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
If you want to offer an authentic log cabin experience for your guests, don’t settle for a cheap imitation. Log cabin kits allow flexibility in designing a log cabin that is perfect for your campground or camping resort. Park models may appear to be cheaper up front, but there are other factors to consider. Continue reading
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
Whether you’ve had your first snow or are still lounging in shorts and flip flops, the holiday season is here! This joyous time is a great opportunity to transform your log cabin into a winter paradise. Here are some fun and easy ideas for log cabin decorations. Continue reading
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
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
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
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
In this issue:
Conestoga Cabin Survives Hurricane Irma
New Conestoga Team Members
Conestoga Partners with Hillside Family
Customer Highlight: West Point
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