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Part II: The Lumber Surge Explained & What This Means for DC Structures

by Eris Creative • May 13, 2021

Like every home builder, DC Structures has had to adjust its pricing to match supply and demand as a result of the lumber surge. However, there are a few unique ways we’re able to keep costs reasonable for clients while adhering to desired timelines and ensuring our clients have only top-quality lumber for their projects. […]


Part I: The Lumber Surge Explained & What This Means for DC Structures

by Nicole Mormann • May 7, 2021

You don’t have to be a market analyst to recognize that lumber prices are at an all-time high. One trip to your neighborhood hardware store will show you that the price of a single 4’ x 8’ plywood board is on par with hand sanitizer at the start of the pandemic. Although the dramatic climb […]


The Difference Between Timber Frame and Post and Beam Homes

by Eris Creative • September 4, 2020

Known for their stunning craftsmanship and unparalleled warmth, heavy timber residences are some of the most sought-after home designs for today’s homebuyers. Yet, you may be surprised to learn that most people can’t tell the difference between the two of the most popular styles for these homes – timber framing and post and beam construction. […]


Small Barn Home Kits: Houses and Cabins Under 1,000 sq. ft.

by Nicole Mormann • May 21, 2020

Not everyone dreams of living in a mansion. In fact, a growing number of Americans are investing in smaller homes for their property for a variety of reasons aside from the obvious cost factor. One of the main catalysts driving what’s being called the “tiny home trend” is a shift in mindset from desiring a […]