Cedar Homes Materials Kit post beam homes, cedar, homes.

Cedar Homes Materials Kit post beam homes, cedar, homes.

Custom Cedar Homes: Post & Beam Homes, Timber Frame Homes Materials Kit

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PRICE LIST — Architectural Series

U.S. Price List — November 1, 2008 — Prices in U.S. dollars — FOB factory, Delta, BC, Canada


The Cedar Designs / Linwood Architectural Series of homes is renowned for dramatic vaulted roof systems, the warmth of natural wood and an abundance of natural light flowing to the interior of the home. You can develop your own design or choose from our wide selection of customizable cedar home designs.

You simply get more at Cedar Designs / Linwood. You get a true custom cedar home design and detailed construction blueprints included as part of your cedar home package. True custom design means that you can fully customize your home to suit your preferences, needs and site conditions. You work with an experienced custom cedar home design team to help you to bring your project to life.

You can make as many changes as you want to your preliminary plans to create your ideal residence. Once construction blueprints have been drafted you can still make up to two sets of changes without charge. This process allows you to choose from an extensive range of the best building components available on the market.


Materials included in Cedar Designs / Linwood’s Architectural specification are all premium products that offer superior performance characteristics combined with a great visual appeal. Energy efficiency and other environmental factors are included in the Cedar Designs / Linwood product selection process. For example, Cedar Designs / Linwood only deals with major national brand name suppliers and we also manufacture our own high-grade cedar components which are not available on the open market. This way you can select from the widest possible range of material options to complement your chosen design.

Our complete cedar home package not only includes true custom design but also pre-engineered construction blueprints as well as all the key material components required to get to the lock-up stage. These include the floor system, exterior & interior framing, roof system, windows, exterior doors, siding, and roofing materials. The complete package is then efficiently delivered to your building site.

Only Cedar Designs / Linwood offers you a full range of construction styles, featuring post & beam, timber-frame, log and hybrid methods. Our wide range of premium quality material options allows you to get the distinctive look you want inside and out. These materials include high grade structural components such as Douglas Fir glu-lam beams or pine and Douglas Fir solid timbers. Log profiles are available in western red cedar and Douglas Fir. Interior liner and siding components are made from kiln dried, select tight knot, Western Red Cedar but are also available in a variety of other materials. You can find out more about the benefits of Cedar Designs / Linwood building components and specifications at www.CedarDesigns.com


The price list has been created to give you a reference point for preparing your construction budget. The designs featured in our planbook have been priced based on the products included as standard in our architectural specification. The actual cost of your home package will vary depending on the type of design, options and specifications you select.

Changes to the featured designs can be handled easily by way of amendment to suit your budget requirements. Your sales and design consultant can help you create the home you want and advise you on the right combination of materials to get the best possible result.

Architectural Specification

Cedar Designs / Linwood uses brand name window manufacturers to give you quality windows with high performance, top of the line warranties and the greatest selection of options.

Our standard architectural specification features brand name dual pane, vinyl windows. These windows are available with either white or tan frames and also feature low-E coating and argon gas which help reduce heating and cooling costs.

The windows styles are picture, casement and awning. All opening windows have multi point locking systems, folding crank handles and screens.

These windows are constructed with a variety of elements designed to increase thermal efficiency and reduce your heating and cooling costs.

In addition to the standard white you can choose from a generous assortment of exciting architectural color options.

Other available options are:

- Metal clad wood

- Fiberglass

- Triple glazing

- Internal grills in a variety of colors

- Simulated divided lites in a variety of colors

- Window brickmoulds

- Primed or clear wood, vinyl or drywall returns

- Storm windows (Dade county rated)

- Reflective coatings to increase energy efficiency maximizing Uvalue

- Virtually unlimited choice of specialty shapes

High quality brand name 6 panel steel doors feature a tough, 24-gauge galvanized steel skin with an exclusive beaded sticking profile. With the standard custom-fitted polystyrene cores, these doors are also ENERGYSTAR qualified. Each exterior door comes with a 1O-yearwarranty. All exterior doors are a full 3′-0 wide on all sides of the house (unless design restricted) .

Other available products are:

- Solid wood exterior doors

- Metal clad wood doors

- Fiberglass doors

Cedar Designs / Linwood Custom Homes

Cedar Designs / Linwood brand 1×6 western red cedar channel siding is %thick and consists of premium grade, kiln dried, combed face, select tight knot material. The combed face finish allows best application and retention of stain.

Other available products are:

- 1×6 combed face cedar tongue and groove V-joint

- 1xl 0 combed face cedar boards with 1×3 combed face cedar battens

- 1×8 resawn face cedar bevel

- 2×8 cedar log look

- Cedar R&R shingles #1 blue label

- Cedar fish scales #1 blue label

- Cedar Haida Skirl bevel

- Hardieplank primed Cedarmililap siding

- Hardiepanel primed Cedarmill panels with battens

- Hardieplank shingleside shingles

- Hardieplank ColorPlus prefinished Cedarmill lap siding with a 15 year paint warranty

- Woodtone Finish First prefinished hardie plank Cedarmill lap siding with 25 year paint warranty

- Maibec board and batten, channel, cove, bevel or lap V-Joint pine siding with prefinished solid colors, (Ontario Only)

- Cape Cod board and batten, channel, cove, bevel or lap V-Joint pine siding with prefinished solid colors. (Ontario Only)

- SmartSide lap siding

Cedar Homes Materials Kit post beam homes, cedar, homes.

- Vinyl siding in a variety of profiles

- Cedar, SmartSide trim and prefinished Cedarmill Hardietrim bandboards

- One or two coat at factory applied prestain using Timber Pro, Sikkens or Sansin

- Caulking in clear or cedar color

- Stainless steel siding nail


1×4 combed face western red cedar window and door trim boards on ALL house sides. A combination of 1×4 and 1×6 combed face western red cedar corner boards on all sides of the house to provide a superior look and

high weather resistance.


- 40 — SOyear Certainteed fiberglass shingles

- 30 — SOyear IKO fiberglass shingles

- 30 — SOyear GAF/ELK fiberglass shingles

- 30 — SOyear Pabco fiberglass shingles

- 26 gauge Snap-Lok metal with hidden fasteners

- 26 gauge Diamond Rib metal

- 29 gauge Tough Rib metal

- l/2or 3/4#1 premium V.G. shakes, CCA treated

All framing lumber including roof rafters, floor joists, wall studs and strapping is premium quality and made up of appearance grade, kiln dried heat treated (KDHT) SPF lumber.

This export grade lumber is selected for appearance, straightness and strength. This allows for ease of construction and installing of interior finishing and trim


CSAdouglas fir glu-Iam beams at 4′ — 6′ on center where indicated on plans. These beams are architectural grade, sanded, and given a laminated sealer coat to protect and emphasize the natural beauty of the wood.

Many designs include a combination of open beam and traditional roof systems.

Other available products are:

- Solid douglas fir timbers free of heart centers

- Log beams


Beam to post engineered connections, if visible, are made with heavy gauge welded steel complete with bolts and primed black for maximum visual appeal.

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