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Solid Evidence That Attending Medical Devices Training Is Good for Your Career Development

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Kevin Dunagan replied to Frizall's discussion Ways to make the home secure
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Join the Cabin Life Facebook group where you can share your cabin photos, ask questions about log home maintenance, and connect with others who love the cabin lifestyle as much as you!…


Posted by Samantha Trueheart on January 16, 2018 at 12:40pm


Soundproofing rooms 9 Replies

Anyone do anything to soundproof any of their interior rooms?  Specifically anything with mass loaded vinyl acoustic barrier? We'd like to soundproof the wall between a bedroom and the greatroom.  We have 3/4 vmatch (pine) on the outside, 2x4 studs with 3 1/2 fiberglass batt betweent the studs and will then have another layer of 3/4 vmatch on the inside.  We've thought of adding a 1 lb strip of MLV…Continue

Started by The Mitchell's in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Robi Haqe yesterday.

Ways to make the home secure 5 Replies

Three homes on my street were robbed recently. It occurred during the early evening. I want to make my home more secure. My front door has got a deadbolt and a regular lock. The backdoor has a window that leads to the deck. It has got ground access too. Someone could probably break the window and unlock the deadbolt by reaching through.Can anyone suggest some ways to make the house more secure? My neighbor suggested…Continue

Started by Frizall in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Kevin Dunagan Aug 9.

Tenting a log home 3 Replies

Can a log home be tented to kill termites and boring beetles.  If not, why.  Thanks, CynthiaContinue

Started by Cynthia Schnitz in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Kevin Dunagan Aug 9.

Renting storage space

My house is 15 years old. Most of the houses in our locality have already undergone a renovation. Our house is looking so outdated compared to the other houses in our neighborhood. We are planning to renovate our house. Before starting the renovation work, we need to shift some of our household materials to storage units. We need a climate controlled storage units to store our households. I have heard that climate controlled storage units can prevent our belongings from getting damaged. I…Continue

Started by Alta C. Herr in Building and Maintenance Issues Aug 8.


Hi all, I hope everyone is fine. I am a newbie to this forum. I am glad to be a part of this forum and I am really looking forward to it. Continue

Started by Alta C. Herr in Welcome to the Log Home Forum Aug 8.

Buying a scribe 3 Replies

I plan on buying my first scribe and teaching my self this summer, any tips from the professionals on which one to buy and from who ?Continue

Started by Greg Beck in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Ko Ba Jul 29.

Roof Replacement on Log Cabin with Cathedral Ceilings

I have a log cabin that was built in 1977 in Midlothian VA.  It has had the roof replaced once in 1994 and currently has cedar shakes.  The roof needs to be replaced, I will use architectural shingles for the new roof.  I am having a hard time figuring out what I really need.There is no attic, the house has cathedral ceilings.  Currently the roof is constructed as so:Tongue and Groove boards (the cathedral ceiling), on top of the boards is1 inch foam insulation (intended for walls, not roofs),…Continue

Tags: construction, taxes, r-value, replacement, cathedral ceilings

Started by Matthew Louis in Repair and Home Projects Help Jul 17.

Removing stain from windows

I usually clean windows every weekend. For the last few weeks, I was staying with my grandmother in Toronto. The house was looking so dirty when I got back. It was dusty since there were no cleaning on those days I stay away from home. I cleaned the entire house But the only thing that made me sad is my windows. I feel disappointed after looking at the windows. It looks so dull. I believe that windows are the most important part of a home. If it's not cleaned properly it can bring a negative…Continue

Started by Diane Vargas in All About Stains and Sealants Jul 17.


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