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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

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

Log Home Life in Placerville, California

July 10, 2017 |

Although the gold rush is long over, there is still a lot that draws people to visit the Motherlode countryside, including one of the cities we really love for both the people and the log cabin life, of course: Placerville, … Read More

Log Cabin Life in Kirkwood, California

January 24, 2017 |

Kirkwood, California is a year-round mountain destination located south of Lake Tahoe in California in the Eldorado National Forest and is accessible by State Route 88. Kirkwood’s main attraction is the Kirkwood Mountain Resort. Called the ‘Wood by locals, the … 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

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January 25, 2016 |

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How to design a low maintenance log home

May 21, 2015 |

No matter if you are building a new log home from scratch or already enjoy the cabin of your dreams, you’ll hear lots of talk about the importance of maintenance for ensuring your home stands the test of time. The … Read More

How to fix water leaks in your log home

December 17, 2014 |

If you have a log home in California, at some point you may have to deal with a problem that can be common to a handful of log structures – water leaks. Usually the log homes that are affected … Read More