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Hybrid Framed Homes

Find yourself really dreaming of timber-framed home, but also like the style of conventional framing? Luckily, you don’t have to compromise anymore, just look into designing your own custom hybrid framed home! Overall, hybrid framing actually has two major advantages when compared to building a completely timber-framed home, so now there is an incentive to take both styles and mesh them together in your home.

- COST – Price is everything when building a home, and this is a major plus to hybrid framed homes, they are cheaper than a strictly timber-framed building. This price difference means that you can still have a timber-framed home, but also stay within your price range by mixing in some conventional framing to the design as well.
  

- FLEXIBILITY – This is another bonus to hybrid-framed homes. Because of the mix of two different framing styles you, as the person who is paying and designing the home, can make rooms look very unique by selecting which framing method is dominant in each part of the building. For example, you could have the private areas, such as bedrooms and bathrooms, have a timber frame style, while places like your living room and kitchen have a conventional frame style with just timber frame accents sprinkled in.

Overall, if you want a strictly timber-framed home, that’s great and it will look beautiful. However, if you want to do something slightly different in the design of your home and also have increased flexibility while saving a few bucks, hybrid framing is probably the way to go for your build.

If you are looking for someone to help you build and/or design your timber-framed or hybrid home or business, call Hickory Circle Construction at (330) 763-1122. View our past projects by visiting our online gallery here!

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