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Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Pictured in the photo is the newer Engelmann Spruce.  If you go through the gallery you will…"
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Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"What species is this?"
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Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Looks great Tom ! Now thats a good blast job. "
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Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Yea, I can't see anything wrong with that media blasted log.  The media blasting did…"
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Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"You will never get this project done if you are worried about the cost of shipping the glass.…"
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Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"  You put so much effort into bashing on a tool such as media blasting.  Why not focus on…"
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Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Bill,  I totally agree. I have seen some newer tighter grain cedar walls etc. look ok of…"
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North Carolina Model Home

From our model home in Connelly Springs, NC. It's a Denver model from our Classic Series. You can…
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8 Stratigies For Reducing Log Home Construction Costs

In addition to being a motivation for much of what we do, money is…

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Posted by Donald Parsons on March 7, 2014 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment

Knowledge Is Power

Unless you’re a longtime construction or real-estate…

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Posted by Whitney Richardson on December 23, 2013 at 2:00pm

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Look what they are doing to our log home :( 30 Replies

Dear Log Home Neighborhood,We just bought this log home and hired a company to do some work on our house.Our contact says the following:"The removal of all failing material using a commercial grade pressure washer. The removal of any failing chinking on the home. The chinking of all gaps on the logs that are greater than ¼ inch. All windows will also be sealed using Log Jam Conceal caulking.  All exterior siding and logs on the home will receive one heavy coat of Cabot’s oil based stain.  All…Continue

Started by Karen in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing yesterday.

General Contractors

Does anyone have recommendations for a general contractor in the southern NH area? Thanks!!

Started by Pastrygirl04 in Building and Maintenance Issues on Thursday.

Observations from a Newbie . . . About a Self-Destructive Industry 41 Replies

I thought I'd throw this out there for general discussion and, perhaps, to invoke a bit of introspection among builders. But, first a little bit about me, lest you think I'm a complete nut: I've just been a participant here for a few weeks. I'm a reasonably educated guy--a retired Air Force officer with a professional post-grad degree--and have dealt with a variety of executives across a large array of industries.My wife and I at long last find ourselves in the position where we can seriously…Continue

Started by Michael Boomgarden in Welcome to the Log Home Forum. Last reply by William Clinton on Thursday.

Hardwood floors 1 Reply

I want to put hardwood floors in our 80 year old full log cabin in in northwest Wisconsin.  What kind of floor do you recommend?  We close the cabin during the winter, so there are extreme temperatures.Continue

Started by Nancy Mornar in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Dave R on Thursday.

Best Stain> 200 Replies

What is best stain for exterior of log home?

Started by Ray Mazza in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Tim and Anita Dyer May 19.

Builder's Risk (course of construction) AND liability insurance? 5 Replies

I've been shopping around for builder's risk insurance and already have some quotes (Zurich).  Our current homeowner insurance agent said we also need liability insurance, even if our general contractor carries it.  He said anyone injured on our property during construction could sue us without it.  I always thought it was just the general contractor who needs to carry this... anyone else run into needing liability insurance?  We live in California if that makes a difference (where everything…Continue

Tags: liability, insurance

Started by Cynthia Gugg in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Fred Roberts May 18.

Inside humidity 1 Reply

Is there an ideal humidity level for the inside of a log home with respect to the "health" of the structure?

Started by Hank Hill in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Chris Wood May 18.

Log Home Near Milwaukee For Sale: PLEASE SHARE

This  2 acre sanctuary has the unique benefit of being on 160 acres of private conservatory and just 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee.  It’s 1 mile south of I-94 and located in one of the best school districts in Wisconsin.Will you please share this link with log home enthusiasts who are looking to buy a…Continue

Tags: This, for, Price, Retreat, Milwaukee

Started by Kevin Christophersen in Log Home News Bulletin Board May 16.

 
 
 

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