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Custom Mountain Homes Details and Specifications

Builders hear it all of the time: What does it cost per sq.ft. to build? Though there are “rules of thumb” regarding cost per sq.ft. each builder who is asked this question probably has a different list of what is included in that “Cost Per Sq.Ft.” that a client prospect has in mind.TURN-KEY CONSTRUCTION COSTS PER […]

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LED: An Energy Efficient Lighting Option

LED (light emitting diode) technology was first developed in the early 1960s. For many years it was used primarily as indicator lighting in electronic devices. New technology allows us to use it for household lighting as well.Household LED lighting is growing in popularity due to the energy efficiency it provides to home owners. A household […]

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What is a Site Plan?

  According to Wikipedia:A site plan is an architectural plan, landscape architecture document, and a detailed engineering drawing of proposed improvements to a given lot. A site plan “usually shows a building footprint, travelways, parking, drainage facilities, sanitary sewer lines, water lines, trails, lighting, and landscaping and garden elements.”Such a plan of a site is a […]

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Comparing Quotes for Log and Timber Frame Homes

COMPARE YOUR QUOTES CAREFULLYRemember, pre-cut home packages are not necessarily all the same! We suggest that you compare the packages very closely to determine what materials are being offered, the services performed by the company and the stability and credit worthiness of the company. If there is a large difference in the package prices, be […]

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Flash and Batt Insulation to Improve Energy Efficiency

For more information about MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION and a free consultation CONTACT us.Combining insulation options in the same cavity results in better yet more affordable thermal performance.Thanks to the advancements and proliferations of a wider selection of home insulation products, builders can optimize a bevy of available options to achieve the best thermal results and also […]

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Green Building Early Design Options

For more information about MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION and a free consultation CONTACT us.Green building practices include a variety of construction practices that are environmentally responsible and resource efficient. For optimum efficiency these practices have to extend throughout the buildings life cycle which consist of: 1. Site preparation 2. Design 3. Construction 4. Operation 5. Maintenance 6. […]

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Forest Stewardship Council Ensures Sustainable Growth and Harvesting

For more information about MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION and a free consultation CONTACT us.The Forest Stewardship Council is a non-profit organization that is devoted to the responsible management of the world’s green areas and forests. They ensure that wood harvesting is practiced in an environmentally responsible and economically viable way.Landowners and Construction companies who sell and use […]

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Mountain Log and Timber Building

For a free consultation about all of your mountain log and timber needs contactMOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION TRADITIONAL LOG HOMES including LIVE EDGE LOG HOMES TIMBER FRAME HOMES POST AND BEAM HOMES We can provide Full Scribe ROUND LOG HOMES You can also do all kinds of timber detailing We can also do Heavy Timber workFor more information on Mountain Log and TimberCONTACT USMountain Construction […]

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Adirondack, Craftsman Style and Rustic hand crafted homes

For more information about MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION and a free consultation CONTACT us.Adirondack, Craftsman Style and Rustic hand crafted homes using the natural beauty of wood to create a unique home are sources of inspiration to us. There is a great tradition of building Natural Element homes in the Historic communities around Linville, Blowing Rock and […]