Cabin Rot & Decay

Log rot can destroy a log home’s appearance and structural integrity and is a maintenance issue that log owners should address as soon as possible. Performance Log Finishers can help you identify log rot and decay and repair the damage it causes to log homes.

The Primary Locations of Log Decay:

Those Pesky Log Rot Organisms

The organisms that cause log rot need warm temperatures (between 60 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit), plenty of oxygen, and 20% or more of a logs fiber to be moist. They also need fuel that the rot organisms unfortunately find in the wood that makes up your log home’s primary building material.

The Worst Types of Log Decay Organisms

Recommendations for preventing all types of log rot:

If you suspect log rot or decay, contact Performance Log Finishers at 800-781-2551 to schedule a log home inspection.


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