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Find out more about what’s going on in the exciting world of Riverbend Timber Framing. We look forward to keeping you filled in on the latest and greatest that timber frame homes have to offer. Get the latest news, updates, articles, events, & more.


Meet Riverbend at an Event Near You

May 10, 2019

Technology, like email and video calls, has made communication easier and more effective than ever. For some people, however, nothing replaces meeting in person. If you are interested in meeting the team that may help you build your dream timber frame home, Riverbend Timber Framing offers many ways in which to do so. Meet your […]

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Planning to Build in 2020? Start Now.

May 10, 2019

The clock is ticking. If you want to start building your timber frame home in 2020, now is the time to start your custom home design. Riverbend typically recommends you start the design process approximately one year in advance of your desired construction start date. However, in today’s vigorous economy, you may wish to consider […]

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Achieving the Ideal Deck or Patio Design

Apr 23, 2019

The winter season is almost behind us, which means it’s time we start thinking about the long days of summer, barbecues, backyard games, iced tea, and the sweet fragrance of blooming flowers. With warm-weather activities right around the corner, it is also the perfect time to think about your timber frame home’s deck or patio […]

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Outdoor Living Spaces

Apr 19, 2019

As summer’s heat quickly approaches, the season of neighborhood barbecues, poolside get-togethers, and outdoor family activities will soon be upon us. For those who experienced an especially harsh winter, the summer season brings welcomed outdoor opportunities for relaxing and entertaining. Not yet blessed with the perfect outdoor living space? We hope this article helps you […]

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Designing Your Outdoor Space

Apr 19, 2019

Over many centuries, the craft of timber framing became known for bringing families and communities together to help and to celebrate the occasion. A person’s connection to the land was strong in those days as agriculture and manual labor were the order of the world. With the advent of modern technology, cranes and specialized tools […]

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Earn Energy Certifications with Riverbend

Mar 26, 2019

It is difficult to deny the importance of energy efficiency when designing and building a new home. Whether you are environmentally conscious or seeking to save money on utilities, the appeal of energy efficient homes is nearly universal. In the world of timber framing, however, it is not a new concept. Riverbend Timber Framing has […]

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5 Ways to Plan for Energy Efficiency

Mar 22, 2019

Engineers, builders, and architects know that energy codes across Canada [i] and the United States have become increasingly rigorous. Nowhere is this perhaps more true than when these codes are related to the energy efficiency requirements of a new home. While existing homes can be retrofitted to a degree, professionals and buyers in the new […]

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Top 5 Designing Tips for Green Timber Framing

Mar 08, 2019

There are a number of benefits to building a Riverbend Timber Framing home. It will be beautifully designed to reflect your lifestyle. It will be lovingly crafted by timber artisans. It will protect you and those you care about, enduring for generations. There is, however, an additional benefit to entrusting our experienced professionals with your […]

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Trusses Help Define the Space

Feb 22, 2019

Growing up, you likely heard that it’s what is on the “inside” that matters most. Or maybe it was the more, colloquial version, “Never judge a book by its cover.” Regardless of which one sounds more familiar to you, timber frame home owners and craftsman alike embrace these truisms every day. This is because, (stunning […]

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Timber Framing vs. Post and Beam

Feb 08, 2019

While researching timber frame homes, you may have seen the words “post and beam” and wondered if they are related to timber framing — or perhaps even a synonym for timber framing. This article explores the differences between post and beam and timber framing because, although post and beam and timber framing share some attributes, […]

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