Staining Principles to Live By

“When it comes to stain principles, I have developed a few rules by which I live…Understanding this will help you sleep well at night.” What are these peace-proven principles? Our very own log home expert and Southeast Territory Rep extraordinaire, Paul Peebles, spills the beans in this month’s...


The Birds and the Carpenter Bees

 There’s no better time than spring to talk about the birds and the bees. Mostly, the bees. This time of year, carpenter bees begin to wreak havoc on log homes! Our very own log home expert and Southeast Territory Manager Extraordinaire Paul Peebles shares tried and true tips for nipping...

Rot? Decay? And insects? Oh my!

Call us crazy, but we’re betting this troublesome trio probably wasn’t part of the vision when you imagined your dream log home. Good news! Protecting your log home dream is possible. Check out this month’s “Here to help!" article for tips on how to save money, protect your home, and prevent...


Thermography: A Cure to the Wintertime Blues

Are the slower winter months getting you down?  In this month’s Experts Corner, our very own log home expert and Southeast Territory Manager, Paul Peebles, introduces you to thermography, a service ideal to offer during those leaner winter months.

Working outside as a professional log home...


How to Caulk or Chink A Log Home

First things first. You’ll need a supply of Log Jam® chinking, Log Builder®, or Conceal®. (Give our friendly and knowledgeable customer service folks a call. They’re happy to help you figure out colors and quantities.)


Behind the Scenes at Sashco: Meet Les

 Today, we’d like to take a moment to introduce you to The Boss! No, not that Boss. We mean Sashco’s president, Les Burch. He took over as president of Sashco a few years ago (ahem…in 1973) and is still at the helm today.

What is Sashco All About?


Got Bugs Eating Away at Your Log Home? Try Borates.

 Borates are a big deal. In this month’s Experts Corner, our favorite Southeast Territory Manager, Paul Peebles, breaks down the 411 on borates.


10 Tips for Hiring, Training, & Retaining Top Talent

 For any business owner, reaching the point of business growth that results in a need to hire employees is an exciting and exhilarating time, yet also terrifying and risky. Finding just the right people to help grow your business is an arduous task. What’s more, once you find them, you want to...

How-To Build a Better Butt-Joint

This month we’re talking about building a nice butt. Nope, not that kind of butt. We mean butt-joints! Our very own log home expert, Paul Peebles is sharing some of his very best tips from the field to help you build a better butt-joint.

By Paul Peebles, Southeast Territory Manager (and log home...


Contractor Tip: How to Improve Bids

Who’s NOT interested in winning more of the right kind of jobs? It starts with better bidding! This month’s“Up in Your Business” article by Wayne Bell, owner of Log Care, Inc. and Zero Failures Business Focus instructor extraordinaire, provides tips you can start using today to improve your...


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