As a log home owner, you are confronted with many decisions regarding the maintenance and care of your home. Concerns often arise about the integrity of log homes that are beginning to show signs of problems. Many specialized tasks are involved in keeping your home in top condition and often require professional and unbiased advice.
General maintenance is a necessary ingredient to log home ownership. Yet the concept may seem overwhelming and difficult for many to understand. I can help simplify this procedure for you by offering practical advice and solutions to guide you or your contractor through the entire process.
Perhaps you have structural issues with your home and seek corrective advice. You may be considering an addition or modification to your existing log home. Since conventional contractors are not trained to analyze log components, it's critical to seek the opinion of a professional. I have extensive experience with the design and construction of log structures and can utilize this expertise to help you solve your problem.
Issues facing existing homeowners may include:
- Structural concerns
- Building modifications and renovations
- Design flaws
- Storm damage or insurance claims
- Poor workmanship
- Contractor complaints and disputes
- Expert witness testimony
- Energy evaluations and weatherproofing
- Improvements to increase resale value
- Maintenance issues