Log Cabin Getaway Makes a Big Statement

NAHB log and timber home council logo, 2018 jerry rouleau awards for excellence, national awardsTimberhaven Log & Timber Homes received several (5 to be exact) national home building accolades as part of the 2018 Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Home Design presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Building Systems Councils (BSC) and the Log and Timber Homes Council. Timberhaven was honored earlier this month during the BSC’s Building Systems Showcase, the only national conference and educational event focused exclusively on the systems-built industry.

For more than a decade, the BSC’s awards program has promoted excellence in systems-built housing. Front runners in the industry are honored at the annual awards presentation for their innovative marketing strategies and unique systems-built housing designs.

The annual Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence are judged by an independent panel of industry experts, and companies like Timberhaven were praised for the quality of their submittals. During the national event, Timberhaven received the following awards:

Winner: Excellence in Home Design – Under 2,000 sq. ft. Bierman Log Cabin
George Bierman, a nature-lover and hunting enthusiast, beckoned for a place where he could relax, hunt, fish, entertain friends and family, and showcase his worldly harvests and family heirlooms in a casual, comfortable retreat. The result is an exclusive headquarters featuring a 2-bedroom, 2-bath log cabin totaling 1,331 square feet of living space with an off-the-charts man cave located in a walk-out basement, multiple outdoor living areas and a detached 4-car garage with carport.

Home of Distinction: Excellence in Home Design – Over 2,000 sq. ft. Kortze Log Home
This custom engineered log home of Al & Kim Kortze features 2,910 square feet of total living space, 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths.  It is located in in the serene Pocono Mountains.  Presently the family’s weekend retreat but someday the couple’s retirement home, the following principles were assessed and executed to perfection: (1) Forever home elements, (2) longevity and maintenance and (3) light and airy interior to match its natural surroundings.

Winner: Excellence in Marketing: Website TimberhavenLogHomes.com
Timberhaven’s website provides a wealth of information that educates potential homebuyers about our products and services.  The website is easy to use with streamlined navigation to enhance user experience. It features a fresh, modern look and provides a ton of inspiration via our extended plan library and photo library. It includes planning and research tools such as checklists and White Papers and houses the company’s weekly blog.

Winner: Excellence in Marketing: Presentation of Plans LogHomeDesignCenter.com
The Log Home Design Center is a website that offers free access, upon registration, to more than 300 various designs. The plethora of plan options includes our standard models, custom designs, log home plans, timber frame plans, cabin retreats, garages, to sunrooms. The overall format of the website is refreshingly modern look which mirrors Timberhaven’s main website. A “Custom Design Search” helps users pre-sort or filter their search and users can “Compare Plans”, “Learn More”, “Get Pricing” and more with a simple click. 

Winner: Excellence in Marketing: Social Media Effort  (Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter & G+)
Every day log home and timber frame home enthusiasts find useful information, advice, insights, resources and inspiration for their very own dream home in social media. Timberhaven shares information therein as pieces of content, photos, videos, testimonials, research facts and more.

For a complete list of 2018 Jerry Rouleau award recipients, click here.

To learn more about the award-winning Timberhaven Log & Timber Homes, contact us today.