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What Kind of Wood is Used for a Log Home?

When you are building a new house or repairing the old one, the quality of wood that you use for construction is critical. Woodwork is expensive, and one does not want to be stuck in repairing it just after a couple of years. Here are some of the best kinds of wood you can use […]

Choosing the Best Appliances for Your Log Cabin

One of the best things about owning a home or designing and building a new home is having the freedom to design everything the way you want to fit your idea of a perfect home. Appliances have been significant hindrances in design because they have a narrow range of sizes and form. Remember rooms like […]

How Much Will My New Log Home Settle?

The resulting settlement and shrinkage of logs in a newly built log home are not problems but some of the characteristics of working with timber or lumber. However, the log shrinkage and log settlement are the most vital detail concerning construction. Log home lumber shrinkage and settlement only become a problem when homeowners and builder […]

What Kind of Logs for Your Log Home?

If you want to start buying logs for your log home, then you have to identify the best, cost-efficient options for doing such a thing. With that in mind, you will note that some types of logs are better than others. The idea is to opt for logs that are cost-efficient, strong and easy to […]

Log Cabins Worthy of Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends gather together to share good food and to spend some quality time together.  Those Norman Rockwell visions include a warm, cozy house with a large living room and a fireplace amongst a cluster of tall trees.  Make that home a log cabin in the woods and the […]

Fall Maintenance Tips for Log Cabins

Do you have a log cabin? If so, chances are your log cabin is one of your most cherished possessions. It is a great place to vacation or live. But just like any other home, you need to perform maintenance on it. With these fall maintenance tips, your log cabin can be kept in tip-top […]

Maintaining Your Log Cabin With Preservatives

Your log cabin demands measures to keep many serious issues at bay and ensure its longevity. Let’s take a look at some of the most efficient preservative methods you can adopt to assure a longer lifespan for your log cabin. Shell-Guard: Borate-Glycol Wood Preservative This particular product keeps various types of insects away and prevents […]

Log Cabin Maintenance

Karl Young, based in Springfield Ohio, has been a general contractor for over ten years. He also works in restoration, from log cabins to deck construction.  To tackle the subject of log cabins, especially in the maintenance sector, we knew exactly the person to ask. Taking care of the exterior of your house/holiday home can […]

Keep Your Log Cabin Cool with Air Conditioning

Having a log cabin is a contemporary approach nowadays. They are useful, look beautiful and are versatile. However, maintaining the right kind of temperature within a log cabin particularly during different seasons can be a challenging task for many people. If the log house has a lower roof than the standard height and has a […]

Importance of Log Cabin Maintenance

Although it is not difficult to maintain a log cabin, some are not in an attractive condition due to lack of regular maintenance. In fact, many log cabin owners fail to maintain their log homes properly and eventually they become useless. A surprising number of log cabins just become useless and need a severe restoration […]