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Penny Chiasson
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  • Portland, CT
  • United States
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Where to go from here?
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Well, we have our driveway in, lot cleared and septic in place.  the well goes in the week of the 19th.  The plans have been selected and modified. We hope to have our construction loan in place late…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Circo Sep 25, 2011.

cost vs. maintainance of white pine and cedar
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Ron and I have been looking through designs and pictures of log homes for a few weeks now.  We like the full round log design. In the course of research I have found a common theme that Cedar is more…Continue

Tags: pine, vs., cedar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Penny Chiasson Mar 12, 2010.

Site Preparation

We will be building in the Blue Ridge Mountains soon, and we will be trying to stage some of the work (i.e. expenses) so that have less to do at build time.  We already have two areas perc tested,…Continue

Started Feb 13, 2010


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Ron and I bought 11.5 acres in virginia 4 years ago (lots 1 and 2 on the plat in the icon). We have to re-fi or pay off next year and we are planning on rolling into a construction loan. So we are in the planning stages and hope to be breaking ground in 2 years.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
no yet
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
12-24 months

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At 10:17am on August 8, 2012, James W. Harbin said…

Hello Penny, Go to and get some good information on cedar and a manufacturer that has been a leader in the industry for 39 years.  Jim and Pam Katahdin Cedar Log Homes

At 4:57pm on February 16, 2010, lynn anderson said…
Looks lovely, Penny. Must be great to have a plan, and to be able to start visualizing your dream. Are you building a very big house? Lynn in CT

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