Log Stairs and Log Staircases
Log Railings Log Mantels
Log Wall Coverings
Log Home Accents
Log Trim for Doors and Windows
Log Entryways and Trusses
Log Furniture
Log Home Restoration
Log Structure Consulting
Ordering a Log Home, Cabin, or other Log Product
Average Costs of Log Cabins and other Log Products

17717 67th Street
Becker MN 55308
Ph: 763-263-3050
Cell: 612-219-8881

Proud Partners
First Class

Ph: 763-263-0027
Cell: 763-360-1990

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Central Minnesota Builders Association Member

Located just 1 hour from Minneapolis. Make your appointment today!

Log Structure Restoration

Log structures are solid wood structures, and past design mistakes or substandard materials have resulted in present-day deterioration of many structures. Restoration of logs is usually very justified in terms of extending the life of the structure, but correct techniques and products must be used.

We have been repairing and staining log structures since the mid-1990s. This long-term experience has provided an excellent education, giving us real world experience related to causes, options for repairs, and the best materials, tools, and products. We have a long list and carry an inventory of these recommended products, including stain, wood fillers, caulks and chinks, fasteners, preservatives, mold removers, and cleaners.


We are now associated with another fantastic company located just 12 miles from us. We have worked with William Stanley and his crew for many years and have formed a great partnership that can take on virtually any size of project. They specialize in media-blasting, surface preparations, interior fire and water restoration, and refinishing log structures. Our combined knowledge, experience, crew, and equipment guarantee us to be the best source for restoration of any kind in the Upper Midwest!
Consult with either of us and we will combine our resources to come up with the best approach to most any challenge, deterioration problem, or maintenance issue and recommend the best program going forward.
Stains and Preservatives

Most important in terms of protection is the stain-sealant first applied to your exterior logs. Every stain manufacturer would like you to believe theirs is the only product that will work, but in reality, logs demand a very unique and high-quality product, with a guarantee to back it up. The problem is two-fold:
1.) Logs contain moisture, and will continually take on and give off moisture. If the sealant over-seals the wood (such as paint) the log cannot breathe. Also, as moisture is introduced into the log (via many small cracks called "checks") it must be able to easily exit the log, or rot immediately sets in.
2.) The log receives 100% exposure to the elements on the top side, but much less on the bottom. The sealant product must keep the log evenly aged, even though the top will want to age much more rapidly.

The one true fact is that there is no one product that works in all situations. Therefore, we encourage you to contact us directly and we can make recommendations based on your situation.

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