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GREEN BUILDING WITH STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANELS

by Mark Kirkpatrick, President of Mountain Construction Enterprises for a free consultation about your building needs CONTACT US Structural Insulated Panels, also known as SIPs are an important part of Green Building Technology. They are a composite building material consisting of two layers of structural board with an insulating layer of foam in between.They are […]

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LOG HOME MAINTENANCE

Contact us at MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION for a free consultation about your building needs. We are custom home builders licensed in North Carolina and Tennessee. We build homes in Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Banner Elk, Lake James,NC and Watauga Lake,TN. Part 1: Before you Build-Front-end planning 1) In the Log Home planning phase make sure that you […]

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GREEN HOME BUILDING

by Mark Kirkpatrick, owner of MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION for a free consultation about your building needs CONTACT US The environmental benefits of using Green Building as part of your Green Lifestyle can be incorporated into the design of your home through the use of Structural Insulated Panels or SIPs. SIPs provide up to twice the insulation […]

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GREEN BUILDING AND TIMBER FRAME HOMES

For a free consultation about your building needs CONTACT US by Mark Kirkpatrick, president Mountain Construction Enterprises We at Mountain Construction are North Carolina Timber Frame builders and International Timber Frame dealers of Hearthstone Homes. We specialize in Green Building and NC Green Home Improvements. Green and sustainable building uses products that are renewable, provide long-term […]

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Hearthstone Homes Hand-Hewn Log Veneer

For a free consultation about your building needs CONTACT US Hearthstone, Inc. Presents Hand Hewn Log Veneer Hearthstone, Inc. and Mountain Construction Enterprises, Inc. are proud to offer an authentic hand-hewn Log Veneer, available in one inch for interior applications, or a full two inches in thickness for exterior applications in lengths up to twenty […]

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Five Home Repairs You Shouldn’t Ignore

For a free consultation about your building needs CONTACT US Timber Frame designed by Moss Creek Designs and built by Hearthstone, Inc.By Mark Kirkpatrick, Mountain Construction Enterprises Many people feel they should wait until the last minute to do home repairs, because of the money it will take or their busy schedule. This is usually […]

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How Smart Growth is being used by Western NC Builders

For a free consultation about your building needs or to learn more about MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION please CONTACT US How Smart Growth is being used by Western NC Builders by Mark Kirkpatrick Smart Growth is a planning and transportation theory that concentrates growth and redevelopment in the center of a city to avoid urban sprawl. Smart […]

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DESIGN/BUILD WITH HEAVY TIMBER AND OTHER NATURAL ELEMENTS

For a free consultation about your building needs CONTACT US at MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION by Mark Kirkpatrick As North Carolina Timber Frame Builders we believe that Heavy Timbers such as Log Homes or Timber Accents on the interior and the exterior of your home can add organic flavor to your living space. These flavors can enhance […]

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New Homes Construction Scheduling

For a free consultation about your building needs contact us at MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISES 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. By Mark H. Kirkpatrick, President, Mountain Construction. CRITICAL PATH TO COMPLETION: Sequencing may vary depending on subcontractor […]

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Money Matters: Undo The Math

For building information or to schedule a free consultation contact MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION When trying to calculate your home’s cost, multiplication doesn’t add up. From Log Home Living, February 2010, By Roland Sweet The first question people planning a log home ask is how much money they’ll need. All they know for a fact is how […]