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Lindal Early Spring Price Lock 2022!

If you've been watching the news, then you know that the price of wood is continuing to skyrocket as the building boom continues. No one can foresee the future of construction, building, and materials costs in this time of considerable price unpredictability. According to Builder Magazine, building material prices increased 18.9% since December 2020 while the PPI for softwood lumber increased 24.4% in December 2021. According to the NAHB’s Eye on Housing blog, softwood lumber prices have increased 44.5% since September 2021. Read article>>


This means that those cost of building a custom home is going up and for those who are thinking about their custom dream home, this can be scary


The Lindal Price Lock gives you the security you need to move forward with your new home project.

Only we can make this offer because of our long-standing relationships with premium material suppliers. 
We are unaware of any other custom home supplier who can match this offer.


Make a down-payment on your Lindal home by April 15, 2022, and Lindal will guarantee today’s pricing on your home package for delivery through December 2022.


Wanting your custom home to come to life is a great thing, why worry about rising costs on top of everything else? You may think that it isn't a good time to build your dream home…. But it is! A price-lock is the best way to start your new home project with security and peace of mind.


You can start planning your dream home today! Call us at 1-855-554-6325 or register your interest here: Get started on your journey>>

5 Types of Ranch Homes

The ranch's simplicity, open floor plan, soaring walls of glass, and open floor plan are timeless designs that keep the homes popular. You are sure to find the right ranch-style home for you and your family!  Highly energy efficient, exceeding local energy codes, a balance of comfort, style and budget!

5 Different Types of Ranch Homes

Though different styles of ranch homes do share common characteristics, there are also key features that can set them apart. Here are some distinct styles of ranch homes that are tailored to different homeowner needs.

California Ranch

Also known as a rambling ranch, the California ranch is characterized by an L- or U-shaped structure built low to the ground. This sprawling, single-story style is designed to blend with nature. A patio and front lawn are key features of the California ranch.

Suburban Ranch

Though the suburban ranch is similar to the California ranch in its L or U shape and open-concept interior, it is more compact and asymmetrical in structure. Its other main features include an attached garage and backyard

Split-Level Ranch

The split-level ranch has a similar exterior to the suburban ranch but with three stories of staggered living space. Its unique layout features a front door leading into the living, dining and kitchen areas, with two half-flights of stairs leading to bedrooms and additional living space.

Raised Ranch

Like the split-level ranch, the raised ranch features multiple stories of living space, though with a distinctly different layout. The front door of the raised ranch opens directly to a staircase leading both upstairs and downstairs, with the kitchen and bedrooms usually on the upper level.

Storybook Ranch

Also known as the fairytale ranch, the storybook ranch stands out from other ranch styles because of its ornamental details. This design features diamond-shape window panes, a decorative chimney made of brick or stone, and a steep, gabled roof.

To learn how to create and design a Custom home with Fine Point Cedar Homes, call us at 1-855-554-6325 or register your interest here: Get started on your journey>>

Building your Ranch House - Distinguishing Traits

A Ranch house, also known as a Rancher or Rambler is a popular style of home. The original Ranch style homes date back to the 1920's and became increasingly popular  in the suburbs after WWII and with the passing of the GI Bill in 1944, after millions of soldiers returned to civilian life.  

                                                                  Lindal Ranch style featured in a Lindal 1950's house plan book

Traditional ranch style homes are single-story houses commonly built with an open-concept layout and a devoted patio space. They often feature long, low-pitch rooflines and large windows. 

A ranch style home is generally recognized by 3 distinguishing traits:

All One Level - A ranch style home is usually a low-lying, one story house. One level living makes the ranch style home attractive because it provides the convenience of having everything accessible on one floor.

Open concept floor Plan - Creates a sense of openness and connection and provides for greater traffic flow. Every room flows into the next effortlessly and blends with the outdoors. 

Seamless transition from Inside to Outside - Floor plans for ranch style homes are designed to be informal and relaxed. Great rooms open to courtyards, decks and pools through large doors and expansive windows that allow natural light in and blur the distinction between the inside and out.

If you choose to build a ranch style home with Barb and Doug Pocha, with our exclusive design process, we know you won't regret it.

To learn how to create and design a Custom home with Fine Point Cedar Homes, call us at 1-855-554-6325 or register your interest here: Get started on your journey>>

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