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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.

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Win a 2019 Issue of Cozy Cabins & Cottages
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is giving you the chance to win a 2019 issue of Cozy Cabins & Cottages.
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Win a 2020 Log & Timber Home Planner
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is giving you the chance to win a 2020 issue of the Log & Timber Home Pl...
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The Log Home Authority
Join this on-demand webinar presented by Perma-Chink Systems.
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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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5 Tips to Keep Your Log Home Warm This Winter
Follow these pointers for a log cabin that's nice and cozy this winter.
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Time-Tested Ways to Seal and Protect Your Log Home
Five options to keep your log home looking–and functioning–its best.
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Simple Steps to Keep Your Log Home in Tip-Top Shape
Follow these nine smart steps to make short work of your log home’s upkeep:
Log Home Deck DIY Cleanser Ideas
DIY Deck Cleansers for Your Log Home
After a summer of wear-and-tear, it's in your deck's best interest to give it a good cleaning before colder months arrive. Here...
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How to Avoid the Most Common DIY Home Injuries
Thinking of tackling a home improvement project on your own? Be sure to take the appropriate precautions to make sure you don't...
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Outdoor Design to Protect Your Home in Natural Disasters
You can’t prevent extreme weather and natural threats, but with strategic design, you can protect your log home from them.
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How to Choose a Stain for Your Log Home
Plus, a helpful guide to the many popular shades of stain.
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Why We Love This Environmentally-Friendly Log Home Stain
When shopping for log home stain, most buyers are looking for two things: They want it to go on easily and evenly, and they wan...
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Log Home Stain Removal: What You Need to Know
A good stain overhaul starts with having no stain at all. Here’s what you need to know about stripping your log walls.
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Reader Spotlight: A Log Home Restoration in Vermont
This lucky log home enthusiast stumbled upon an old-school cabin on five acres with a pond. All it was missing? A little TLC.
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These Log Homes Were Restored to Tip-Top Shape
Each of these older log homes got a new lease on life thanks to owners who’d rather improve on the past than start anew.