Top Tips for Spring Log Home Maintenance

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Owning a log home is akin to owning a slice of history, replete with its unique set of maintenance necessities. Regular inspections are vital to identify potential issues like rot, pests, settling, and moisture problems. To protect your log home from moisture damage, maintaining proper soil drainage, seals, and rain gutters is necessary. Strategic planting of flora can also serve as an efficient moisture shield.

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Wood Rot Repair

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As anyone who owns a log home or log cabin can attest, wood rot is a common issue that plagues many log homes and cabins. Over time, exposure to moisture and humidity can cause wood to deteriorate, leading to rot and structural damage. If left unchecked, wood rot can compromise the integrity of your home and result in costly repairs. That’s why it is important to address wood rot as soon as you discover it.

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6 Steps for Spring Log Home Revitalization

As the chill of winter fades away and the promise of spring fills the air, it’s time to give your beloved log cabin or log home the attention it deserves. Here at River to River Log Homes, we’re all about preserving the beauty and charm of your rustic retreat. If you follow these tips, you can ensure your log home remains a cozy haven for years to come.

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How to Modernize a Log Cabin or Log Home

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There is something special about the rustic charm and cozy atmosphere of a log home. It captures the hearts of homeowners. But as much as we love the classic look of log homes, we also recognize the importance of modernizing these houses to meet the needs and preferences of today’s discerning homeowners. The good news is that you can update your log home without losing its charm. You just need the help of a professional to point you in the right direction. Here are some tips on how to modernize a log home or cabin while preserving its rustic allure:

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Sanding Logs

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When it comes to log home and log cabin maintenance, one of the critical steps in the restoration process is sanding. At River to River Log Homes, we specialize in restoring the natural beauty of log structures. In this blog post, we dive into the importance of sanding to smooth logs and log ends or remove finishes.

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Log Home Maintenance Tips

Maintaining a log cabin or log home is a labor of love, and it comes with its fair share of challenges. At River to River Log Homes, with locations in Boise and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Bend, Oregon; and Reno, Nevada, we have seen and tackled various log cabin maintenance issues over the years. In this blog post, we discuss some common log cabin maintenance problems and share effective solutions.

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Discovering the Beauty of Coeur d’Alene (CDA), Idaho

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Nestled in the heart of the scenic Pacific Northwest lies Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a place of natural beauty, serene landscapes, and a deep appreciation for log homes. It is here that “How to For Log Homes” is based. We specialize in helping people repair and restoration of log homes and cabins. Join us as we delve into the allure of Coeur d’Alene (also known as CDA) and the passion that we share for preserving log homes in this enchanting region.

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All About Boise, Idaho: Log Homes

As a log home construction and remodeling/restoration company with a deep-rooted presence in the region, we’ve had the privilege of working with many homeowners who cherish the unique charm of log homes. In this blog post, we dive into the types of homes that are popular in this area and share some tidbits about the gem that is Boise, Idaho.

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