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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

Log Homes: The Ultimate in Green Living

November 21, 2016 |

More and more you see people talking about choosing log homes for a more “green” and environmentally conscious home. This may seem like a modern trend, but if you look at the history of log homes you’ll see that they … 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 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

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