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Andersen Verilock Windows and Doors

By | 2017-05-26T11:58:17+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Categories: Design, General Home Care, Log Home Learning|Tags: , , |0 Comments

VeriLock™ System by Andersen Windows and Doors Custom Timber Log Homes offers the Andersen and Eagle brands of window and doors to our customers.  One of the most overlooked areas of a home is often the windows and doors.  These are sometimes left as a last minute choice, or change to a different manufacturer, but [...]

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12 Tips for Energy Savings

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:51+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Categories: General Home Care, Log Home Learning|Tags: , |0 Comments

As the temperatures outside drop, our energy bills often rise.  This doesn’t have to be the case.  There are some simple ways you can keep your log home warm this winter without breaking the bank.  Here are twelve tips to help you be both comfortable and energy efficient.  Some you probably have heard before, but [...]

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Energy Efficiency in Log Homes

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:52+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Categories: General Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Log homes have been around for a very long time, which is a testimony to their durability. When properly built, they have staying power that is second to none in terms of construction. What’s more, modern technologies are enhancing the existing exceptional qualities of log homes and making them even more appealing in terms of [...]

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Spring Maintenance Tips

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:52+00:00 March 24th, 2014|Categories: General Home Care|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Warmer weather is finally arriving!  Spring is a beautiful time of year.  The flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and everything feels fresh and clean.  Spring is also a great time to check around your log home to see how it fared during those seemingly never-ending winter months. Let's get started with some Spring maintenance [...]

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Fall Maintenance Tips

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:53+00:00 March 11th, 2014|Categories: General Home Care, Log Home Construction|0 Comments

The mornings are crisper; a breeze rustles through the trees.  Fall is upon us once again.  As our thoughts turn to cooler weather, it is also time to think about Fall maintenance tips for your log home.  Conducting a quick “check-up” of your roof and logs each Fall will give you the piece-of-mind of knowing [...]

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Log Home Maintenance

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:53+00:00 March 11th, 2014|Categories: Builders Corner Blog, General Home Care|Tags: |0 Comments

Maintenance is required to protect your investment from the elements.  Every material on Earth will eventually break down.  Even the ones we think of as being here 'forever,' such as granite and glass, still have a limit and will break down due to the sun's radiation over time.  To help protect your investment, you can [...]

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Wood Post to Concrete Connections

By | 2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Categories: Builders Corner Blog, Design, Secondary Top Level Menu, General Home Care, Log Home Learning, Training Materials|2 Comments

We often get questions about using mixed materials on our homes. This has been a staple of the log and timber home industry for many years, and while some companies have this technique down to a science, others struggle. It seems like a simple enough question. Can I use log and timber together with stone [...]