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Summer Maintenance: Preventative Measures for Insect Problems

The grass is green, trees are loaded with leaves, and the flowers are blooming. It feels nice outside, but sometimes you need to cool down from the rising temperatures. Insects will love to take shelter from the heat, too. Seasoned, dry wood and wet, rotting wood are vulnerable to wood-eating or wood-damaging insects. How will you protect your log home from an infestation? Here are some key things to do.

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Winterizing Your Home: Fall Maintenance and Checklist

This quick guide (in PDF format) will help you find out if your home is ready for the winter winds. Handy checklist gives you a record of your annual visual assessment of your home's exterior.

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10 Myths of Log Home Maintenance

Whether you already own a log home or are considering buying or building one, it’s important to separate the facts from fiction when it comes to taking care of the home. Don’t believe everything you hear when people talk about log-home maintenance. Of course, there are some horror stories out there, but those usually leave out the part where a home owner didn’t keep up with some aspect of maintenance. Sometimes it’s not their fault. They don’t know what it takes to keep those gorgeous logs looking great.

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