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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 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

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 Jackson, California

June 3, 2017 |

One of California’s original gold mining towns, the city of Jackson is located in the heart of California’s historic Mother Lode, 45 miles east of Sacramento and Stockton. Settlement of the region by American pioneers was stimulated by the discovery … Read More

How to Use Reclaimed Wood from Log Cabins

May 16, 2017 |

Because we perform a lot of restoration services for aging log homes, we are often presented with the exciting opportunity to find new ways to repurpose old wood left over from various projects. With more than 20 years of practice … Read More

Why now is the perfect time to invest in a log home

April 12, 2017 |

You’ve worked hard, saved your money, and dreamed of owning a log home for some time now. Good news! With the market continuing to climb, and real estate hailed by experts as solid financial investment options, now is the perfect … 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

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

7 Reasons for Spending the Holidays in a Log Cabin

December 2, 2016 |

Log homes offer the perfect setting for rustic holiday celebrations. While we can appreciate the hustle and bustle of the city this time of year, in our opinion nothing beats spending the holidays in a log cabin. We’ve compiled a … Read More