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Log Cabin Life in Bear Valley, California

November 2, 2016 |

Bear Valley is located in Alpine Country, a popular High Sierra getaway located in the beautiful Central Sierra Mountains. Just off Scenic Highway 4, southeast of Sacramento and south of Lake Tahoe, this year-round destination offers activities from back-to-nature relaxation … Read More

How to make sure you’re working with a skilled log home craftsman

October 25, 2016 |

Choosing the right contractor for your log home project may be the most important decision you make. Expertise is the first and foremost element you should consider when interview contractors. Choosing a general contractor without looking into their experience when … Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of working with a log home professional

October 5, 2016 |

When it’s time to contract with a log home professional to work on your log home or place of business, it’s best to know a few do’s and don’ts that will assure the best possible experience for everyone. Log structures … Read More

How to Winterize Your Log Home

September 28, 2016 |

Winter Proofing Log Homes is Important

Fall is the best time of year for an early start on winter proofing log homes. There is a lot you can do now to towards getting your log home ready for winter and … Read More

Log Cabin Life in Tahoe, California

September 12, 2016 |

One of our favorite California spots for log home living is Lake Tahoe. The Lake straddles the border between Nevada and California. It’s the largest alpine (high altitude) lake in North America and the sixth largest in total volume, behind … Read More

How to give your home that log cabin look

August 10, 2016 |

With their rustic charm and nostalgic feel, it’s no wonder that so many people love log cabins. And even if you have a home in the mountains, there are a lot of models that don’t quite satisfy that lust for … Read More

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