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How to decorate your log home for the holidays

December 5, 2017 |

Log homes are one of the most natural and beautiful backdrops for winter’s snow and festive holiday decorations. What really makes them great to decorate is that they don’t need much at all. No matter if you love lots of … Read More

How to winterize outdoor water faucets and fixtures

November 29, 2017 |

If you own a log home or cabin, you’re no stranger to the damage that subzero temperatures and winter’s harsh weather can cause, especially to outdoor water faucets and fixtures. That’s why winterizing is so important.

One of the easiest … Read More

How to prevent and remove ice dams on log homes

November 15, 2017 |

With the seasons finally changing here in California, it’s time to get serious about preparing your log home for winter. We’ve shared with you our tips for routine winter maintenance on the blog earlier, but for this article we’d like … Read More

How to get your log home ready for winter

October 10, 2017 |

Leaves are turning, nights are getting cool, and it’s definitely feeling like fall. It’s a great time to enjoy the changing seasons, and an even better time to get started with winter-proofing your log home. We’ve helped log home owners … Read More

How to protect your log home from forest fires

September 29, 2017 |

A wet winter that promoted extra growth, followed by hot, dry, windy conditions here in California means that we are once again facing fire season. Log homes, often situated in forested areas or open rangeland, are susceptible to forest fires … Read More

Choosing the right stain for your log home

September 3, 2017 |

Natural wood has a unique beauty all its own, and the right kind of stain allows it to shine though while still adding color and personality. When it comes to wood stains for log homes, there are a lot more … Read More

What Realtors need to know about buying log homes – log home realtors – log home inspectors

February 28, 2017 |

The first step in finding the perfect log home is to find a real estate agent who knows log homes and understands this unique niche market. Log home Realtors know that working with log homes and the people who love … Read More

How to Get Your Log Home Deck Ready for Spring

February 12, 2017 |

Winter may yet be raging in some parts of the country, but here in California we’re seeing hints of spring on its way. Year-round exposure to sun, rain and snow takes its toll on decks, especially log homes located in … 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

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