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The Log Home Restoration Blog

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

Chinking log homes – An important part of maintenance

Chinking log homes – An important part of maintenance The chinking and caulking in log homes should not be overlooked....

July 26, 2011

Log Home Maintenance – Proper uses for different types of Borates

Log Home Maintenance – Proper uses for different types of Borates Log home maintenance often includes the use of borates...

July 22, 2011

Log home cob blasting: It’s important to pick the right blasting media for the job

Log home cob blasting: It’s important to pick the right blasting media for the job Log home cob blasting is...

July 19, 2011

Log home refinishing: How to choose a stain – oil based vs. next generation latex stains

Log home refinishing: How to choose a stain – oil based vs. next generation latex stains Log home refinishing has...

July 7, 2011

Log Home Maintenance: What to do about logs that continue to seep out sap or pitch

Log Home Maintenance: What to do about logs that continue to seep out sap or pitch Log home maintenance has...

July 2, 2011

Log Cabin Repair – Leaking around windows – what’s the solution?

Log Cabin Repair – Leaking around windows – what’s the solution? We regularly get inquiries about problems people have with...

May 6, 2011

Log Home Maintenance – Borate treatment

Log Home Maintenance – Borate treatment The Advantages of Treating with Boratesby Matt EdmundsEdmunds & Company Log Home Restorations, LLC Boron-based...

April 13, 2011

Log Home Maintenance – Leaky roofs can lead to expensive repairs

Log Home Maintenance – Leaky roofs can lead to expensive repairs Log homes: Important to keep your roof from leaking...

September 9, 2010

Log rot – Replace log or cover it with siding?

Log rot – Replace log or cover it with siding? Here’s a question we receive periodically: “My log home has...

September 3, 2010

Log homes – cleaning the exterior logs is a good thing.

Log homes – cleaning the exterior logs is a good thing. Log homes have so many features that make them...

August 6, 2010

Log homes can have problems with wood boring insects

Log homes can have problems with wood boring insects We have been getting lots of calls from people who are...

June 4, 2010

“Film-forming finishes” are not a good choice for log homes

“Film-forming finishes” are not a good choice for log homes Repair and restoration of log homes – In our 40...

May 6, 2010