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.

Home Building Tools
10 Myths About Log Home Maintenance
Information regarding the costs and effort involved in upkeep on a log home is often outdated and inaccurate.
The Roof Maintenance You Need to Do Every Spring and Fall
These simple guidelines can help you regularly maintain your roof and avoid some serious problems down the road.
Carpenter Bees
How To Deal with Carpenter Bees
These pests can wreak havoc on a wood home, but you can deal with carpenter bees if you take these steps.
Stacked Logs for Wood Species 2
8 Natural Enemies of Log Homes
Sun, wind, water and creatures can all be destructive to your log home. From excessive sunshine to persistent carpenter bees, h...
Log Home Maintenance FAQs
Your log home maintenance FAQs answered by Log Home Living's own editor, Roland Sweet.
4 Tips for Landscaping on a Budget
4 Tips for Landscaping on a Budget
Save money on your log home landscaping with these tips to making a beautiful yard.
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.
7 Essential Tips to Prepare Your Log Home for Spring
Your home has weathered winter's chill and battering storms. Now, it’s time to prepare for spring. Here’s how.
Log Home Maintenance Checklist
Keep your logs in excellent condition by following this log home maintenance checklist.
How to Choose a Log Home Stain
Follow these quick tips to showcase your style and choose the best stain for your log cabin.
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.