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Archive of posts tagged maintenance

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 [...]

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. [...]

How Much Maintenance Will My Log Home Need?

The amount of maintenance your log home will need depends on several factors, such as your home’s location, design, and finish. PrecisionCraft’s in-house firm, M.T.N Design was asked to answer a few questions regarding exterior log home maintenance by Log Cabin Homes Magazine.  The interview, below, will answer many of your wood home maintenance questions. Log Cabin [...]

Interior Stain for Log Homes

Thanks to Sashco for sharing some interior finish expertise this month. Cinderella didn’t put up with cleaning drudgery forever. Neither should you.  Apply a finish to your interior log and wood walls and you’ll be sitting pretty. Why finish interior walls?  Interior log and wood walls set the tone in a log home.  Applying a quality finish will [...]

Log Home Maintenance, Cleaning and Inspections

Guest Author: Perma-Chink Systems Taking care of log homes is a bit like caring for your car. You would never consider driving your car for years without changing the oil or ever washing it. Your home too needs an occasional wash, inspection and maintenance. It is easier and better to inspect a clean home than [...]

What are the Best Ways to Protect My Wood Home?

We asked Sashco, one of the leading log and timber home stain producers, to share some key points about maintaining your log or timber home. Design Since it is a combination of water and sun (UV rays) that does the most damage to finishing products, it is wise to incorporate long eave overhangs, and, when [...]