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Interior Log Treatment

First time log cabin owner. Interior of cabin has been left "natural" with no stain or treatment…See More
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Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Stephanie's discussion Eloghomes
"They've got a nice website, I bet they sell a lot of log homes."
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Newton One - Back Exterior

Last week, we featured 4 models from our Classic Series. The Newton I was picked the most fave,.…
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James W. Harbin replied to Jim Andreu's discussion RhinoShield experience?
"Hey Mary, You've been around long enough to Know that penetrating oil preservative is used…"
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EZMARY replied to Jim Andreu's discussion RhinoShield experience?
"I was just on their web site, which doesn't give much info.  I think this coating is more…"
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James W. Harbin replied to Jim Andreu's discussion RhinoShield experience?
"Hello Folks, Don't do it! Cleaning the logs and apply Q8 with tint to restore and protect…"
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James W. Harbin left a comment for Terry Ewald
"Hello Terry, Welcome to the neighborhood. While you are doing your research, check out Katahdin…"
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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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Knowledge Is Power

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Interior Log Treatment

First time log cabin owner. Interior of cabin has been left "natural" with no stain or treatment applied to log surfaces (BC spruce round logs).  Cabin is approx. 6 years old.  I would like to treat the interior log surfaces with a "clear" sealer/treatment.  Any suggestions for prep required prior to staining and/or best product to use to seal/stain?Continue

Started by VMI1997 in Building and Maintenance Issues 6 hours ago.

Eloghomes 4 Replies

 It appears Richard Spoor former owner of AmerLink is the current owner of Eloghomes.Continue

Started by Stephanie in Log Home News Bulletin Board. Last reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing 13 hours ago.

RhinoShield experience? 7 Replies

We are considering having our 30 year chinkless loghome RhinoShield instead of restained. Is there any experts or/and experienced log home owners that have done this to the exterior logs?Continue

Started by Jim Andreu in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by James W. Harbin yesterday.

Motion sensing lights

We have two electrical boxes ready for light fixtures on the outside of our basement.  We want security or motion activated lights, but not the boring, two bulb kind that look like bug eyes.  We want something more decorative.  What have you found?  Or have you screwed in an adapter in the socket without it making the bulb stick out too much?Continue

Started by Keri in Repair and Home Projects Help on Friday.

Adhesive picture hangers

There is already a plethora of holes and nails and screws in the wrong places in our home. Does anyone use 3m brand hangers or something else that removes easily for hanging things on log walls instead of the more damaging hardware like nails and screws?Continue

Started by Keri in Repair and Home Projects Help on Friday.

what to coat the logs of my house with before I cover them up 18 Replies

I know most log home owners love the look of natual log...I do too, but my hoome was built in 1786 and was orginally covered with ship board so I am trying to keep it original. The old siding is finally toast so I am going to replace it with a new product called Hardie plank Cement board siding. It looks great and is vertually maintenance free. But before I strip the old siding off, insulate and replace the siding I want to coat the logs with a preservative. I plan on spraying open cell foam on…Continue

Started by Jim in Repair and Home Projects Help. Last reply by shanny Sep 17.

Most durable exterior seal? 10 Replies

I'm building a cabin up in northern Michigan (think: waaaay up north) and I'm looking for a really durable exterior stain that'll last through the crazy snow storms there. Does anyone have any suggestions for stains and where to find them?Continue

Started by Chet Broski in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Mike Goes Sep 17.

Designing and building your own bar

I'm looking for easy bar design ideas! We want to put one in the basement of our log home.  The walls of the basement are finished with tongue and groove except for the front wall which is 1/2 logs so I want to stick to that theme.  Do you have any web site recommendations? Can you share a photo of your bar?  Thank you in advance@Continue

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Started by Shelley Martinez in Repair and Home Projects Help Sep 13.

 
 
 

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