Ah, spring. It’s all about new beginnings, which means there’s no better time to give your log home a freshening up. Just like the interiors of your home get a boost from a spring cleaning, the exterior of your log, timber, or hybrid home benefit from a little extra attention, too.
Most homeowners admire the exterior of their homes often but from afar — say, when pulling up to the house or doing yard work — but performing an intentional visual inspection of your logs and timbers is important to keep them in tip-top condition. The warmer weather that spring brings makes it an ideal time to perform an annual once-over of your logs.
Here are three common log home threats to look out for (plus an action plan!) as you ready your log home for spring:
As we look ahead to 2023, we’re also looking back. We’re excited to announce a milestone we’re proud of: Ward Cedar Log Homes is celebrating 100 years of building quality log homes for satisfied customers. And, in honor of the occasion, we are taking a step back in time. Join us as we journey to the year 1923: Calvin Coolidge is president. The most famous person in America is Babe Ruth. Yankee Stadium opened. The Walt Disney Company was born … and so was Ward Cedar Log Homes.
Think for a moment about the places in your home where you spend the most time. It’s likely that your great room, kitchen or bedroom came to mind. But did you know that the average person spends around 180 hours per year in the bathroom? With so much time spent in this spot, it’s important that your bathroom — and particularly your master bathroom — is a space you enjoy.
We’re here to help you design a bathroom that is equal parts form and function. Keep reading for our top tips and guidelines for designing an en-suite bathroom you’re sure to love:
One of the best ways to narrow down a design plan is to start with questions about your lifestyle, lot and budget. When you team up with Ward Cedar to create your dream home, we will begin with an in-depth, personalized conversation that touches on each of these areas. But if you can’t wait to get started, here are five questions that will help you zero in on your ideal design:
How does a Ward Cedar log or timber home kit go from package to finished product? It can happen three different ways. The choice is yours.