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Archive of posts filed under the Maintenance & Protection category.

Designing to Fit Your Location

In past articles we’ve talked about visualizing the way your future log or timber frame will look when it is completed, but what do you see when you picture the surrounding land? Do you envision your home tucked away at the base of a rugged mountain range? Or perhaps your ideal wood house is seen [...]

Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2011

Another year has come and gone at PrecisionCraft and for the log homes blog that means another year of articles written to inform, excite and inspire you and your log home project. With weekly posts ranging in topics from building tips to floor plans, we have collected a list of this year’s most popular articles [...]

Design for Today, Protect for Tomorrow

When you first think of building a log or timber home, maintenance might not be something you think of until later on. You want it to stand the test of time, so knowing that there are choices to be made now, aside from what stain to use, can help to protect your home for later. [...]

Fire Prevention Landscaping

Is a log home more susceptible to fire damage than a conventionally framed house? Seeing the exposed logs might lead some to make that quick assumption and statistics have even tried to prove that more log homes perish in fires than stick built homes. It may not surprise you to know that the most influential [...]