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Monthly Archives: September 2021

Pine Floors and Rugs versus Carpets for a Log Home

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Advantages of Pine Floors and Rugs
Drawbacks of Carpets for Log Homes
Rooms That Benefit from Wood Flooring
How to Protect Your Pine Floors
Obtain the Highest Quality Pine Flooring Online
References and Resources

Tastes in log home floors vary with three trains of thought including traditional, modern, and a mix of […]

By |September 30th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Pine Floors and Rugs versus Carpets for a Log Home

Central Air or Window Air Conditioners for Your Log Cabin?

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Central Air for Hot and Humid Climates
Window ACs for Cabins Are Another Option
Fans for Less Warm Climates and Primitive Living
Cabin Living Without Air Conditioning or Fans
The Value of Log Siding and Adequate Insulation for Hot Weather
References and Resources

The hot weather begins and ends in different months […]

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How to Select a Wood-Burning Stove for Your Log Home

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Size Does Makes a Difference
Types of Wood-Burning Stoves
Installation of Stoves and Pipes
Best Wood Varieties to Burn
Care of Your Stove and Pipes
References and Resources

Selecting a wood-burning stove for your log siding home is a critical decision. Think of wood stoves as space heaters that are good for […]

By |September 29th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on How to Select a Wood-Burning Stove for Your Log Home

Log Siding or Pine Paneling for Your Cabin’s Interior Walls?

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Do You Have a Favorite Interior Décor in Mind for Your Log Cabin?
The Benefits of Interior Log Siding
The Benefits of Interior Pine Paneling
How Various Trims Fit Into the Décor Picture
Pine Flooring Works Well with Either Log Siding or Paneling
References and Resources

There are many ways and materials […]

By |September 27th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Log Siding or Pine Paneling for Your Cabin’s Interior Walls?

Are You Prepping Your Log Home’s Siding for Maximum Protection?

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Keep Your Wood Products Clean and Dry Upon Arrival
Apply High-Quality Protection
Monitor Any Changes in the Wood over Time
Keep the Finish Looking Fresh
Our Best Product Recommendations
Sikkens Cetol Stain Colors
References and Resources

Once your beautiful log home is finished, you must seal it against the elements to keep […]

By |September 27th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Are You Prepping Your Log Home’s Siding for Maximum Protection?

The Difference Between a Log Cabin and a Log Home

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Why Cedar May Be the Right Paneling for Your Log Home
Cedar Has Self-protective Qualities That Preserve Its Lifespan
Paneling Made from Cedar Is Both Beautiful and Rustic
This Variety of Wood Is a Versatile Building Material
Cedar Paneling Has Dimensionally Stability
Cedar Is a Porous and Light Wood with Good […]

By |September 25th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on The Difference Between a Log Cabin and a Log Home

Interior versus Exterior Log Cabin Decking

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What Decking Is: Is Pine the Best Material
Exterior Decking Must Be Waterproof or Water-resistant
Knotty Pine Makes the Best Interior Decking
How Knotty Pine Decking Is Installed
Where to Find High-quality Pine Decking
References and Resources

Many homes and cabins use interior decking and exterior decking but they’re not the same. […]

By |September 25th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Interior versus Exterior Log Cabin Decking

A Cost-effective Way to Build a Log Cabin

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Quarter Log Siding Is the Most Economical Profile for a Full Log Look
How Log Siding Is Installed and Finished
Create the Full Log Rustic Look with Interior Siding
Finish the Project with Log Trim and Corners
References and Resources

Are you still dreaming of that log cabin you’ve always wanted but […]

By |September 25th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on A Cost-effective Way to Build a Log Cabin

What We Can Learn About Log Cabins from Europe

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Origins of Log Cabins and Homes in Europe
Why the Colonists Adopted Log Cabins
Features Unique to European Cabins
These Features Became Popular in America
Use Log Siding for the Most Economical Cabin
References and Resources

Log cabins in all their styles and sizes are popular all over the world. Homeowners enjoy […]

By |September 22nd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on What We Can Learn About Log Cabins from Europe