designed to house modern amenities. The building process means costs are kept down and there is a quick turnaround from ordering to final construction. Handpeeled round logs are used for the exterior and erecting the walls and gable ends is a simple affair.

Next comes the ridge beams and purlins, followed by the roof. It's the best of both worlds, of housekits and craftsmanship. These designs often feature in log homes kits display shows. Their environmental credentials begin with the choice of log exteriors, which are taken from 'dead stand trees', i.e. trees that have been damaged due to fire or other natural causes.

The timber used and method of construction employed ensures that warping, cracking and shrinking is avoided. This saves energy as there is no loss of heat and the construction is draft proof. So, whether the Whisper Creek Log Home is for a weekend retreat or a full time home, it will be economical to run.

The first step is to find the nearest dealer and arrange a free consultation. Guidance on the design of the exterior and the interior fittings will be given from the start until completion. Finally, the log home package is shipped from the factory and the proud new owners can enjoy their new log home from Whisper Creek.

The choice of size is probably the first consideration and designs range from floor plans for 750 square feet up to 6,300 square feet. Traditional rustic cabins have stood the test of time and the company continues the familiar covered porch and steep pitched roof style. There are different window styles but all are double-glazed vinyl, so there is no maintenance. Customers can choose vertical or horizontal window sliders.

The interior has to look as good as the exterior and Whisper creek log home only select the best fittings for each room. Flooring can be carpet, tiles or hardwoods. Of course, every picture of a log cabin promises a cozy fire inside. The homes contain fireplaces with a gas or wood burning fire and the surrounds come in different finishes including stone.

The all important kitchen has to be pleasing to the eye but practical too with lots of counter top space and cupboards. This room is often at the heart of any family home. Bathrooms should have clean lines and plenty of light. Both kitchen and bathroom cabinets come in a choice of melamine, wood or painted lacquer doors.