We Build Homes for Life!

Buster’s Log Homes, Inc. is a family owned and operated company. We are a general contractor based in North Carolina with over twenty years of construction experience.

Turn-Key Service

• New Home Construction
• Quality Log Homes
• Traditional Framed Homes

Other Specialties:

• Remodeling
• Additions
• Garages
• Decks & Porches
• Caulking / Chinking
• Pressure Washing
• Staining
• Log Packages

Construction Services for Log Homes

Dry-In Construction for Log Homes

Buster’s Log Homes provides Dry-In construction. This type of construction will provide you with a complete weather tight shell based on the components of your log home package. The Dry-In is ready to begin upon completion of the foundation.

The following is an outline of our standard Dry-In service, which can easily be modified as needed.

  • Assemble sub-floor on your foundation to include sill plate, floor joists and plywood decking

  • Erect log walls and log siding walls through gables and dormers

  • Assemble second floor framing system

  • Apply second floor decking material

  • Erect rafters, collar and heavy timber trusses where needed for heavy timber roof or conventional framing and trusses where designed for complete roof

  • Apply roof sub-decking

  • Apply rigid insulation if required

  • Apply final sheathing

  • Apply felt

  • Install exterior windows and doors with exterior trim

  • Frame for all fixed glass and trim

  • Install interior heavy timber steps

  • Install basement temporary steps

  • Frame all decks with hand rails, erect covered porch post, cap beams, rafters, decking and felt

  • Apply all fascia boards, frame all interior partition walls

Turn-key Construction for Log Homes

Buster’s Log Homes provides complete turn-key construction services including plans, logs, excavation, foundation, framing, complete assembly/erection of your log home package, windows and doors, roofing, decks, HVAC, electrical and plumbing, complete interior to include cabinetry and countertops, flooring, trim and requested stains or finishes.

  • Preliminary estimate

  • Final blueprints and contract quote, terms and conditions

  • Acquire permits

  • Land clearing and rough grading

  • Temporary electric

  • Ditching for electric, phone, TV, water, footings and foundations

  • Water-proof foundations

  • Pour footings and foundations

  • Backfill to final grade

  • Frame sub floor for first level

  • Erect log walls

  • Build exterior decks and porches with steps if required

  • Erect second floor system structural members

  • Placement of temporary flooring for walkways on second floor

  • Erect rafter, collar ties and heavy timber trusses where needed

  • Apply roof sub-decking

  • Build dormers

  • Install all necessary sub-sheathing on dormers and gables

  • Install all necessary log siding on exterior and interior as required

  • Apply roof insulation

  • Apply final roof sheathing with felt

  • Complete roof covering - metal, asphalt, shake Apply second floor

  • Frame all interior partition walls

  • Build fireplace

  • Install windows and doors with all trim

  • Install and trim all fixed glass panels

  • Install heavy timber steps with railings

  • Apply all fascia boards, exterior trim and soffits

  • Electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and other mechanical rough-ins

  • Add interior wall insulation

  • Install all interior wall covering

  • Install hardwood floor

  • Install interior doors and trim

  • Complete all floor and attic insulation (if applicable)

  • Install all necessary guttering (if applicable)

  • Apply exterior paint or stain

  • Install cabinets and vanities with tops

  • Install plumbing fixtures and electrical fixtures

  • Install appliances, stove, dishwasher, disposal

  • Install hardware

  • Install bath mirrors

  • Install carpet as required

  • Final clean-up and MOVE IN!!

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