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

Log Home Repair – Twin Cities and Northwest Wisconsin

Log Home Repair – Twin Cities and Northwest Wisconsin We thought you might be interested in seeing an in-depth look...

June 25, 2014

Prevent Rot: Flash Decks Attached to Log Walls

Prevent Rot: Flash Decks Attached to Log Walls Rot on log homes can be prevented if decks are properly flashed...

June 9, 2014

Log Homes that Are Painted Instead of Stained

Log Homes that Are Painted Instead of Stained Logs that have paint on them instead of stain often cause log...

May 28, 2014

What Can You Do About Mold on Log Homes?

What Can You Do About Mold on Log Homes? Mold on logs is not only unsightly – it can be...

May 13, 2014

Log Home Caulking: Why Does It Crack and Fail (Part 2)?

Log Home Caulking: Why Does It Crack and Fail (Part 2)? The problem of failing caulk on log homes/cabins was...

May 2, 2014

Inspect Log Home/Cabin: Pre-purchase Inspection

Inspect Log Home/Cabin: Pre-purchase Inspection It’s that time of year when folks start looking forward to spring and that perfect...

April 1, 2014

Log home maintenance – Peeling finish on log homes – let us count the causes…

Log home maintenance – Peeling finish on log homes – let us count the causes… Log home maintenance includes making...

September 18, 2013

Log Home Maintenance – Caulking cracks/checks in logs

Log Home Maintenance – Caulking cracks/checks in logs Log home maintenance tasks are typically done in the summer. Here at...

August 8, 2013

Log Home Maintenance – Cleaning logs, removing dirt is a good thing

Log Home Maintenance – Cleaning logs, removing dirt is a good thing Log home maintenance can prevent log home repairs....

July 31, 2013

Log home maintenance – The insight on insects

Log home maintenance – The insight on insects Log home maintenance is a natural part of owning a log home....

June 19, 2013

Problems with Log Homes – Woodpeckers can be a nuisance!

Problems with Log Homes – Woodpeckers can be a nuisance! There are a variety of problems associated with any type...

May 1, 2013

Log home chinking – Saying good bye to your log home for the season? Tips to keep those unwanted “guests” OUT!

Log home chinking – Saying good bye to your log home for the season? Tips to keep those unwanted “guests”...

September 26, 2012