Hello there everyone! I'm new to the forums and a first time log home owner. I recently purchased a kit log home, built in 2002 in Northwestern Wyoming. The previous owner did everything himself, and did almost none of it well! He painted the home with exterior latex house paint :/. He also did not do any additional caulking and chinking as the home settled and as cracks formed in the logs. In the 2 months that I have owned it I have been filling cracks with acrylic latex caulk, and with…Continue
Hi all... We've just installed some used kitchen cabinets that will need painting - the dilemma of coarse is the color ... I see many pictures of flat black cupboards in log homes that look relatively acceptable, but I'd rather find something that I like even more. I see that there are zillions of pictures on here but I have dialup - so cannot sift through them very efficiently. Anyone here have some pics on thier profile of painted cabinets and feel that they have found a really nice color…Continue
Hello everyone. Brand new member here. I'm looking to build on my lot in Maine and am researching Coventry Log Homes out of NH and Katahdin Log Homes out of Maine. If anyone has any feedback on these two companies I'd be interested in hearing what you know. Thank you!Best//RobContinue
Started by Rob Fiore in Issues, Questions, Suggestions, Complaints (and Compliments!) Sep 22.
I recently came across some info for Woodguard TC (top coat), but cannot find the product anywhere. Is anyone familiar with this, is it still available?I am applying Woodguard to my home and curious if there are any compatible, breathable top coats for a this penetrating stain? If so, what is the best means for reapplication of the stain once top coat is applied?Thanks,AdamContinue
Six weeks ago, you closed on your first cabin. Since this joyous occasion, you’ve been busy unpacking and cleaning. Because your new cabin is a fixer-upper, you’re planning an upcoming, renovation project. However, you’re unsure what items to add to your remodeling, to-do list. Like many homeowners,…Continue
I came across this article this morning and thought you log home dwellers would appreciate it, seeing as how many of you are surrounded by deer regularly. http://www.hometalk.com/2191165/protecting-your-garden-trees-and-landscape-from-deer?tk=d8zvqs&se=wklyEnjoy!-- Charis w/ SashcoContinue
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