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We hope this Estimate Guide will be helpful to you in planning for your log home to approximate the total cost of your log home project. Please keep in mind these figures are based on construction cost in our region, relative to our log home products and may vary considerably depending on the style & size of your log home & market conditions in your area. The cabin in the picture to the right 512 square feet, will cost $85,000-$105, 000-estimate with basic 2.2 acre lot included. 

• Blueprints: Are included in the package price.

* Foundation: A crawl space with concrete footers & block walls cost $32.00 per lineal foot. Basements cost about $18.00 per square foot.

* Driveway: Standard width driveways are 14' wide and with gravel topping will run $15.00 a lineal foot. Installing a culvert will cost $225.00-$300.00. An example would be; Driveway is 250 feet long, 250 x $15.00 + $250.00 for culvert= $4,000.00

* Septic System: Conventional sub-surface septic system with perkable soils will cost $4,000.00 to $8,500.00(at grade).

* A well, depending on the depth will cost $4,000.00 to $15,000.00. This is assuming you hit drinkable water without the need for filtration devices.

* Fees: To survey a pin location only, will cost $750.00. Building permits vary depending on your city and state. A simple phone call will get you the formula used for calculating building permit prices.  

* Plumbing: For a medium price range of fixtures the cost is $650.00 to $850.00 per fixture. Examples of plumbing fixtures are hot water heater, tubs, showers, sinks, & toilet. This price should include installation and all rough plumbing materials.

* Electrical: Cost $3.50 to $4.00 per square foot of living area plus the cost of the light fixtures.

* Heating & Air Conditioning: Heat pump or gas furnace cost $6,000.00 to $12,000.00 per system depending on the SEER rating and size of the unit you choose.

* Cabinets:  Standard kitchen with laminate tops cost $175.00 per lineal foot. Standard bathroom vanity with cultured marble bowl and top cost $205.00 per lineal foot.

• Floor Coverings: The average residential grade carpet & sheet vinyl cost $3.00 per square foot installed. The average ceramic tile cost $5.50 per square foot installed. The average 1 X 6 tongue & groove pine flooring cost $4.00 per square foot installed and finished. Standard pre-finished hardwood flooring will cost $4.49-$16.49 installed, depending on the wood species.

• Painting & Caulking Exterior: The exterior stain and insect treatment will run $1.25 per square foot of coverage for the exterior log walls and siding. You should plan on spending $1.25 per square foot on your porch and deck rails as well. You should measure from the bottom rail to the top rail and consider this a solid wall when calculating your stain. An example would be 42” from top to bottom and the porch length is 40 feet; 3.5 x 40= 140 square feet of coverage area.

• Appliances: Quality brand kitchen appliances will typically cost $2,500.00-$5,000.00. This includes Refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, and microwave.

• Finish Roofing: 30 Year Architectural Shingles - $110.00 to $125.00 per 100 square feet of roof area (materials and labor); 29 gauge metal roof - $190.00 to $210.00 per 100 square feet of roof area (materials and labor); baked on enamel metal roof - $250.00 to $290.00 per 100 square feet of roof area (materials & labor).

• Fireplace: Chase framing materials and labor run around $3,500.00. Wood burning insert with metal flu $1,500.00 to $3,500.00.

• Rockwork: On chimneys & foundations; engineered stone - $11.50-$14.50 per square foot of coverage (labor & materials); dry-stack - $11.00-$13-00 per square foot (labor & materials).

• Gutters: The average cost is $4.00 per lineal foot installed for gutters & down spouts.

• Interior Trim: Around $1.00 per linear foot materials and labor.

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