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Log Home Media Blasting

Sandblasting a Log Home

If you live in Montana and have to maintain a log (or wood) home, you will want to know about Flathead Dustless Blasting, they specialize in surface preparation for log homes. Although their name features “dustless” blasting, they also use other media depending on the surface to be cleaned. This video […]

Log Home DIY Maintenance

Wood rot… the ever-present foe of the log home owner. It can be a hidden pocket that forms in a log, an area where water runoff isn’t properly diverted, or it can be right in front of your nose.

This first image is a close-up of one of the stair treads leading up to our […]

How do you get your log home fix?

The Internet is such a wonderful invention… think about it for just a moment. The collective knowledge of the human race is freely accessible from your computer – even your smart phone. Wow!

That’s a powerful concept, but it creates an intimidating dilemma. How do you sift through trillions and mega-trillions of bits of information […]

Log Homes & High-Tech Communications

When you think about the log home industry in general, or if you are contemplating buying or building a log or timber frame home, the notion of hi-tech is probably not foremost in your mind. A log home is more commonly associated with a laid back approach to modern living; an escape or a refuge […]

What do you know about log & timber screws?

Readers of this blog know that I’m a DIY type of guy. I LOVE tools and working with them and I’m always intrigued to learn something new about a specialty tool, fasteners or anything that is part of a building process.

Anyway, I bumped into Will Leverett the other day, he’s the owner of […]