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Log 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.
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.
The Tip You Need to Know for Telling When It's Time to Re-Stain
The Tip You Need to Know for Telling When It's Time to Re-Stain
This easy water bottle trick will tell you when it's time to re-stain your entire log home.
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Why Do Some Logs Have Cracks in Them?
Ever wonder why some logs have cracks in them while others don't? Find out how this happens and when you need to be concerned.
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A New Jersey Log Cabin Makeover
A New Jersey couple took a chance on a 70-year-old lakeside log cabin fixer upper and made it their own.
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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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Log Home Fixer Upper
A creative couple take on a log home fixer upper and achieve their dream retreat in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
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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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Old Log Home Restoration Tips
11 quick and simple questions if you're considering a log home restoration.