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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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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 to fix them (other than pricey replacement) is to hollow it out and fill the cavity with an epoxy filler. If you’ve found yourself with this predicament, here’s how to tackle it.
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3 Reasons Your Log Home is Rotting
Get your log walls in tip top shape and avoid 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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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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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.
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