Fall Gardening


Date Posted: October 31, 2011

Your flowers may be done blooming and your lawn may look like it’s stopped growing, but there are still a few things to do in your yard before the snow falls. Although the grass looks like it’s stopped growing, it roots are actually growing downward to help prepare for winter. Fall is actually the best… Read the full article

Keep it Cozy – Fall Heating Maintenance


Date Posted: September 15, 2011

Before the first snowflakes fall and the cool air of fall turns to the cold winds of winter, it is important prepare your home’s heating systems for the cold months to come. You probably haven’t used your furnace in since the snow melted and birds started singing, but now is a great time to make… Read the full article

Cracking Up – Checking in Log Homes

Date Posted: August 16, 2011

We’ve all seen the tiny cracks in telephone polls, log homes, and even log furniture. These cracks are known as checks and naturally occur in round logs. While checks are common in round logs, there are a few things you should know about them as a log homeowner. Checking occurs as the logs dry and… Read the full article

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