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 water damage, here’s what you should know about log home restoration, maintenance, and damage preven...
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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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Color Stain vs. Clear Finish: Which Should You Choose?

Posted on | Log Home Stains | Coleman Kelleghan
When you're refinishing your log home, you'll have to make an important decision. Will you apply a clear finish or a color stain? Find out how clear finishes and color stains measure up, learn the ...
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5 Essential Tools for Restoring a Log Home

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
Restoring a log home is a rewarding project, but it's also one that requires attention to detail and a complete set of tools and supplies. Before you get started, be sure that you have these five e...
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How to Care for Interior Log Walls

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
Properly maintaining your log cabin wall will make your home a beautiful, relaxing place where you want to spend your time. Unfortunately, a lot of people don't know how to care for interior log wa...
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Got Mice? It Could Be Your Chinking

Posted on | Log Home Chinking | Coleman Kelleghan
Any home can develop a mouse problem. It doesn't mean you don't keep a clean house. It does, however, mean that you probably need to reinforce the chinking in your log home. Spotting Signs That Mic...
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Top 7 Ways to Protect Your Log Home from Pests

Posted on | Log Homes | Coleman Kelleghan
Log cabins are celebrated for their natural appearance and the rustic environment they create. Unfortunately, a wide variety of insects also appreciate this type of home, especially if it hasn't be...
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Wooster - The Best Stain Brush on the Market

Posted on | Log Home Stains | Coleman Kelleghan
When you want your deck or your cabin to look as though it's been stained by a professional, just any old brush won't do. Instead, you need the best stain brush that's available. Get to know the Wo...
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