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Energy Efficiency of Timber Homes

It is a well-known fact that in America on average 95% of all new houses are built in Timber Frame. In Australia an average of 85% of all new homes are Timber Frame and in New Zealand 87% of all new homes are Timber Frame. Why are we not specifying and building more timber homes…


Rustic Homes under new ownership

Premium Timber Framed Home construction is an art and one of our greatest passions.  Rustic Homes is pleased to announce a change of hands as Eco Log Homes owner Werner Slabbert, who comes with over 16 years of experience in building timber homes, has taken ownership of Rustic Homes. Werner’s passion for Timber Framed Homes…


The trees are falling

PRESS RELEASE The timber industry in South Africa and the Western Cape specifically has been fighting a desperate battle this past year to keep the pine plantations upon which so much depends, alive. The issue, which pertains to the afforestation and management of already planted tracts of land, has a huge economic, environmental and socio…