General Home Care

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November 4, 2014

12 Tips for Energy Savings

By |2019-03-05T15:33:32-04:00November 4th, 2014|General Home Care, Log Home Learning|

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 [...]

August 22, 2014

Energy Efficiency in Log Homes

By |2016-11-30T11:59:52-04:00August 22nd, 2014|General Home Care|

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 [...]

March 24, 2014

Spring Maintenance Tips

By |2019-03-14T11:52:00-04:00March 24th, 2014|General Home Care|

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 [...]

Fall Maintenance Tips

By |2016-11-30T11:59:53-04:00March 11th, 2014|General Home Care, Log Home Construction|

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 [...]

Log Home Maintenance

By |2016-11-30T11:59:53-04:00March 11th, 2014|Builders Corner Blog, General Home Care|

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 [...]

February 12, 2014

Wood Post to Concrete Connections

By |2019-03-11T13:57:17-04:00February 12th, 2014|Builders Corner Blog, Design, General Home Care, Log Home Learning, Secondary Top Level Menu, Training Materials|

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 [...]

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