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Homeowners Associations:  What You Need to Know Before You Commit to Living under Their Rules

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:50+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Builders Corner Blog, Log Home Learning, Log Home Construction|0 Comments

Homeowners Associations Good or Bad? If you’re shopping for land for your new log or timber home, it’s likely you’ve come across a few properties that are governed by a homeowners’ association.  Homeowners’ Associations, or HOAs, have been in existence for years, but have gained in popularity over the last several years.  Over 62 million [...]

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Country’s Best Cabins! – Chilhowee Mountain Retreat

By | 2017-05-26T11:59:17+00:00 May 20th, 2015|Builders Corner Blog, Design, Log Home Learning, Log Home Pictures, Log Home Construction|0 Comments

One of our past homes has been featured in the May issue of Country's Best Cabins!  Grab a copy and take a look here.  See the online version from Country's Best Cabins. The Chilhowee Mountain Retreat, owned by Jim and Mary Haider,  in Maryville, Tn, has been serving their bed and breakfast guests since their [...]

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Invitation to shared dropbox folder, what now?

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:51+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Design, Training Materials, Geeky Stuff, Nerdy Stuff|0 Comments

Shared Dropbox Folder? We wanted to take a quick moment and give a few paragraphs on using one of our services here at Custom Timber.  We often deal with very large files for our communications, and sometimes that involves using a dropbox for business account.  Wait!  Don't panic!  You don't have to install anything on [...]

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Andersen Verilock Windows and Doors

By | 2017-05-26T11:58:17+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Design, General Home Care, Log Home Learning|0 Comments

VeriLock™ System by Andersen Windows and Doors Custom Timber Log Homes offers the Andersen and Eagle brands of window and doors to our customers.  One of the most overlooked areas of a home is often the windows and doors.  These are sometimes left as a last minute choice, or change to a different manufacturer, but [...]

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12 Tips for Energy Savings

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:51+00:00 November 4th, 2014|General Home Care, Log Home Learning|0 Comments

As the temperatures outside drop, our energy bills often rise.  This doesn’t have to be the case.  There are some simple ways you can keep your log home warm this winter without breaking the bank.  Here are twelve tips to help you be both comfortable and energy efficient.  Some you probably have heard before, but [...]

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Logs and Legacies: The Spradling’s

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:51+00:00 November 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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The Top 3 Most Luxurious Log Homes

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:51+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Design, Geeky Stuff|0 Comments

Chilhowee Mountain Retreat - Maryville, TN There’s luxury: finally installing that beautiful fireplace you’ve been wanting in your home for as long as you remember. And then there’s luxury: 20 Million dollar log homes with the works, including a full bar and hundreds of acres of land. Long gone are the days of [...]