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Log Home Living Archives - Blue Ribbon Builders

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May

Log Home Living – 2011

  • By brbadmin

“To build their home, the [owners] hired Blue Ribbon Builders, a construction company that has been building homes in the Big Sky area for nearly 30 years. it turned out to be a good match, because owners JoDean and Doug Bing are very experienced in dealing with customers who live out of the area. Says Doug, “Fax machines, digital photography, and e-mail make it so easy to communicate today.”

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23

May

Log Home Living – 2010

  • By brbadmin

“They fell in love with Big Sky’soaring Gallatin and Madison mountain ranges. As they explored the area further, a log home being built by Blue Ribbon Builders caught their eye. They contracted Blue Ribbon’s owners, Doug and JoDean Bing, toured several of the company’s custom homes and like what they saw. The Bings happened to have a 20-acre parcel of land that they were willing to sell. They’d intended building there themselves but decided it wasn’t suitable for a year-round residence as it had limited inaccessibility in the winter. All of the geological surveys had been completed, and Doug had identified two ideal spots for construction.”

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13

May

Log Home Living: Special Construction Guide

  • By brbadmin

“Choosing a log home style is a little like buying a sofa. For the sofa, you enter the furniture store or flip through a catalog and area amazed at the sheer number of sofa styles available: overstuffed or formal, solid color or patterned, long and lean or prim and high-backed. When you get ready to choose a log home style you’ll be faced with a similar multitude of options. Your home can be formal or informal, Western or Appalacian, a mountain resort or a ranch home. Only your imagination (and budget) limit the choices.”

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21

Apr

Log Home Living – Annual Buyer’s Guide

  • By brbadmin

“I had sketched our ideas on graph paper and we used that as the spring-board,” Susan says. Doug examined it with a builder’s eye to give the couple his assessment. “The house you see today came together after only three revisions,” she says. “It’s perfect. I wouldn’t change a thing.”

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23

May

Log Home Living – 2004

  • By brbadmin

“To build their home, the Blantiffs hired Blue Ribbon Builders, a construction company that has been building homes in the Big Sky area for nearly 30 years. It turned out to be a good match, because owners JoDean and Doug Bing are very experienced in dealing with customers who live out of the area. ‘We’re very comfortable working with long-distance clients,’says Doug. ‘In fact, that’s our normal type of working relationship. Fax machines, digital photography and e-mail make it so easy to communicate today.'”

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22

May

Log Home Living – 2001

  • By brbadmin

“Coordinating the myriad details that go into a home like this one was Doug Bing of Blue Ribbon Builders. “We were all on the same wavelength,” the home owner says. “Each of us is very detail-oriented and I knew we would work well together.

Cathedral ceilings over the entry and living room create an open lodge feel. To keep the plan from feeling too open, the dining room is tucked under a log archway and the kitchen under the loft.”

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