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You can keep your log home's wood in like-new condition without needing expensive log replacements. Get some advice for your keeping your log home in good shape with these log home staining options.

What is Acrylic Stain?
What is Acrylic Stain?
Considering your log home’s stain options? Scott Roesner gives us the inside scoop on water-based acrylics.
Re-staining the Logs: What Should You Use?
Re-staining the Logs: What Should You Use?
If your logs are beginning to look faded and worn, it's time for you to re-stain your home. Check out these tips to finding the...
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.
The Tip You Need to Know for Telling When It's Time to Re-Stain
The Tip You Need to Know for Telling When It's Time to Re-Stain
This easy water bottle trick will tell you when it's time to re-stain your entire log home.
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For the Love of Logs
A lakefront plot in America’s heartland provides the ideal backdrop for a remarkable log home family retreat.
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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.
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Restoring the Dream
Are you stumped on where to begin the seemingly daunting task of restoring your dream home?
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Flying Colors: How Stains Protect and Enhance Your New Log Home
Keep your exposed wood in tact and maintained with the protection of stain.
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Maintaining and Fixing Wood Floors
Need help fixing wood floors in your log home? With a little know-how, you can silence faulty floorboards, repair minor damage ...
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What to Expect in a Log Home Restoration
A log home restoration can be a lot of work, but fear not! From water damage to carpenter bees, here’s how to take care of — an...
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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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Budget-Cutting Tips for Staining Log Homes
Save thousands by staining the interior logs of your home yourself. Here's everything you need to know for smooth, successful r...
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How to Choose a Log Home Stain
Follow these quick tips to showcase your style and choose the best stain for your log cabin.