Cabin Planning From Scotland

In November 2017 while browsing the web looking for cabin ideas, Andrew found Conestoga’s website and opened a chat with one of our Project Coordinators.  His initial interest was in the Brandywine model. 

How to Keep Pipes from Freezing in Your Cabin

As a cabin owner, you can probably imagine the frustration of putting your time, energy, and money into your cabin only for the pipes to freeze and burst. Unfortunately, this is a concern that all homeowners have in subzero temperatures. Thankfully, when thinking about how to keep pipes from freezing, there are several preventative measures […]

Newest Model Bear Den

Bear Den Log Home Design The Bear Den is our newest model and is currently in the process of being built.  Stay tuned here or follow us on Facebook, #CLCBearDen to see progress photos and updates! As of January 15th,  2019 all of the following have been completed for lot preparation: Design drawings finalized Land [...]

Alternative Heat Sources for Your Cabin

It’s no surprise that heating takes up a large part of the energy used in a typical U.S. home. In log cabins, which are often a second home or vacation spot for many people, it’s important to think about energy efficiency. No one wants to spend as much money heating their getaway cabin as they […]

8 Log Cabin Building Books to Read

What better time to sit down and read about building a log cabin than during the cold winter months? If you’re thinking about building a log cabin, you may want to head to your local library or bookstore and pick up one of these log cabin building books!

How to Use Your Patio in the Winter

Does your log cabin have a patio or porch? If so, you probably only use it during warm weather. Now that it’s winter, doesn’t that mean your porch is unusable until springtime? Surprisingly, this isn’t the case! There are actually a variety of uses for your cabin’s porch or deck in the winter. Keep reading […]

Top 5 Log Cabin Maintenance Tips

Like any home, log cabins require maintenance from time to time. Regular maintenance of your log cabin reduces potential damage from UV exposure, water, insects and air infiltration. So, we put together a list of some log cabin maintenance tips for cabin owners. Keep in mind that this list is not intended to be all-inclusive, […]

How to Build a Cabin on a Budget

“I’ve always dreamed of owning a log cabin, but I don’t know if I can afford it…” Does this sound like you? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Cabin building doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg, so don’t let money steer you away from building the log cabin of […]

5 Tips for a Cozy Log Cabin

It’s no surprise that log cabins are, in and of themselves, cozy. The rustic look of the wood gives cabins a charming feel, and the fact that they’re typically small and quaint makes them even more homey. However, it’s always possible to kick your cabin coziness up a notch! Keep reading to find out some […]

6 Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Cabin

Whether it’s a yearly tradition or something you’re trying out for the first time, spending Thanksgiving in a log cabin is an unforgettable experience. Not only does it give you the chance to escape into the wilderness and recharge for a bit, it’s also a great way to bond and make memories with friends and […]