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Maintenance 101

It’s true that log homes do require some regular maintenance, but this task doesn’t have to be a big deal with a little planning and a good schedule. Read on for tips, timelines and checklists for properly maintaining your log home.

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Maintaining the Dream
No matter the season, log home maintenance will go a long way and keep your home looking like new for a lifetime.
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DIY: How to Fix a Log with Interior Rot
Sometimes, the surface of a log looks OK, but there’s rot lurking within. Once logs have decayed to this extent, the only way t...
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3 Ways to Stop Log Home Rot
Get your log walls in tip top shape and avoid log home rot with these simple fixes.
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Your Guide to Replacing Windows in a Log Home
3 common questions (and answers) about log home window replacement.
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Your Log Home Maintenance Checklist for Each Season
While these log home maintenance measures may seem daunting, you can address them through easy seasonal check-ups.
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3 Easy Steps to Deck Maintenance
Seasonal maintenance is a must as your wood deck is constantly exposed to the elements. Make sure you are taking the correct ac...
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Construction & Maintenance Improvements
Insiders weigh in on the ways the log home industry has improved construction and maintenance over the past decade.
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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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The Benefits of Basic Log Home Maintenance
An industry pro shares how smart siting and a basic log home maintenance schedule enabled his exterior stain to last for 20 years.
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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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10 Log Home Maintenance Myths Debunked
There are a lot of misconceptions about maintaining a log home. Let us debunk 10 of the most common log home maintenance myths.
Restoring the Dream
Are you stumped on where to begin the seemingly daunting task of restoring your dream home?
Flying Colors: How Stains Protect and Enhance Your New Log Home
Asking yourself how to protect your glorious chosen wood is one of the hardest decisions to make when building a log home. This free article will help you in making the right decision for your keeping exposed wood in tact.