Prolonged exposure to the sun's harmful rays can cause quite a bit of damage to a log cabin. This is exactly why it's important to take extra care of log cabins in order to ensure they not only remain pleasant to look at, but also structurally sound to ensure the safety of everyone inside them. Let's take a look at some of the ways to help ensure log cabins remain safe and maintained this summer.

Log cabin maintenance 

Wood rot

If you've ever been inside of a cabin and have noticed a strong, foul odour coming from the walls, then chances are it's undergoing a case of wood rot. This is caused by a fungus and insects that discolour and ultimately destroy wood altogether. Wood rot can be the cause of complete structural failure in a log cabin, so it's important to get it dealt with as soon as possible in order to have any chance of repairing the damage that the cabin is currently experiencing.

The most common way of doing this is by using a wood

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