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Our Services

  • Custom floorplan design: We’ll help you design the perfect floorplan that fits your lifestyle, budget and architectural design wishes. We also offer a selection of standard floorplans that can be customized. Each floorplan design is professionally drafted and engineered.
  • 3D Architectural Modeling: With the assistance of the Sierra Design Group we will create 3D image modeling of your proposed project to assist in visualizing the appearance of your custom log home or cabin. We can even display what the beam structure is in the roof system by using a “glass roof” concept. It is exciting to see your dream as if coming to life!
  • Building site evaluation and planning: An important step in the process is to develop a site plan for your custom home. We’ll walk your property with you and offer suggestions for the best possible place for your custom home. We consider your design, solar angles, window location, topography, views, trees, etc. when developing your site plan.
  • FREE custom wood home package estimates: We offer Free No Obligation custom package quotes from our standard models or your design. Usually we can present you with a package price within 3 business days.
  • Preliminary budget planning and cost estimates: We’ll work with you to develop a budget and provide you with a construction cost estimate based on your design. We have planning tools that can help you define your design and help guide you when selecting materials and amenity for your custom wood home.
  • Weather-tight to turn-key construction options: We also offer construction services at competitive prices for weather-tight to turn-key custom home projects. We can give you a pretty close estimate of what your completed project will cost with your specific desires in mind.
  • Project coordination and general contracting services: We offer complete project coordination and general contracting services for your custom home project.
  • Technical assistance for the do-it-yourself homeowner: When you purchase a custom home package from us we offer on-site training for 2 days to get you started at no cost to you. We also offer technical assistance by phone or email and will arrange to make on-site inspections throughout the construction process.
  • Maintenance services: Through our construction company, offer exterior log maintenance programs for every budget. From 1, 3, 7 or 10 year programs our professional maintenance plans offer you the peace of mind that your investment will last for generations.
  • Remodeling Services: We offer all phases of remodeling for your home. Kitchens, additions, bathrooms, basements, decks, windows and much more. Give us a call for a free estimate on your project.
  • Log Home Conversions: Love your existing home, but want to live in a log home? We can design and convert your existing home to look very much like a log home. Ask us for details.

Floorplans and Design Services

Our homes are designed to match the personalities of the individuals who live in them. Browse our standard floorplans, modify any one or have us custom design your home from scratch. We’ll help you create a home that perfectly reflects your lifestyle and budget. Many of our homeowners began using one our standard floorplans as a starting point for gathering ideas. Then, we’ll work with you to design your ideas into a workable, livable floorplan. There’s no obligation for this service so let’s get started!

  1. Select a style of home (Chalet, Ranch, etc.), find a floorplan that you like or bring us your custom design or if you don’t have one in mind, we’ll listen to your ideas, and start sketching.
  2. Make two lists of things you “Wish & Need” to have in your custom wood home and be able to articulate them verbally or through pictures.
  3. We’ll review your design, evaluate your “Wish & Needs” list and offer suggestions. With our knowledge of log home construction we can offer design ideas to maximize the value while keeping your budget in mind.
  4. Once every detail meets your approval, your custom design is sent to one of our manufacturers for a FREE custom wood home package estimate.
  5. We’ll review the package estimate with you and be happy to answer any questions you may have about building, plus review the entire process through construction.
  6. When we established a concept that meets your needs and budget requirements, as a group with your feedback, we commence with the design process to fine-tune your home or cabin to your specific requirements and appearance.
  7. We also offer a Site Plan service where we outline your entire property with emphasis on all above ground and below ground improvements that relate to your building project. This allows you to see the layout of your home, creates the Site Plan that the building department will require to obtain your building permit as well as memorialize the site developments so you can locate them at any time in the future by using your Site Plan.
  8. After your perfect design is created the next step is to begin the drafting of your custom construction blueprints.
  9. Next follows engineering of your home specific to the piece of ground where you are building that meets all of the building requirements for where your structure will be located taking into consideration snow loads, wind loads, exposure conditions and seismic requirements. Once the engineering is completed those specifics are incorporated into your home design and the final blueprints are completed.
  10. Finally, it is time to submit for building permits.

Gold Valley Log Homes, An Independent Log Dealer and Builder in Oregon, Washington and Idaho

Gold Valley Log Homes
Hank & Pamela Schaffeld
1790 SW 11th Street, Hermiston, OR 97838
(541) 561-8699

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