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Use Housewrap : Weather-resistant barriers protect buildings when installed correctly

By John D. Wagner Reprinted from Residential design + build magazine, July/August 2011 Passing a residential construction job recently, I noticed the contractor was putting up siding before the housewrap was fully installed. As I watched, I realized he had no intention of installing the housewrap properly. He simply stapled it up, overlapped the seams […]

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Home Grown: Building Smart, Sourcing Local

*Information provided by Mountain Lumber Co. The “Great Recession” has brought dynamic change to our economy, our lifestyles, and our prospective on the future of business. We’ve read the books, followed the blogs, tweeted, friended, and examined our personal goals and ambitions. The consensus? Business will not be as usual, there is a growing shift […]

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Plan Seeks to Lessen Water Runoff

For information on MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION please CONTACT US *Reprinted from Charlotte Observer; April 2, 2011; Local and State Section; pg. B4 By Nicole E. Smith nsmith@heraldonline.com The city of Rock Hill’s 2020 Comprehensive Plan includes encouraging residents, churches, schools, businesses and community groups to install rain gardens in their yards. That goal got a little […]

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Design For Aging In Place

For more information on MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION please CONTACT US “‘Aging in place’ refers to living where you have lived for years, using products, services, and conveniences which allow you to remain at home as circumstances change. In other words, you continue to live in the home of your choice safely and independently as you get older,” (aginginplace.com). […]

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WATAUGA LAKE BUILDERS

WATAUGA LAKE PREMIER BUILDERS MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION 1345 Poplar Grove Road South, Boone, NC (828) 963-8090 THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BUILD YOUR WATAUGA LAKE HOME Mark Kirkpatrick and Mountain Construction-known for Creativity, Honesty and Experience Contact us for a free consultation on building or remodeling your lake home “Building Art You Can […]

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Lake James Builders

MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION LAKE JAMES PREMIER BUILDERS 1345 Poplar Grove Road South, Boone, NC (828) 963-8090 THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BUILD YOUR LAKEFRONT HOME CONTACT US for a free consultation in our office. Mountain Construction built this Guest House at Black Forest on Lake James. ——————————————————————————————– Mountain Construction provided the Timber Frame […]

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Blowing Rock, NC Builders

MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION 1345 Poplar Grove Road South, Boone, NC (828) 963-8090 THE PREMIER BLOWING ROCK BUILDER AND REMODELER (A Face Lift For Your Mountain Home) Mark Kirkpatrick and Mountain Construction-known for Creativity, Honesty and Experience Building Art You Can Live In for over 25 years THERE IS NO BETTER TIME TO REMODEL YOUR EXISTING HOME […]

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Turning Over a New Leaf: The Greening of Remodeling

Mountain Construction Enterprises is a full service custom builder specializing in green building. In many ways, there couldn’t be a better time for green remodeling. Lower housing values are causing more people to stay in place; rising energy prices have caused homeowners to take a closer look at operating costs and ways to reduce the […]

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Log Home Construction and Maintenance, Part III: Delivery Day

For more information on Hearthstone or a free consultation CONTACT US Reprinted from Hearthstone, Inc.’s Construction and Maintenance Manual © 1999 Introduction: Knowing how to prepare for delivery and properly stack and store building materials is important. Certain materials and services must be secured before delivery day. If you have followed the requirements, you will […]

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Log Home Maintenance and Repair-Part II: Preparing To Build

Reprinted from Hearthstone, Inc.’s Construction and Maintenance Manual© 1999 For more information on Hearthstone or Mountain Construction please CONTACT US We are custom home builders for North Carolina and Tennessee. We build homes in Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Banner Elk, Lake James,NC and Watauga Lake,TN. This article outlines the processes involved in preparing your site […]