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 […]

Staging a Log Cabin Rental

Many log cabin owners subsidize the cost of ownership by renting their properties to vacationers.  Whether you are using a local rental agency or an online service, you will want your home to look its best in advertisements.  Staging a log cabin rental ensures that you present your property in the best possible light.  Vacationers […]

Make the Most of a Small Log Cabin Kitchen

A cozy log cabin usually means a small kitchen. That doesn’t mean that function and design need to be sacrificed. Read these ten tips on making the most of a small log cabin kitchen. 1. Light it Up Adding lights under cabinets will brighten up the space and make the kitchen more conducive to working. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cabin Decorations: Ideas At Your Doorstep

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. Winter Cabin Decorations Yummy Décor – Fill glass […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]