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 7th Annual Log Raising and Home Planning Event

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Attendees at Hilltop’s 7th Annual Home Planning and Log Raising Event explore the photo booth display.
Clients chat with their Client Advisor while flipping through a floor plan book, perusing their options.
Live side by side log and structural insulated panel construction begins. Attendees actively asked questions and learned about the differences between these types of construction methods.
Attendees are invited to take an up close look at the construction in progress and ask more detailed questions.
Home product vendors answer questions for Hilltop attendees. Vendors included Andersen Windows, OMG with Oly Log fasteners and Sikkens with stain.
Live custom drafting by appointment provided clients with personalized attention for their home and allowed onlookers to have an idea of how Hilltop works with client custom designs.
Construction of both the log and structural insulated panel examples continues.
Hilltop Client, Deb, presents a heartfelt testimonial on her experience working with Hilltop Log & Timber Homes. Thank you Deb for your very kind words. We are thrilled that you are so pleased with your home and honored to be a part of this experience with you!
Attendees and guests relax with a barbeque lunch of hot dogs, burgers and chicken.
The battle of the sexes is on with Hilltop’s traditional log hog challenge. While Hilltop’s Client Advisor Ben Stinchfield hammers away to drive nails into a log, our Administrative Assistant, Carol Wells easily drills Oly Log screws into her log. Congratulations on your big win, Carol!
Left: National Director of Sales & Operations, Nate McKenna, draws a raffle ticket for one of the prizes of the day. Right: Hilltop Client, Deb , lends a hand in drawing raffle winners as well. Prizes included Hilltop hats, mugs, blankets, tool belt, drill and a grand prize of 100 gallons of home heating oil!
Congratulations to our tool belt winner! It was truly his lucky day, as later in the day he also won the grand prize of 100 gallons of home heating oil!
Deb enjoys presenting another prize to a raffle winner!
Seminars educated attendees on custom design choices, drafting, blueprints and green building practices. Drafting presentations included a virtual tour.

 6th Annual Log Raising

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Hilltop Log & Timber Home registered attendees take part in Grand Prize raffles for a Dewalt Drill, $100 LL Bean Gift Certificate and loaded tool belt with tools.
Congratulations to Hilltop’s
Dewalt Drill winner!
Construction of Hillltop’s Structural Insulated Panel (SIPs) home is demonstrated live. The energy efficient walls (R-25) allow for flexibility in exterior siding choices from log profile to cedar shakes or clapboard. Likewise, interiors may be finished in drywall, wood or any other material the client desires.
Principal Hilltop Builders construct a small log home structure while 6th Annual Log Raising attendees observe. Hilltop’s exclusive Triple Seal system is demonstrated through each course of log assembly.
Hilltop Log & Timber Homes 6th Annual Log Raising attendees join an educational home planning seminar that identifies choices in construction methods and style.
Hilltop owners, Cathy and Dan McKenna pose with disc jockey, Leif Erickson of 107.5 Frank FM who broadcast from Hilltop’s 6th Annual Log Raising.
Contestants prepare for Hilltop’s Log-Hog Challenge—a battle of the sexes where women drill in and remove log-hog screws while men hammer in nails to see who can finish first! Congratulations to our winning lady volunteer!

Window and door bucks are placed as courses of logs continue to be built around them.
 
Hilltop Log & Timber Homes 6th Annual Log Raising treated its guests to burgers, hot dogs, barbequed chicken, chips, fruit, donuts, coffee and cold drinks.

Attendees gathered at tables, relaxing and while flipping through floor plan books and awaiting the next seminar presentation.

Attentive Hilltop Custom Design Seminar attendees listen to a presentation
complete with a virtual home tour.
SIP Panel construction underway. A good choice for an energy efficient post & beam design with lots of flexibility for custom interiors and exteriors.
A crew of experienced Hilltop log home builders construct a small log home while log raising attendees look on and ask questions.
Pre-cut and pre-numbered SIPs lie beside pre-cut and pre-numbered logs, awaiting construction.
Hilltop Authorized Representatives, Dean Clark of Log Homes Unlimited in Northern New Hampshire (standing) and John Losier of Alpine Ridge in Coos County New Hampshire and Oxford Maine (kneeling) discuss Hilltop’s corner construction.
Hilltop’s 6th Annual Log Raising attendees watch while a log structure and SIP structure are created side-by-side.