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Customers from over 26 countries have found Linwood Packages to be the most economical way to build a home. Read More read more
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Building a Linwood Mountain Retreat


One couple’s mountain retreat becomes a friend and family magnet. Read More read more
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Building Intricate Bay Lodge – Alaska


A disastrous fire in Alaska has taken a good turn, and a brighter future is being built. Read More read more
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Start with the Best Design & Plan


Linwood has consistently won national awards for its house plans. You can choose one of our existing designs, or our complete in-house custom design service, and we will work with you to make any modifications along with material selections to provide your Linwood home building package. Read More read more
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Rising River Custom Float Home – Afloat with Style


Floating homes – dwellings permanently moored on shorelines around the world – are making a stylish statement. Amsterdam, Seattle and San Francisco are a few cities noted for their unique floating home communities. Admirers of homes in these idyllic communities, when John de Waal and Shelley Whitlock planned their float home, they had many inspired […] Read More read more
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Planning Your Custom Home Package


The Right Questions to Ask Building from a home package can have enormous benefits if you select a proven home package supplier. You also need to know the right questions to ask in order to make the best choices to build real value into your home. Here’s a comprehensive list of questions and other important […] Read More read more
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Your Custom Home in One Stop


Linwood has the ability to expertly design your own custom home and create your own material package — all with the advantage of Factory Direct pricing. As a result, you save money since you can take more control over your project and eliminate the middle man. Read More read more
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Linwood Cost Advantage


Builders speak out on how Linwood saves you money. Find out why experienced builders think Linwood’s proven design and home package system offers better value, less risk and an overall lower cost to build a quality custom home or vacation home. Read More read more
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Why Is Straight Lumber Important?


Locating high-quality, straight lumber can be a real challenge. Linwood customers get straight, appearance grade, kiln dried structural framing lumber for quicker framing and superior finishing. Read More read more
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Three Key Steps To Building a Custom Home


There are 3 important steps to building an exceptional custom home. After creating thousands of Linwood design and material packages we have the equation down to a science. Read More read more
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Price Protection – Why is it so important?


Understanding what “Price Protection” means can save you thousands of dollars on your new home build. With today’s rising lumber prices, it’s important to understand this terminology and how it might have an effect on the total price of your home package. Read More read more
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Need to Build Faster?


Why building a Linwood design and material home package equals speed plus savings. The timeline chart says it all. Read More read more
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Why Build Using Post & Beam?


In Post & Beam construction, wall posts support the roof and floor beams. Connections between the posts & beams are made with metal connectors on the building site. Read More read more
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8 Value Added Services from Linwood


Linwood offers more than just a home package with materials and building plans. Find out more about these value added services. Read More read more
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Custom Package with Factory Pricing


A Linwood Design & Material Package is more than just a lumber package or house kit. You get something unique in the industry – the solution to your own custom design-build, but with factory direct pricing. Read More read more
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Custom Design – What do we mean?


The national average for custom home design is 7% of the build cost. However, when Linwood creates your design and material package, you can save $15,000 to $20,000 on custom home design – including complete concept design and detailed home building drawings. Read More read more
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Building Walls – Fast and Fabulous


To panelize or not to panelize? Wall panelization is popular where fast construction is required, skilled labor is limited, or the homeowner wants to act as the general contractor. Read More read more
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The Wide World of Windows


Quality windows are a key part of any home package. Find out what some of the more important aspects are. Read More read more
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Think Greener this Spring


What is the value of building green? Find out why Linwood design and material packages have growing appeal. Read More read more
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Green Facts on Western Red Cedar


Western Red Cedar has been called the world’s most sustainable resource – not surprising to those who work with it. As one of the world’s “most thoroughly researched woods,” Western Red Cedar produces fewer greenhouse gases, generates less water and air pollution, and requires less energy to produce than alternatives. Here’s how it stacks up […] Read More read more
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