Log Home Maintenance

You’ve got a log home–but now you need to know how to maintain it. Browse this helpful selection of articles about regular maintenance and upkeep.

Protection for a Lifetime

Protect your log home forever from its outdoor enemies - moisture, sunlight and insects.

Fall Maintenance

Check for signs of damage to your wood home's exterior before the cold weather begins to set in.

How to Protect Your Log Walls

Your goal is to protect your log walls from moisture infiltration, air infiltration and heat loss. Here are some things […]

Easy Ways To Prepare Your Log Home For The Winter

Three steps to prepare your home for the long winter ahead.
By Jim Cooper

Fall is the best time for some of […]

How to Manage Wood Shrinkage in Log Homes

Learn more about wood shrinkage and how to handle the resulting settlement instead of trying to avoid it altogether.

Wood shrinkage […]

Log Home Fix-Its: DIY or Hire A Pro?

All homes suffer damage of one kind or another–but when it happens, do you DIY or hire a pro? Some […]

Old Log Home Restoration Tips

11 quick and simple questions if you’re considering a log home restoration.

Log home restoration can be tricky. To bring it […]

Inspection Checklist For Buying a Used Log Home

Four problems to watch out for when buying a used log home.

Create A Log Home Construction Schedule

A realistic construction schedule can keep your log-home project on track.

The Elements of a Neglected Log Home Restoration

Learn about the four basic elements of log home restoration to transform your bad-looking log structure. Take your log home […]