Why Have Lumber Prices Increased?

Why Have Lumber Prices Increased?

With record prices of lumber in the news these days, the cost of building a home has increased. There are a number of reasons for these cost increases which include the COVID-19 pandemic, but the main reason is higher demand with a limited supply. Headlines in the...
Helping to Keep Building Costs Under Control

Helping to Keep Building Costs Under Control

Many of our clients who have taken the opportunity to work through permit plans and engineering with Tamlin during the Fall and Winter months are now in a great position to take advantage of setting up delivery schedules for their house packages once their building...
Sechelt – Modified Georgia Strait

Sechelt – Modified Georgia Strait

The spectacular views from our clients’ homes continue to inspire our design team to create homes that take full advantage of them. This home, perched high on a cliff, on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast is no exception. This modified version of our Georgia Strait is...
Washington – Discovery Ridge 924

Washington – Discovery Ridge 924

Many of Tamlin’s prefabricated home clients are building accessory dwelling units, either for themselves to live in while they build their main house, as a guest house, or for extended family. Our Discovery Ridge series is quite popular for this reason. Our clients in...
New Hampshire – Contemporary Custom Home

New Hampshire – Contemporary Custom Home

This well-designed custom modern contemporary home was started from simple floor plan hand sketches in mid 2019 and some photos that the client liked. Tamlin’s experienced design team worked with the owners and their local builder to pull together a conceptual plan...
Michigan – Custom Gambier

Michigan – Custom Gambier

This Modified version of our popular Gambier model was shipped to Michigan just over a month ago. The Gambier was the perfect choice for the client; their modifications to the great room windows and the addition of a screened-in porch helps them to maximize the views...
Staging a Shipment

Staging a Shipment

You have worked with Tamlin to design your perfect home, the permits are done, the foundation is in and you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your pre-fabricated house package.  Now what?    Staging a Shipment Not everyone will have the room that the...
Spectacular Location

Spectacular Location

Finding the perfect piece of property can take weeks, months, or years. Figuring out what to build on it and the perfect spot to situate your home can take a long time as well. We always encourage our clients to pick the property first, not the plan. We can make any...
QuadLock – ICF Technology

QuadLock – ICF Technology

As building codes in both Canada and U.S.A have evolved, one key development is the ability for all new homes to become more energy efficient. Specifically in British Columbia, a new provincial standard called the BC Energy Step code was introduced (please read our...
Georgia Strait – Connecticut, USA

Georgia Strait – Connecticut, USA

This beautiful wooded property in south-western Connecticut provided the perfect setting for our pre-fabricated Georgia Strait house package. These owners had Tamlin design their modified version of this plan on a partial basement/crawl space foundation which worked...
Sunshine Coast – “A Perfect Ocean-Front View”

Sunshine Coast – “A Perfect Ocean-Front View”

Garden Bay is a quaint community of 330 people, tucked away on the North Side of Pender Harbour. Nearby, Madiera Park and Garden Bay Provincial Park are popular boating areas with miles of beautiful Pacific shorelines. Another one of Tamlin’s modern- contemporary west...