Why do I never see 'Big Stretch' mentioned for exterior caulking?It seems there has been a Sashco rep on these forums in the past, so maybe we can get the real nitty-gritty on this question.If it is not recommended for exterior, then can I use it for a very small bead as I go slowly section by section, sanding, borate treating, high pigment staining, and then adding the Big Stretch bead. Then coming back later with a backer rod and about a 1.5 in caulk/chink line? After 40 years, these logs…Continue
One of the oldest structures remaining in Ohio just happens to be a hardwood log home. This structure has a mixture of oak, cherry, maple, and hickory as it's…Continue
Is it possible to have a window above the shower at approximately the same dimension as the shower hob and have sufficient standard waterproof. My designer is saying there will be a big possibility of leaking / mold etc. He is suggesting the window being 500mm above the shower, but lowest 150mm (waterproofing standards). I have seen other houses with the windows at hob level, so how are they able to get away with it if waterproofing has to be at 150mm above?Continue
Started by Rey Smith in Repair and Home Projects Help Nov 6.
I bought a log home and the blueprints say it was designed by Pacific Log Homes. It was constructed in 1997. Does anyone know what has become of Pacific Log Homes and their records? Thanks in advance.RandyContinue
Started by Randy Smith in Issues, Questions, Suggestions, Complaints (and Compliments!). Last reply by Bill Nov 1.
My husband and I recently purchased a log home on 10 beautiful wooded acres in south western Ohio. We are at a loss as where to even begin with exterior maintenance. It definitely is in need of some work to reseal the logs but we are completely new to this all. Should we start with a log home professional quote/appraisal and then work our way to DIY for long term? We would prefer to do the labor ourselves as money is an issue of course but we want it to be done correctly in order to best keep…Continue