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Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. …See More
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Vintage Wood Home!

Timber Block takes wood homes to another level. The walls of this home have R-30 insulation, which…
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Hank Hill replied to Hank Hill's discussion ? about clothes dryer
"Can a gas dryer be converted to propane and vice versa?"
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don sigler replied to Stephanie Boutry's discussion What should I use to oil my interior logs
"Lemon oil is a common oil for wood. Been using it for years."
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don sigler replied to Laura Ramthun's discussion Cracking Logs on Interior and Exterior
"Laura. The checks on your home are normal. If you use use caulk do you think your stain will match…"
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Spring has Sprung!

Isn't this just lovely? This is a Dakota model in Timber Block's Classic Series. Built with green…
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Guild Log and Timber replied to Laura Ramthun's discussion Cracking Logs on Interior and Exterior
"Laura,  Check mate is the best product by far. Don't match the caulk to the color or…"
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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

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

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? about clothes dryer 2 Replies

Are gas/propane dryers or electric dryers more economical to operate?Continue

Started by Hank Hill in Repair and Home Projects Help. Last reply by Hank Hill yesterday.

What should I use to oil my interior logs 2 Replies

I have used orange oil or mineral oil in the past for yearly oiling of interior log cabins to keep the logs looking nice.  Can someone tell me which one is better to use and if so give me a source for purchasing in bulk?  I will need around 15 gallonsContinue

Tags: orange, oil, mineral, cabins, log

Started by Stephanie Boutry in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by don sigler yesterday.

Cracking Logs on Interior and Exterior 12 Replies

Hello, I am new to the board and I attempted to find a similar question that was already asked. Seeing as though every situation is different though, I thought I would ask mine.I am purchasing this 20 year old log home and I wanted to know two things. Are the cracks going to affect my overall structural soundness and 2) how can I repair them without making the logs look awful? I saw that there are a lot of product suggestions for the Check Mate. Can I use that on interior as well as exterior? I…Continue

Tags: Cracking, Checking

Started by Laura Ramthun in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by don sigler yesterday.

Q8 oil 2 Replies

Does anyone know if Q8 oil is a linseed oil based product?Continue

Started by Hank Hill in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Donald Parsons yesterday.

Rustoleum repair? 10x 2 Replies

anyone use this ? on an old log home? bad idea good idea? i have a 40 yr old log home things have deteriorated.. getting actual leaks in hard rains dribbling down walls.. is this a solution? if not what is? Continue

Started by Gary E. Ratley in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Art Hoffman yesterday.

Sikkens 4 Replies

What y'all paying for Sikkens log stain in the 5 gal bucket?Continue

Started by Log Guy in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Bill on Sunday.

trunk restoration

We will be using some old trunks as end tables once we move in to our log home.  Does anyone know where to get trunks restored in the Atlanta-Columbia-Charlotte area?Continue

Started by Log Guy in Repair and Home Projects Help on Sunday.

Log home restoration/maintenance question 1 Reply

We are looking at purchasing an existing log home in southern Indiana, pictured below,  that was built in 1994.  We have not owned a log home before and are hoping some of you might answer some questions for us.  We were able to do a quick walk around the exterior of the home, and noticed a large number of carpenter bees with holes on the west and south side of the home. I know you can treat the nests and plug holes, but is it possible these bees could have caused considerable damage?  Also, we…Continue

Started by Outdoor gal in Issues, Questions, Suggestions, Complaints (and Compliments!). Last reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing on Friday.

 
 
 

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