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The Honest Value Guarantee

The Honest Value Guarantee

When deciding to build a Log Home or a Timberframe Home, there are competing companies out there. At Mountain Stream Log and Timberframe homes, we are the exclusive provider for Honest Abe Log Homes. Without hesitation Honest Abe guarantees that your pricing will be...

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An All Custom Home

An All Custom Home

Many of our clients at Mountain Stream Log and Timberframe Homes come to us with a vision of the home of their dreams, but no actual architectural plans. The fact that we are an exclusive dealer for Honest Abe Log Homes means that you can just gather all those scraps...

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Mountain Stream Attends Home Show in Georgia

Mountain Stream Attends Home Show in Georgia

Mountain Streams Log Homes hosted a booth at the 15TH Annual Home & Garden Show from Feb. 28- through March 1 at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, Georgia. Mountain Stream Log & Timber Homes is an Independent Dealer of log and timber frame homes for Honest Abe...

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Take Charge of Your Water with a Rain Garden

Take Charge of Your Water with a Rain Garden

A Rain Garden is a landscape depression that can be filled with moisture-loving plants. Hidden beneath the pretty plants is a natural storm water treatment system that allows 30% more water to infiltrate into the ground. This reduces the amount...

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Help for a Flooded Home

Help for a Flooded Home

Log homes are actually more durable than traditional homes and are more likely to survive natural disasters, including flooding. The clean-up and repair of a log home after flooding is also much easier if you follow these steps provided by Perma-Chink. INTERIOR 1)...

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Window Choices Shed Light on Your Dream Home

Window Choices Shed Light on Your Dream Home

An age-old comment about log homes is how “dark” they are on the inside, but this is something that does not have to be true anymore. Beyond the overall structure of the house, the windows are the single most important way to make a creative statement...

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Designing a Dual Use Space in a Downsized Home

Designing a Dual Use Space in a Downsized Home

Use Every Foot of Space Wisely For most people retirement and downsizing means a real change in approaches to daily activities. The things that were “must haves” when children were still at home are not only less important but may not be needed at all in a downsized...

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When you close a door, options open

When you close a door, options open

The idea of a log home often conjures visions of a house perched majestically on a mountain ridge or alongside a placid lake. Most of us picture a large, restful deck overlooking scenic vistas and nestled in a lush forest. When we think about walking into the log...

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Mountain Stream Project Featured on Christmas Tour

Enhance your holiday season with a Christmas tour of log and timber frame homes hosted by Crossville Honest Abe Log Homes . Featured on the free Christmas tour is the Bertzel timber frame project by Honest Abe Independent Dealer Mountain Stream Log Homes. Currently...

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Illinois Castle Rock Log Home

Illinois Castle Rock Log Home

This 1,700 square foot log home by Mountain Stream Log Homes is created from an Honest Abe Log Homes Castle Rock Plan. The full basement has a walkout facing the lake. It's located in a Central Illinois farming community near Jacksonville, Illinois.

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Timber Frame – Modified Madison Plan

Timber Frame – Modified Madison Plan

This timber frame under construction by Mountain Stream Log Homes is created from an Honest Abe Log Homes Madison Plan. It is approximately 1,700 square feet with a full basement and is located in a beautiful area, Cumberland Cove, near Monterey, Tennessee. The...

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Aging in Place in Your Forever Home

Aging in Place in Your Forever Home

Some 70% of seniors spend the rest of their life in the place they celebrated their 65th birthday. Think about that for a minute. It means that the log or timber frame home that you are planning to build will most likely be the home you live in for the rest of your...

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Designing a Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Designing a Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

“Modern farmhouse at its best.” At the grand opening of the new 10” Round log home of Nick and April Patterson, those words were among the many used to describe this dream kitchen. From top to bottom this kitchen is unique, with different colors and textures, but in...

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Plan to Attend Log Raisings & Home Tours in 2020

Plan to Attend Log Raisings & Home Tours in 2020

Mountain Stream Log Homes invites you to attend the Honest Abe log raisings and Home Tours in 2020 at Honest Abe's National Headquarters in Moss, Tennessee. We encourage you to make your plans and your reservations early since these reservations-only sessions have...

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