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How to winterize log home chimneys

November 20, 2017 |

One of the joys of owning a log home or log cabin getaway is gathering around a toasty fire in the living room as you play games, visit with friends and family, or just enjoy your favorite beverage on a … 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

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

How to find water leaks in your log home

August 16, 2017 |

The last two seasons here in California were unusually wet, and here at Prolog Restorations we’ve been busy helping log home owners throughout the state find log home leaks and fix water damage that occurred. Now that we’re enjoying summer … Read More

Log home inspection checklist for buying older log homes

August 2, 2017 |

If you’ve decided to act on your dream of owning a log home, and want to buy a classic home that’s been around a while, it’s important to look beyond the dream and beneath the surface to know if it’s … Read More

How to Choose the Right Company to Work on Your Log Home

June 20, 2017 |

Choosing the right log home company to help build or maintain your log home may be one of the most important decisions you make for the beauty and longevity of your log home. Choosing someone without the right qualifications and … Read More

When to repair or replace your log home roof

March 17, 2017 |

No matter how much love and care you put into your log home, it’s inevitable that at some point it will need repairs or even replacement to keep your home safe and secure. The decision of repair vs. replace often … 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 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