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About Becky Sparks

A native of Greeneville, TN, Becky has called Maryville her home since graduating from The University of Tennessee. She lives in Maryville with her husband Chris, and their two children, Connor and Erin. Before taking her current role in the company, Becky taught as a Middle and High School Band Director in the Tennessee school systems, and also worked as a financial advisor.
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Fall in the Smokies: The Best Times and Places to See the Colors

By |2016-11-30T11:59:50+00:00August 21st, 2015|Area Attractions, Other Stuff|0 Comments

In our humble opinion, it’s difficult to find a prettier sight than fall in the Smokies. All the golds, reds, oranges, and yellows really are beautiful. There’s a good reason so many “leaf peepers” flock to the Smokies every year! The idea that there is a certain week to see the fall colors at their [...]

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Logs and Legacies: The Spradling’s

By |2016-11-30T11:59:51+00:00November 3rd, 2014|Builders Corner Blog, Design, Customer Creations|0 Comments

Logs and Legacies A Chat with a Custom Timber Homeowner - The Spradling Home Building a log home is an exciting experience, one many people wait years to endeavor.  But, all the planning, decisions, and waiting can also be a little scary.  We at CTLH understand that.  And so do our past customers, who have [...]

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What Should I Buy When? August

By |2017-11-09T14:48:10+00:00August 9th, 2014|Log Home Learning|0 Comments

What to Buy in August Our Monthly Guide to Getting the Best Deals at the Best Times August is here.  Area kids are either back in school or gearing up for the big day.  While the kids might not be very pleased about this, it’s great for parents and grandparents.  Less time herding children [...]

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What Should I Buy When? – What to buy in July

By |2016-11-30T11:59:52+00:00July 15th, 2014|Builders Corner Blog, Log Home Financial, Log Home Construction, Other Stuff|0 Comments

Our Monthly Guide to Getting the Best Deals at the Best Times Happy Independence Day!  July has come in with a bang, and with it have come sunny days, insects, and… sales!  In addition to the Fourth of July, this is also National Hot Dog Month and National Ice Cream Month.  Two more great reasons [...]

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How to Choose the Right Size HVAC System for Your Home

By |2016-11-30T11:59:52+00:00May 19th, 2014|Log Home Learning, Log Home Construction|0 Comments

How to Choose the Right Size HVAC System for Your Home It’s important to buy the correct size HVAC system for your log home. While homes have become more efficient over the years, with better insulation and double-hung windows, it would be incorrect to assume that installing the proper HVAC unit is any less important

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7 Tips: Establishing a Good Relationship with Your Contractor

By |2016-11-30T11:59:52+00:00March 25th, 2014|Builders Corner Blog, Log Home Construction|0 Comments

Establishing a good relationship with your contractor: You’ve decided you want to forgo purchasing a standard home and instead build a log home custom tailored to you.  That’s an exciting, rewarding experience, but it can also be quite complicated.  Fortunately, you don’t have to build your custom log home alone, and, unless you’re a builder [...]

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Spring Maintenance Tips

By |2016-11-30T11:59:52+00:00March 24th, 2014|General Home Care|0 Comments

Warmer weather is finally arriving!  Spring is a beautiful time of year.  The flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and everything feels fresh and clean.  Spring is also a great time to check around your log home to see how it fared during those seemingly never-ending winter months. Let's get started with some Spring maintenance [...]