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Seasonal Maintenance

Your log home needs regular maintenance and occasional tune-ups to stay in tip-top shape. Fortunately, you can complete most of the following tasks yourself by following this season-by-season guide of indoor and outdoor maintenance.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Log Home Warm This Winter
Follow these pointers for a log cabin that's nice and cozy this winter.
Log Home Deck DIY Cleanser Ideas
DIY Deck Cleansers for Your Log Home
After a summer of wear-and-tear, it's in your deck's best interest to give it a good cleaning before colder months arrive. Here...
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A Step-By-Step Guide for Springtime Log Home Construction
What to expect when it’s finally time to break ground on your log home. Plus, a few smart ideas to make—and keep—your new home ...
How to Build the Perfect Fire This Winter
Safe Practices for Your Log Home Fireplace
Stay warm and cozy this season by building the perfect fire for your log home fireplace.
5 Fall Timber Home Maintenance Essentials
Is a Maintenance-Free Log Home Possible?
Is that really possible? With a little forethought and planning, you can achieve a log home that’s easy to care for and wonderf...
No-Sweat Landscapes
No-Maintenance Landscaping Options for the Cabin
Focusing on no-maintenance landscaping options helps you enjoy your property more and make the most out of your log home’s curb...
6 Tips to Cleaner Indoor Air
6 Tips to Cleaner Indoor Air
The air you breathe can be one of the dirtiest things inside your home. Here’s how (and why) you should keep it clean.
Your Log Home Autumn Check-List
Your Log Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall
As the seasons change, so do your home's needs. Follow our concise tips to keep your home in pristine shape, no matter the time...
Why You Need to Seal Your Log Ends
Why You Need to Seal Your Log Ends
Logs soak up moisture and can cause rot. Learn about the sealing process and more.
Degraded Wood? Here's How to Fix It
Degraded Wood? Here's How to Fix It
If your log home exterior has degraded wood, we have a few methods to getting the wood to look like new again.
What to Look For During a Visual Inspection
What to Look For During a Visual Inspection
Learn what to look for during a visual inspection of your log home to see what maintenance needs to be done.
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Is Your Log Home Deck Safe?
Ready to soak in the sunshine? Spring is a perfect time to get out and enjoy your deck—just make sure it's ready for you.
5 Tips to Hardscaping Your Property
5 Tips to Hardscaping Your Property
Working with your property's natural features can make hardscape strategies more appealing and affordable.
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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.
Log Home Maintenance
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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Annual Log Home Spring Deck Maintenance
With a hint of a warm spring breeze in the air, it’s time to revitalize your log home’s deck. This simple, annual maintenance r...
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Easy Ways to Prepare Your Log Home for the Winter
Three easy steps to prepare your log home for harsh winter weather.
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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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Closing Down Your Cabin for the Season
Here are a couple of essential points to help you start a checklist to remember what you're closing down in your cabin for the ...