Log Homes, Log Home Kits and Prices

All posts by Heather Hayward

CAD for Log Cabins

Computer Aided Design (CAD) was first used by engineers to create precision drawings and technical illustrations.   The use of CAD spread to other professions such as architects, artists, car manufacturers, fashion designers, video game developers and interior designers just to name a few.  Numerous industries utilize CAD programs to simplify the creation, modification and analysis process.  It’s no surprise that Conestoga Log Cabins uses the latest CAD programming to create its log cabin kits.  With CAD, Conestoga works more efficiently and produces a higher quality finished product. Continue reading

Can a Log Cabin Be a Tiny House?

It’s almost impossible to turn on a home improvement channel and not find some sort of tiny house program.  There’s Tiny House Living, Tiny House Nation, Tiny House Big Living, Tiny Luxury, Tiny House Builders, and Tiny House Hunters.  Tiny houses are popping up at camp sites, tiny house communities, back yards and RV parks.   The tiny house revolution appears to be in full swing. Continue reading

Hiking Hints

In most parts of the country, the blistering summer heat has passed and fall foliage is starting to peek through.  It’s a great time to put on your hiking boots and hit the trails.  Before you head out, here are a few things to keep in mind.  This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list but just a few pointers to get you started.  Continue reading

Conestoga Partners with Hillside Family of Agencies

Hillside Family of Agencies, Rochester –  Hillside is committed to providing health, education and human services to all that need it, and working with the people of our communities to solve the most challenging social problems. Hillside serves approximately 13,000 youth and adults.

Hillside approached Conestoga in late 2016 to design buildings to help them achieve their mission of providing compassionate, comprehensive, innovative and effective services to help families in the community reach their full potential. Continue reading

Creating a Log Cabin Loft Office

Whether you run your business from home, occasionally telecommute or just want a private spot to get away and pay bills, a log cabin loft office may be right for you. A loft office is appealing for many reasons. You can keep an eye on things downstairs while being removed from the constant activity. You can shorten your commute to just a walk up the stairs. It’s better than the unfinished dark basement or being relegated to a corner of a room with another purpose. Continue reading

Firm Foundations for Log Cabins

Deciding on the type of foundation for your log cabin is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the building process. Placing your log cabin on a solid foundation is critical to its long-term support and longevity. Knowing what foundation types are available as well as learning exactly what goes into building a log cabin foundation are critical to your success and satisfaction as a log cabin owner. Continue reading