Buying a log home? Some things to consider... by
Matthew Edmunds (owner of Edmunds & Company Log Home Restorations, LLC)
Log Railings -- They sure look good but there is a down side, by Matthew Edmunds
Why Do Log Homes Rot and How Can You Prevent It, by Matthew Edmunds
Preservation & Maintenance of Log Structures
Prepared by the Technical Committee of the Log Homes Council, Building Systems Councils, and the NAHB, this 14-page document is a must if you are contemplating designing, building, and living in a log structure. It compiles features and methods that will ensure the permanent quality of the log structure.
File download : Preservation Maintenance of Log Structures 10-15-03.PDF
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We have work in conjunction with Ryan and his crews over the years to replace rotted log railings on many homes. They are a trusted partner in the log home business.
Burnell's Decor offers a complete line of products for finishing your log home or cabin. From top-of- the-line paints and stains to finishes unobtainable elsewhere. Burnell's takes pride in providing only the best quality products. Established in 1976, Burnell's is located in Rice Lake, WI.
Log homes sometimes attract bats. We work with professional bat removal companies to "bat proof" log homes. One company we have worked with is Bats by Day. Bats by Day is a family owned and operated business. Owner, Jason Juoni and Operations Manager, Justin Juoni are here to help. They serve Northern Wisconsin.
There are currently over 500 links to builders, manufacturers and dealers of log homes and cabins web sites and over 200 to log furniture and rustic furniture sites. There are also great informative articles, plus hundreds of links to other relevant sites. You can find everything you will need to build and furnish your dream home.
A+Inspection Specialist is located in Rice Lake and serves all of Wisconsin and Eastern Minnesota. If you are considering purchasing a log home, your best bet is to get an A+ inspection as well as having Edmunds and Company provide you with a pre-purchase inspection for the logs themselves. Check out our log pre-purchase inspections and for everything else on the home-- contact Gary Roholdt at A+ Inspection Specialists: 715-790-0656 or email@example.com or www.aplusinspections.com
Peter Edmunds (former owner of Edmunds and Company) is your Expert Witness for legal issues related to log buildings. Peter has 28 years experience recognizing problems with log buildings, analysing the possible causes and creating solutions for these problems.