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Log Home Maintenance | Regular Home Maintenance Pays Off!

Question: How many times have you said, “I should really get this project done around the house” and then put…

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Protect Your Wood Walls from the “Picture Frame” Effect

Have you ever tried to run a cloth or duster over wood with no clear coat on it? It’s horrible!…

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Log Railing Maintenance | How to Prevent Rot

Outdoor hand rails and spindles, especially those not protected by overhangs, require specialized and more frequent care because of their…

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Tim-bor® Log Home Preservative: Inexpensive Insurance Policy

Applying some type of wood preservative to your log home is like taking out an inexpensive insurance policy on it….

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Different Methods of Historic Preservation

Mark Nelson of Nelson Restoration was recently working on a job up in Grand Teton National Park. Mark needed specific…

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Pros and Cons of Painting Log Homes Exterior

  Technical Report | The Role of Coating Breathability in Preventing Rot in Log and Timber Structures Overview It’s common…

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Mildew vs Algae | Mildew Prevention for Your Home

Mildew vs. Algae: Mildew growth on a log railing spindle…or is it algae? What is that black stuff growing on my house?…

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3 Reasons Why Logs Ain’t Wood | Log Timber

Every log has its own unique grain pattern, knots, and history. Chances are, you know and love each one of…

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Proper Interior Log Care and Maintenance

In this month’s “Here to help! ”, we’re peeking inside your log home (don’t worry, no need to clean up…

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Is It Better to Paint or Stain a Log Home? | Log Stain

Technical Report | The Role of Coating Breathability in Preventing Rot in Log and Timber Structures Overview It’s common knowledge…