Category Archives: Restoration

Guides on restoring log homes and cabins.

What is Backer Rod? | Complete Guide

Chinking is very important for your log home’s protection. Chinking keeps logs sealed from moisture, weather, and pests. Backer Rod is an essential key to making sure that your chinking stays sealed and lasts. What is Backer Rod & how does it work? Backer Rod is a type of foam that is placed before chinking. […]

How To Make Homemade Chinking | Guide

If you have an older log home or a cabin that you have built yourself, you might be the type of DIYer that needs to go all the way. Chinking was traditionally made out of what was available. In most cases this used to be clay as clay is pretty abundant. Today there is synthetic […]

How to repair chinking | Complete Guide

Chinking is an essential part of your log home. However if chinking becomes damages, outdated, or is installed improperly it can fail. Failing chinking can lead to rot and other big problems. Check How to prevent rot. In this guide we will tell you what to look for and how to fix the common problems […]

How To Chink Your Log Home | Complete Guide

Chinking is an very important part of your log home. Chinking is what seals the spaces between the logs and prevents moisture and air from sneaking in. In this guide we will give you all of the steps and tips on how to install chinking in your log home. What exactly is chinking for a […]

The most common problems with log homes and how to prevent them.

Log homes are an excellent investment, but that is not without their own problem. Log homes can last a generations, but that is only if they are well taken care of. Here is our complete guide to common log home problems and how to prevent them from ruining your log home. Top Log Home problems […]

How To Treat Your Log Home Exterior | Ultimate Guide

Log homes exude rustic charm and timeless appeal, but to keep them looking their best, proper exterior treatment is essential. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the steps and techniques to ensure your log home remains a picturesque haven for years to come. When to stain your log home. You should stain your log home […]

Log Home Mobile Homes | The Affordable Option

With rising housing prices and tiny homes becoming more and more popular… mobile homes are no longer viewed in negative light. Mobile homes have a lot of great properties. They are great starter homes and they make excellent camps. Did you know that there are log mobile home companies? How about that you can take […]

How to prevent rot in a log home.

how to replace a log home. Log Rot

Log rot can be an expensive and difficult problem to fix. The longer rot goes untreated, the more damage it can cause. Like most things in life, the best fix is prevention. In this article we will break down what causes rot in a log home and ways to prevent it from happening. Also how […]

Checks vs Rot in a log home.

Seeing large cracks in your log home might lead you to worry. But how do you know if they are damage or just checks? Here is how to tell the difference between checks and rot in a log home. What are checks? Checking or checks in a log home are cracks that appear as the […]

Can A Log Home Be Moved?

how to move a log cabin

If you are thinking about moving your cabin or log home, you are not alone. Many people weigh the option of moving their cabins each year. Many things will affect how successful the move will be and if it is cost affective to move your log home. The simple answer to: Can A Log Home […]