Log Homeowner’s Nightmare

Nicholas SmithLog Homeowner EducationLeave a Comment

The fingers of a person with purple nail polish point at a degraded wooden log with obvious wear and damage.

Discover how Log Masters helped a log homeowner overcome a nightmare restoration project. Learn about the challenges faced by log homeowners and how expertise and experience help them restore their log home to its former glory.

Is Log Home Restoration EXPENSIVE

Chelsea BingamanLog Homeowner Education

Brown log cabin with a dark roof, surrounded by falling $100 bills.

Log home preservation experts with proper insurance and experience are in high demand. Inexperienced and uninsured local “log home preservationists” often exacerbate the problem. You can learn more about the high costs in this industry by reading this article.

Advantages of Borate on Bare Wood Surfaces

Jeffrey "Scott" FutrellLog Homeowner Education

This image is of a 3 story log home that was recently media blasted exposing the wood log surfaces by Log Masters Restorations. The captions on the pictures say, "Repeat borate treatment every 6 years is recommended. Borate Wood Treatment has been one of the most effective and popular choices in pest management for over 25 years." Log Masters Restorations Trademark is in the bottom right corner.

Learn about the advantages of applying borate to bare wood surfaces. Because of their non-toxic properties, borates are beneficial in combating house invaders, such as termites, anobiid beetles, lyctid beetles, carpenter ants, and brown or white wood rot. You can learn more about how borate can help you protect your wooden structures from decay and pests.

Expert Opinion of Oil Or Water Based Stains for Log Homes

Nicholas SmithLog Homeowner Education

Log Home Stains: Which is better? Oil-based or water based log cabin stains?

This article provides insights into the differences between two of the most popular stains used in log homes: oil-based and water-based. As an expert in the field of log home preservation with 13 years of experience, Nick Smith, owner of Log Masters Restorations, explains the unique advantages and disadvantages of each type of stain.

Why Do Log Home Restoration Companies Hire Subcontractors

Chelsea BingamanGetting To Know Log Masters, Log Homeowner Education

This is a picture of a note posted with electrical tape on a green background. The note says, "Join our team of Log Masters. We're hiring! Easy Apply! Contact us at info@logmasters.com"

Log home preservation professionals usually work as independent contractors. Most log home companies subcontract labor. Experienced individuals prefer to be a 1099 subcontractor, allowing them to set their own schedule, take time off, and work on other projects. This article explores the reasons why log home restoration companies hire subcontractors and their benefits.

Save My Old Log Home & Appearance!

Dawn SmithLog Homeowner Education

Old log cabin in Wheatland Missouri

Old timber’s silvery-gray texture is costly, yet unique. Protecting logs from rot while preserving the look is a challenge. Borate applied yearly can help. This is a cabin in the town square of Wheatland, MO.