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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.

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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 dreams. Here's what it took.
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Log Home Fix-Its: DIY or Hire A Pro?
All homes suffer damage of one kind or another--but when it happens, do you DIY or hire a pro? Some repairs you can do yourself...
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Old Log Home Restoration Tips
11 quick and simple questions if you're considering a log home restoration.
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Inspection Checklist For Buying a Used Log Home
Four problems to watch out for when buying a used log home.
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Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
Download this free article to learn more about how to maintain your logs without too much hassle.
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All About Log Homes
This free infographic answers many of the basic questions people have about log homes today.
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Protect Your Log Home from Wildfires | Smart Landscaping Strategies
Protecting your log home from wildfires starts with smart landscaping strategies.
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Time to Check Your Logs | Fall Log Home Maintenance Checklist
Fall is a great time to take inventory of how well your logs (along with the rest of your home's shell) are doing following the...
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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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Spring and Fall Log Home Roof Maintenance
Here are some starter points for inspecting and keeping up your log home roof maintenance and avoiding serious problems.
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How To Deal with Carpenter Bees
These loaners can wreak havoc on a wood home, but you can deal with them if you take these steps.
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Log Home Maintenance FAQs
Your log home maintenance FAQs answered by Log Home Living's own editor, Roland Sweet.
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The Dirt on Green Cleaning Products
Do you know what's in your cleaning products? Get the dirt on safe cleaning.
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Preparing 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.
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Log Home Maintenance Checklist
Keep your logs in excellent condition by following this log home maintenance checklist.
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Staining Options for Your Log Home
Color your log home with these not-so-plain staining materials.
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Deck Maintainence | Fixing a Damaged Deck
Identifying problems and easy solutions to repair a damaged wood deck.
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Baby, It's Cold Outside | Snow Country Design Tips
30 brilliant solutions for log homes in snow country.
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