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Log Home Maintenance

No matter what materials it’s made from, every house requires maintenance — log homes simply require a slightly different approach. Consider Log Home Living your all-inclusive guide to everything you need to know about log home maintenance.

Thinking About Chinking?
If you’re looking to infuse a bit of traditional country flair into your new log home, adding chinking — those contrasting bands of white(ish) material — may seal the deal.
Forever Young: Maintaining Your Home
Log home restoration can right a lot of wrongs, but prudent planning pays off in the long run.
Keep an Eye Out for These 6 Common Garden Pests
Identifying the problem is the first step in finding a healthy way to reduce — or even eliminate — the damage caused by insects...
Prepping Your Water Heater and Plumbing for Winter
The holiday season is for visiting loved ones, eating delicious food and snuggling up by the fire in your log home. Emergency p...
The Unexpected Way to Save Money: Your Windows
As you work on winter maintenance for your log or timber home, be sure to include an evaluation of all the windows in your home.
T.L.C. Tips for Your Log or Timber Home
Here are the maintenance basics to make sure your home is in tip-top shape for years to come.
Trends For Staining With Style
Stains and sealants can transform the look and feel of your home. Get the inside scoop on the hottest color trends — plus, tips...
Preparing Your Log Home For Hurricane Season
While warm weather means summer adventures, it also means the start of hurricane season. If you live close to the coastline, it...
3 Design Ideas That Make Log Home Upkeep as Easy as Can Be
Three sound design strategies that can make log home upkeep oh-so easy.
Security Considerations for Off-Grid and Remote Homes
Rural log cabins and off-grid homes face different security challenges than their conventional counterparts. Here’s how to keep...
Dealing with Deer in Your Yard
Dealing with Deer and Other Critters
They’re wonderful to watch, but if you’re not careful, they can be tough on your turf.
Stain Guide for Log Homes
The Magnificent 7: Stain Guide
The finish you select for your logs or timbers matters. Use this overview to navigate your options.
Benefits of Using a High-Quality Finish on a Log Home
Win a 2021 Issue of the Log Home Buyers Guide
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is giving you the chance to win a 2021 issue of the Log Home Buyers Guide.
Win a 2021 October/November Issue of Log & Timber Home Living
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is giving you the chance to win a 2021 October/November Issue of Log and...
The Log Home Authority
Join this on-demand webinar presented by Perma-Chink Systems.
The Secrets to Growing Strong Trees
Put a little effort into tree care today, and it will pay off for decades to come.
How to Generate Cleaner Indoor Air
5 Tips to Generate Cleaner Indoor Air
Use these tips and tricks to keep your indoor air clean and breathe a little easier.

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