exterior maintenance for log homes

How-to guide for log home maintenance - Perma-Chink

Check for decaying wood within 12 inches of (or especially in contact with) ground. Wood piles at least 18 inches away from house. General patterns of fading of the finish. Look more carefully at areas that are most exposed to weather.

What Exterior Maintenance is Necessary for a Log Home

Sep 26 2018 What Exterior Maintenance is Necessary for a Log Home. Make sure to hose down the exterior once or twice a year to remove dirt. Otherwise …

Log Home Maintenance: How to Treat Log Exteriors Pick ...

These are the five main things you must do to maintain a log home exterior: Wash the House Annually — Keeping the vinyl siding clean on a traditional home …

Maintaining Your Cabin Exterior - Cabin Life: Cabins Log ...

Using a garden hose or a water bottle spray your exterior wood surfaces – wood decking cedar siding or log walls – in several places. If the water beads up you’re assured that your preservative is working. If dark wet patches appear on the wood the water is soaking in so it’s probably time for a fresh coat of preservative.

How Much Maintenance Will My Log Home Need? - Blog

Feb 14 2017 February 14 2017. 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 architectural design firm M.T.N Design answered a few questions posed by Log Cabin Homes magazine. The interview below regarding exterior log home maintenance provides …

Log Cabin Maintenance Costs: The Guide to Cabin ...

Aug 11 2016 Depending on who you choose to stain the exterior of your home the price could range anywhere from $30 per hour to $80 per hour for a specialist log cabin contractor. Depending on whether you prepare the logs or you pay someone to do this you can expect the job to take around 1-3 days.

Required Maintenance for Log Cabins [DIY] - Cabin Guides

General maintenance of your cabins surrounding area is also important. Any trees which may be growing too close to your home will have to be trimmed or even cut down completely. Any type of greenery that gets to close to your home should be removed to prevent moisture being absorbed into your cabin’s logs. Keep the interior of your cabin clean.

Log Home Maintenance 101

Maintenance 101. It’s true that log homes do require some regular maintenance but this task doesn’t have to be a big deal with a little planning and a good schedule. Read on for tips timelines and checklists for properly maintaining your log home. Use these tips and tricks to keep your indoor air clean and breathe a little easier. Five ...

10 Common Log Home Maintenance Myths

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