Welcome to Whisper Creek Log Homes
Award winning Panelized Homes
Regional Sales Representative
The Elk Ridge award winning panelized home 2017, shown here with peak dormers and a gable entry system.
Panelized Home Systems help you
- Delivered and ready for fast assembly with concise precision-built walls, windows and complete roof structure.
- Built in a quality controlled indoor environment. Reduces costly onsite labor and excess material consumption.
- Reduces your onsite building time by almost half and greatly reduces onsite material waste.
- Saves months of time and labor by assembling the full weather tight shell in a matter of days.
We design and produce Modern Panelized Homes,
Farm Homes, and Craftsman Style,
Log, & Timber home structures.
A two story Riverwood concept with 10' tall walls and 8' deep porches available with a full wrap around porch.
Our wide range of styles and prices cover a variety of
options for your panelized home package.
The Grizzly model with Applachian siding, a front gable extention, and shed porches.
So many homes have been lost in the recent California fires
including my parent's home at 248 Sylvia Dr., Glen Ellen,
We will be rebuilding next spring and intend to have them
moved back into their new home by Christmas, 2018.
We understand the issues of rebuilding,
navigating insurance companies, and meeting all of the new building codes.
We are designing and building my parents house with a modern style based on our Summit model.
The rough draft of this design is below.
From the Ashes...
The Phoenix will rise.
We will be facing south for passive solar gain.
When you are ready to start the design process, our in-house design team
will help make the process easy.
If you can dream it, we can build it!
Click this link for an 8 step guide to your building process!
This link below goes to the selection of our basic models
A Big Horn Farm House style with 2) 40' shed dormers and front porch. Wrap around porched available.
We have extensive building experience providing many building components.
Structural log and timber rafters & trusses for residential and commercial projects!
Are you thinking of a pre-fab panelized built home or a stacked log or timber style home.
We provide both types of structural packages and building materials.
We have three styles of panelized wall exterior finishes:
We have been helping families build their dreams for years!
We offer hand crafted Timber Frame homes.
Big Horn Model's interior Post and Beam timber package seen above.
We supply everything from basic log cabin kits to
custom home design, full plan sets, and engineering.
Custom design your log home.
To read testimonials of our work and Norm's bio click on this link.
As a rule of thumb, our panelized home packages cost between $45 sqft. and $95 sqft.
This includes all plans, engineering, exterior pre-finished constructed walls,
roof structure, Pella windows installed and pre-stained & chinked, log or timber exteriors.
To build the subfloor, foundation and assemble your panelized home plus delivery including materials,
and labor will cost an additional $45/sqft to $75/sqft.
Cumulatively, the above costs are estimated for the weather-tight assembled shell to be between $90 and $160/sqft.
The National average for a full turn-key home starts in the $180/sqft. range for a pure country series single story structure.
In California, building materials and labor costs are higher.
You have to expect additional expenses for wild fire requirement upgrades.
Turn-key home to start at $250 to $300sqft. and go up for higher-end designer kitchens and finishes.
We build quality post and beam style homes
like this Grizzly lofted model shown above with 12" log package.
Shown below is our 10" square timber post and beam style and 12" face Appalachian siding.
The photo above is taken two weeks after the foundation was poured.
The photo below is two months after the foundation was completed.
We use 10"X10" re-sawn timbers as the structural components to support on our craftsmen style timber homes.
We build our homes using recovered trees from beatle-kill and wildfires.
This is part of a Sustainable Green Building solution!
Here we have the interior with the 10" re-sawn timbers.
Below is the log home look constructed with 12" log posts.
How do you prefer your interior to look?
Our timber products are controlled from the timber harvest,
to the finished product
providing you with a quality timber package or log home kit.
With our unique building process we can assemble
your exterior walls and structural frame in a very short time.
Above we are setting a gable end wall with a crew of 5 or 6 people who make the building process go smoothly.
With this Eagle River model Log Home package
We set all the pre-built Panelized walls on the day of delivery.
This is typically how our assembly process goes.
The 8 steps to building your home.
Building an energy efficient log home will pay off for you
year after year!
For pricing go to the following link;
Contact us and we will help you get started choosing from our many log home models
and options to fit your family's needs!
Call one of our knowledgeable log home dealers
@ 530 386 6225 or click this link below!
With our design services and onsite assembly assistance, we will produce quality results!
Have a look at many of our models, by just click on the links below!
We offer complete turn-key construction, using only licensed contractors.
Custom kitchens can really make your dream house come alive!
What most home buyers want to know is "WHAT IS MY HOME GOING TO COST?
We start by estimating your models package price.
The first step it to choose a model;
Then choose one of our many floor plans that you prefer.
We will work with you to customize your plan as needed.
Here we are just three day of assembly this Eagle River model was ready to have the rafters set.
We had set all of the walls, the ridge beams Complete with the rafter hangers installed.
And finally we set the valley timbers to end the 3rd day.
On the 4th & 5th days we will be setting the pre-cut roof rafters.
This is how our roof framing system's go together!
Would you like these kind of results on your project?
You can, by using our log home kits!
We would love to help you get building your Log Home.
You will enjoy watching your state of the art
structural package being assembled!
Structural packages come complete with all precut timbers, loft floor support logs, and all hardware & fasteners.
Roof and porch systems, timber stair case and hand crafted quality log railing and percision wood work.
The Pella windows pre-set into place and properly wraped to code.
Throughout the log home industry, our unique log home building system
and assembly process stands alone.
We can help provide your contractor in Utah, Nevada and California.
South Lake Tahoe,Truckee, Portola, Reno NV., Santa Rosa and Sonoma County, and Park City, Utah.
Do you want to incorporate passive solar window walls for thermal gain,
and green building sustainable solutions into your new home?
Review our green building, passive solar link below!
To view floor plan ideas, and models, just click on the links below!
For the exterior windows we only use Pella products with the ThermaStar line as the standard and then we trim
all window openings with roughsawn 4"x 6" timbers.
Pella Pro, Wood, Metal calded window upgrades are available.
Here are our three exterior options are seen below.
Traditional 8" & 10" hand crafted Log,
12" face Timber and TruGuard siding.
Our Log exterior is hand crafted.
Our rustic 12" Timber re-sawn Applachian siding shown below on this Aspen Grove model set over a basement.
TruGuard low maintainence siding in the Deep Tone collection can be integrated
with all of our craftsmen style timber & log homes.
With Craftsman style True Guard
ArmorShell siding materials seen here on a passive solar home /panelized building system.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The Big Horn model below
Our pre built log home kits arrive ready for fast assembly with the exterior
walls pre-built, sided, stained and chinked with the window installed at the
manufacturing facility before being delivered.
That adds up to hundreds of man hours of workmanship already preformed
before your home is delivered! California labor costs being so high this makes
our log home kits and panelized homes very attractive when compared with the costs associated with stacked hand scribes log homes.
The pre built panelized walls are designed to accept high R-value insulation
to be added, such as blown Fiberglass, or green foam blown into the 5-1/2"stud bays.
Creating energy efficiency while retaining the beauty of handcrafted log home.
Our panelized log home kits, will reduce costs with time and labor savings.
Building a full-stacked, square cedar timber is also a available.
Yes, full stacked log homes have come a long way!
We have made a lot of improvements to our building system.
The pre-built log home assembly process is so simple that any builder can do it!
We sell log home packages as log home dealers and can provide building development and contractor services for our clients independently from the dealerships in California, Glen Ellen, Kenwood, Sonoma, Santa Rosa, Lake Tahoe, Roseville, San Francisco, region as well as Nevada, Elko, Winnimucca, Ely, Gardnerville, Minden, Carson City and Reno NV.
Utah ,Park City, Kamas, Heber City, and nation wide.
Contact us by email at this link.
Whisper Creek Representative
Regional sales and distribution.