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After nearly 40 years and thousands of happy homebuyers, we know the hardest part of building your dream log or timber frame home can be just getting started. Get to know other log home homeowners, learn about design and decor options, download the plans we share - you'll find it all here and we're adding new content all the time!
A Dream House Come True: The Homestead
Monika Gazzola has always known she wanted a log home. After purchasing land in Kirkfield, Ontario, it didn’t take much for her to convince her husband, Serge, that they should build their dream house on the property. A couple of friends of the Gazzolas had recently built their own log...
An award for all – a log home is a green home
1867 Confederation Log Homes is the proud recipient of the 2015 winner of the Sustainability Award by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce!
We’re a finalist for the OBAA Sustainability award
The Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAA) are coming up and Confederation is a finalist in the Sustainability category.  We are being recognized for how our product and practices as a company are environmentally responsible. “By making sustainable practices an integral part of their operating model, 1867 Confederation Log & Timber...
New PA Dealers
What’s the best thing from Canada to hit Pennsylvania? Ok, Besides Sidney Crosby. Think a different type of best….that’s right, it’s Canada’s leading log and timber frame homes, Confederation! Local building company M&E construction sought after quality, craftsmanship, reputation, and long term commitment to the industry when selecting a company...
What is Fractional Ownership?
You may have heard the term “fractional ownership” but what is it, and is it something you would consider when looking at building options? Well, to answer the second half of that question, the first part needs to be addressed. Fractional ownership is pretty much what the title says, you...
Having trouble with design ideas?  We have you covered!
As everyone knows, the design of a home or cottage is as unique as the individual. However though, many people search endlessly for a design that is perfect for them. Guess what? It hasn’t been drawn yet. That’s why every one of our homes are custom designed. And at no...
Builds on the go!
It’s been a busy spring and summer, and things are rolling right along into the fall.  Our company owner, Rick Kinsman, was personally at a few jobsites helping customers and contractors put their logs into place.  Here are some snapshots of just a few builds we had on the go....
Are you looking for an Eco friendly building option?
For decades we have been educating as many people as we can about how log homes are an environmentally friendly way to build a house or cottage and now we have garnered some attention from Green Building magazine. The biggest sources of environmental problems are homes that use an abundance...
The next Confed generation is here!
After our Vice President Operations had his little boy, Findley, in March, it was our Vice President Sales’ turn for his.  Richard Kinsman V is the newest addition to the Confederation family!  They might not be doing many log raising this summer, so for now we’ll just admire their handsome...
This is Log Home Living!
      On newsstands June 2nd, you will see a special edition of Log Home Living showcasing the winners from their ‘Years Best Log Homes’ contest.  Any idea where I’m going with this??Log Home Living put out to any log home company who wanted to submit their best log...
Successful candidate is motivated and professional.  Willing to work the model home, home shows, and seminars is a must.  Home and log/timber frame home experience is strongly encouraged.  Please send applications to info@confederationloghomes.com
Our Homes magazine feature…The Ellwood
Check out this page turner in this months feature article of Our Homes magazine: Log walls, timbers inside and out, custom kitchen (Burkes Kitchen), hardwood floors (Logs End), stone 4 sided fireplace (Fire or Ice), bar, pool table, theater (Northern Lights Security), custom showers and waterfall (M & J Plumbing),...
Model of the Month – The Granite
Check out this beauty!  A 1900 sq ft story and half log and timber frame home done up exactly the way you want it.  D logs, beamed floor, interior and exterior timbers, big windows….I could go on and on.  Want more wood?  We can do that!  Want more drywall?  We...