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5 Things to Look for When Buying a Log Home by Cleo Gib





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Are you considering looking into Colorado log homes, or log homes in an area near you? There are several additional things to consider when dealing with log homes as opposed to traditional homes. This is because wooden logs have unique problems and many log homes are really old. Continue reading below to find out what things you should look out for and consider when searching for your perfect log home.

Things to Consider When Looking for a Log Home

• Don't ignore your first look at the house. If you notice that the finish is in bad condition or see things like mold growing on the logs, that is not a very good sign because those can indicate some bigger problems.

• Keep your eye out for insect damage. Termites and other pests can infest log homes easier than other homes because they are made entirely of wood. Trouble spots to look out for are areas where logs come in contact with the ground.

• Obviously, it is wise to avoid rotting logs. However, sometimes rot can be hidden on the inside of a log. You can check logs by lightly tapping them with a hammer and listening to make sure the log doesn't sound hollow.

• Look for cracks in the logs because they can allow water to get in and cause a lot of damage. However, some cracking is normal because as logs age they will dry out and split. If you do find a problematic crack, you can fill it with caulk to solve the problem.

• Check to make sure the log home you are interested in has gutters and a sufficient overhang because both of these items will protect your home from weather.

Even if you are confident with your personal inspection, it is a good idea to have a professional who has a lot of experience with log homes come check it out as well. Once you are confident in what to keep your eye out for, you can start looking at Colorado Log homes, or log homes in an area you are interested in.

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