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May 2015 Blog Posts (7)

Going Green: How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient this Summer

Reduce Energy Consumption



In the summer, many homeowners experience a huge increase in a home’s energy bills. There are several reasons for this, including global warming and families staying home more. In many geographic locations, children are out of school for summer vacation, requiring a cool climate controlled environment in a home.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 26, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

6 Tips to Maintain Your Landscape and Garden

Having a garden is not less than having a sanctuary. It is a place that if all the natural elements are brought through a clever and harmonious design, can effectively help a person to gain peace of mind and sound health.

Even though maintaining a garden landscape is not very difficult process, it has its own requirements that demands great amount of practical approach…

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Added by Morna Collins on May 21, 2015 at 12:56am — No Comments

Resealing my log home

l wa s told that you need to reseal a log home every 2 or 3 yrs. l have owned my home 2 yrs now, so how do l know if l need to reseal it? Bascally l have about 100 questions, where do l start researching it. Do l need to strip the house? What do l seal it with? thxs all

Added by Kevin Witt on May 19, 2015 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Eloghomes... dream or nightmare?

Eloghomes is building our home. The contractors they send out have been ridiculous to say the least. We were told 6-8 weeks after delivery of logs and our shell would be finished. Here it is almost a year later, and we still have work that needs to be done on the shell.Anybody else dealt with them?

Added by Christina Odom Smith on May 19, 2015 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Treat Your Logs First To Make Them Last.

Treat Your Logs First To Make Them Last.



You've just spent a long time leafing through planning books, selecting the logs, choosing the perfect lot--waiting for your dream home to be built. Why put all that at risk? Rot, weather, insects, fungi all pose a serious threat to your logs. Protect your investment--treat your logs first to make them last.





Applying A Borate To A Log Home.



Questions and Answer to apply a borate to a log…

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Added by Kelly on May 18, 2015 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Central Mass Log Home Maintenance Contractors?

Looking for contractor recommendations to wash/stain/seal my log home.  Bought in Aug 2014 and unsure of last maintenance.  Appreciate any recommendations or advice!  Thank you in advance.

Added by Jay Boucher on May 14, 2015 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. 

There were many places were the mold had really set in. 

The soffit areas of the log home were also covered in mildew. …

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Added by Guild Log and Timber on May 6, 2015 at 1:26am — No Comments

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