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How to repair and maintain log ends

July 29, 2016 |

When it comes to the maintenance and long-term care of a log home, one part that owners are often confused about are the log ends. As you go through your log home maintenance checklist, be sure to pay special attention … Read More

Why Stain Quality Matters

July 10, 2016 |

We’ve discussed here on the Prolog blog about Paint vs. Stain for your log home. And dug deep into the top of which type of stain is best to use – oil-base or water-base. The next step? How to make … Read More

How to choose the right inspector when buying a log home

June 28, 2016 |

One of the best moves a buyer can make when purchasing a log home is to hire an experienced log home inspector. Log homes are truly unique structures. There are many different methods used for constructing log homes, and many … Read More

Should I paint or stain my log home?

June 14, 2016 |

No Painting Log Homes

We’re just going to come right out and say it – DON’T paint your log home. If you have a new log home or have just purchased one “new to you,” you might be tempted to … Read More

Log Home Life in Truckee, California

June 3, 2016 |

Located on the California-Nevada border, and adjacent to Lake Tahoe, Truckee’s scenic mountain beauty is perfect for log home living and outdoor excitement all year round. A beautiful mountain community with a rich history and vibrant roster of activities, both … Read More

California Cabins: How too much sun can harm log homes

May 31, 2016 |

If you own a log home in beautiful California, you probably feel pretty lucky. All that sunshine, gorgeous weather, and great scenery does make for some of the best log cabin living you can get. However, when it comes to … Read More

What’s Best For Log Home Stains: Oil Base or Water Base?

May 17, 2016 |

When it comes to stains for log homes, people love to debate about the pros and cons of oil-based stains versus water-based latex stains. Thanks to environmental awareness and EPA standards, both types of stains have reduced their VOC content … Read More

Log Cabin Life in Santa Cruz

April 26, 2016 |

California has a lot of great communities filled with every shape, style and size of log homes. We’re lucky to have clients throughout the state who trust us for restoring, repairing and building the log homes and structures they love. … Read More

How to hire the right builder for your log home

April 6, 2016 |

Choosing the right log home builder for your new home may be the most important decision you make. Despite the best design, location and supplies, choosing a builder without the right qualifications and industry expertise can turn your dream into … Read More

After the Storm: Caring for your Log Home after El Nino

March 31, 2016 |

Rain, wind, snow, more rain. Yes, El Nino was here. You weathered the big storms in your beautiful log home, now what? If your log home was in an area affected by El Nino this year, now is the perfect … Read More