What to Do With Leftover Stain: 4 Creative Crafts

Posted on Log Home Stains | Weatherall Company, Inc.
If you have leftover stain from your last home-improvement project — and a bit of a creative spark — this extra material hardly has to go to waste. Below are four fun crafts you can do with your leftover stain to give old furniture a facelift, bring out your artistic inclinations, or gather the f...
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Chink in Half the Time (Without Losing Quality)

Posted on | Log Home Chinking | Weatherall Company, Inc.
Almost every log home is built with chinking. Even “chinkless” log homes (such as “Scandinavian Chinkless” homes) usually have some form of chinking. Unless you own a rare traditional chinkless no...
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4 Home Improvement Projects Worth Your Money

Posted on | Log Homes | Weatherall Company, Inc.
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3 Kinds of Log Rot and How to Treat It

Posted on | Log Homes | Weatherall Company, Inc.
Wood contracts and expands regularly as humidity levels and temperature fluctuate. As the wood morphs, it cracks and creates slots for water to accumulate. These pockets of enduring moisture lead ...
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The 5 Ways Log Homes Stand Up To Hurricanes, Tornadoes, And The Tests Of Time

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
Just hearing the words “log home” might take you back to pioneer days – picturing wood stoves, root cellars, housewives cooking while their husbands are out hunting dinner – but today’s log homes a...
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7 Ways You Can Build Your Dream Log Home - Without Breaking The Bank

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
Building a log home is a great investment – log homes are durable, hard-wearing, and can often be less expensive than a comparable traditionally built “Stick Home” – log home building materials are...
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Things to Keep in Mind During Log Home Restoration

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
Restoring a log home to great condition can be a lot of back breaking work, but it’s well worth it. All kinds of damage can be repaired, as well as prevented for the future. From carpenter bees to ...
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Winter’s Coming! Here’s What to Do With Wood Stain and Sealants

Posted on | Log Home Stains | Coleman Kelleghan
Winters can be cold and often snowy. This can be a problem for storing your wood stains and sealants. Although some of these products may be labeled as “freeze-thaw stable,” it’s generally better t...
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Tips for Building Your Perfect Log Home

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
There’s nothing quite like living in a remote cabin in the Colorado wilderness. Up in the mountains, buildings constructed from logs evoke our deep pioneer history, calling back to a simpler time i...
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How to Keep Your Firewood Dry in the Winter

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
If you’re enjoying life in a mountain cabin in climate with cold, snowy winters, there’s nothing like a roaring fire on a frigid night. Whether you depend on a fireplace and a wood-burning stove fo...
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What's a Hybrid Log Home?

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
For many who dream of owning a log home, a traditional stacked-log home may be too expensive. Fortunately, there are other options. Depending on your builder, you can also choose from post-and-beam...
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How Subpar Caulking & Chinking Affects Your Log Home

Posted on | Log Home Caulking | Coleman Kelleghan
Log homes require a lot of special attention and maintenance to keep them in good condition. The amount of work to be done, especially in the beginning, can make cutting corners seem like an attrac...
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