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The Log Home Restoration Blog

Browse below for articles with information and tips on maintaining your log home.

Log Cabin Repair – Protecting Log Posts

Log Cabin Repair – Protecting Log Posts Log cabin repair projects often include replacing the posts that support the decks...

May 11, 2016

Log Home Maintenance-Gutters Prevent Rot

Log Home Maintenance-Gutters Prevent Rot When you’re considering log home maintenance, think “gutters prevent rot.” Cleaning gutters can help protect your...

April 15, 2016

Log Home Refinishing – Back Brushing Stain

Log Home Refinishing – Back Brushing Stain Log home refinishing is part of the routine maintenance necessary to keep your...

March 14, 2016

Leaking in Log Homes During Driving Rain

Leaking in Log Homes During Driving Rain Sometimes log homes develop leaks which become evident during a driving rain. It...

October 13, 2015

Log Home Problem – Rot on Bottom of Posts

Log Home Problem – Rot on Bottom of Posts Log homes often have decks that are supported by log posts....

July 16, 2015

Why Is Log Home Chinking Important

Why Is Log Home Chinking Important Log home chinking is the material used to fill the space between the logs....

May 29, 2015

Log Home Maintenance – Caulking Repair

Log Home Maintenance – Caulking Repair Interior caulking on log homes – We got a call this morning with a...

April 14, 2015

Log Homes and Problems with Linseed Oil Finish

Log Homes and Problems with Linseed Oil Finish Log homes can experience problems with a linseed oil finish. Keeping a...

March 26, 2015

Log Homes and Stone Chimneys or Foundations

Log Homes and Stone Chimneys or Foundations Log homes or cabins are often built to include stone chimneys. Since the...

March 19, 2015

Log Homes and the Importance of Adequate Roof Overhangs

Log Homes and the Importance of Adequate Roof Overhangs Today I’d like to talk about log homes and the importance...

February 20, 2015

Log Home Tips: Attaching Decks to Logs

Log Home Tips: Attaching Decks to Logs Although we are a long way from the “dog days” of summer –...

January 9, 2015

Log Homes and Problems with Yellow Jackets

Log Homes and Problems with Yellow Jackets Log home owners beware: this has been a particularly bad year for yellow...

September 10, 2014