Log Home Maintenance

No matter what materials it’s made from, every house requires maintenance — log homes simply require a slightly different approach. Consider Log Home Living your all-inclusive guide to everything you need to know about log home maintenance.

Log Home Maintenance FAQs
Your log home maintenance FAQs answered by Log Home Living's own editor, Roland Sweet.
The Dirt on Green Cleaning Products
Do you know what's in your cleaning products? Get the dirt on safe cleaning.
Prepare for Log Home Spring Maintenance
Your home has weathered winter's chill and battering storms. Here's how you prepare your log home spring maintenance.
Log Home Maintenance Checklist
Keep your logs in excellent condition by following this log home maintenance checklist.
Staining Options for Your Log Home
Color your log home with these not-so-plain staining materials.
21 Ways to Create Log Home Longevity
Create log home longevity and make your log home last for generations with these maintenance tips that address areas like desig...
Deck Maintainence | Fixing a Damaged Deck
Identifying problems and easy solutions to repair a damaged wood deck.
Baby, It's Cold Outside | Snow Country Design Tips
30 brilliant solutions for log homes in snow country.
15 Old Log Home Inspection Essential Items
A house-hunting checklist that's sure to save you money on home inspections.
Best Facade Forward
Explore 4 of the most popular options for covering the exterior of your timber home.
Log Home Cleaning Tips
Dust, dirt and debris can be more than just a nuisance: it can make you sick. Follow these five tips to a clean and healthy log...
Easy DIY Log Home Fix-Ups for Fall
The leaves are changing and temperatures are dropping. Fall is the time to get your log home ready for winter.
A Happy Hearth: Fireplace Maintenance Tips
Expert advice on how to maintain the safety of your log home's fireplace or wood-burning stove.
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.
Thru Bolt Basics for Log Homes
Log home manufacturers may use the term “thru bolt." For the log home manufacturers that do use them, you may wonder what it is & what it does.
Protection for a Lifetime
Protect your log home forever from its outdoor enemies - moisture, sunlight and insects.
Fall Maintenance
Check for signs of damage to your wood home's exterior before the cold weather begins to set in.