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Log Home Restoration

Vintage log homes provide instant character and add a sense of history to any property. But they typically need some work when it comes to restoring and rejuvenating the wood, and oftentimes need to be re-assembled and updated to function as a modern home. Read on for helpful tips to restoring a log home’s original beauty and charm.

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3 Approaches to Safeguard Your Log Home
3 Approaches to Safeguard Your Log Home
What log maintenance projects can you tackle yourself and when should you call a pro? Log home stain manufacturers and restoration experts weigh in with their best advice.
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How a Log Manufacturer Restored Fort King in Florida
A historic Florida fort gets a little re-fortification of its own, thanks to a New York log manufacturer.
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Log Home Additions: How to Add On
Expanding your current home could be the answer, and though a log home is a little tricky when it comes to additions, it’s tota...
Why You Need to Seal Your Log Ends
Why You Need to Seal Your Log Ends
Logs soak up moisture and can cause rot. Learn about the sealing process and more.
Degraded Wood? Here's How to Fix It
Degraded Wood? Here's How to Fix It
If your log home exterior has degraded wood, we have a few methods to getting the wood to look like new again.
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What to Expect in a Log Home Restoration
A log home restoration can be a lot of work, but fear not! From water damage to carpenter bees, here’s how to take care of — an...
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A Luxury Montana Log Home Gets a Huge Update
The beauty of a luxury Montana log home is revealed after a major renovation.
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Log Home Renovation Tips From the Pros
Considering a log home renovation? You may want to call in the pros.
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What to Look for in a Log Home Contractor: 11 Key Points to Project Success
Considering a little log home maintenance? Maybe a larger-scale restoration or renovation is in your future.
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How to Protect Your Log Home's Wood
Wood is strong and durable, but it isn’t invincible. Because wood is a natural material, it is subject to natural forces. Here'...
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Protection for a Lifetime
Protect your log home forever from its outdoor enemies - moisture, sunlight and insects.
5 Fall Timber Home Maintenance Essentials
Fall Maintenance
Check for signs of damage to your wood home's exterior before the cold weather begins to set in.
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Don't Fear Wood Shrinkage in Log Homes
Learn more about wood shrinkage and how to handle the resulting settlement instead of trying to avoid it altogether.
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Restoring a Log Home to its Former Glory in Ohio
An Ohio couple restores a neglected and abandoned log home in the hills of southern Ohio, ending up with the house of their dre...
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Log Home Fix-Its: DIY or Hire A Pro?
All homes suffer damage of one kind or another--but when it happens, do you DIY or hire a pro? Some repairs you can do yourself...
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Old Log Home Restoration Tips
11 quick and simple questions if you're considering a log home restoration.
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Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
Download this free article to learn more about how to maintain your logs without too much hassle.
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Staining Options for Your Log Home
Color your log home with these not-so-plain staining materials.
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Baby, It's Cold Outside | Snow Country Design Tips
30 brilliant solutions for log homes in snow country.