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Big Benefits of Building and Living in a Small Cabin

The Conestoga team recently returned from exhibiting at a Tiny Home expo in Virginia. This show attracted people curious about tiny living. While many people are captivated by the idea of living in under 400 square feet, most of us desire a little more space. Conestoga offers several tiny home plans but we can also accommodate those who want a home that is bigger than tiny. We know all about the benefits of building and living in a small cabin. Continue reading

Log Cabin Porch Pizazz

Log Cabin Porch Pizazz on a Budget

Spring has sprung!  We can finally pack away the snow shovels and boots and begin to transition into spending more time outdoors.  One of the best things about log cabin living is enjoying your surroundings while relaxing on the porch.  Is it time to add a little pizazz to your log cabin porch?   Would you like to liven it up without breaking the bank?  The following are inexpensive ways to make your porch even more inviting.  Continue reading

How To Downsize A Home

Downsizing is a word that we hear a lot these days.  Retirees are doing it.  Empty nesters are trying it.  Home improvement shows tell us how to downsize.  It’s even the title of a movie starring Matt Damon.  As long as it’s not your employer that is downsizing. it can be a good thing.  Downsizing is appealing for different reasons.  Continue reading

What Is The Difference Between Handcrafted and Milled Logs?

Whether you are looking for a perfect hunting getaway for a warm retreat for you and your family, there is something incomparably cozy and American about quality log homes.

It’s undeniable that log cabins are becoming increasingly popular. As of 2006, there were half a million log cabin homes in the United States, with the log home industry growing 73% between the years of 1980 and 2003.

However, if you are looking to make the switch to the log cabin lifestyle, sometimes it can be a challenge to figure out where to start. Log cabins are uniquely beautiful, but they also require a unique construction approach. Continue reading

Log Cabin Furniture – The Finishing Touches on Your Log Home Experience

For most people, the image of a log cabin evokes feelings of coziness and nature. From the warm tones of the wood logs to bearskin rugs and antler accents, log cabin homes offer a comfortable and inviting atmosphere that smoothly blends the elements of nature with the coziness of the indoors. The insides of these beautiful log homes mimic the rustic and natural elements found in their surroundings. Continue reading

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 for log cabins, Conestoga works more efficiently and produces a higher quality finished product. Continue reading

Tiny House Living in a Log Cabin?

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, 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