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Caulking between logs and chimney

Hello all.  First time posting here, so if anyone can provide a little advice or direct me to a previous post on this topic, many, many tha…

Started by Guy Montag

8 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Brian Weigel

How to fix an exterior wall that is starting to bow out.

This log building is about 40+ years old, one level with a loft.  It is located in Tennessee where it is hot and humid and it rains alot. …

Started by Lynn Fowler

2 Aug 12, 2013
Reply by EZMARY

Log Home Pressure Washing in the Desert

In the exciting world of Log Home Finishing, one of the truly awesome tools that we get to use is pressure washing.  In the real world of l…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

1 May 21, 2013
Reply by Brian Weigel

water stains on inside logs

Hi, Any one know of something that would take water stains off inside logs? I have the outside chinked but at the top are half logs and the…

Started by trisha conroy

13 Apr 7, 2013
Reply by John and Wanda Pippin

Carpet for Noise Reduction?

Hi all, I see that Dave posted a query about this topic last month but I'm hoping to get the conversation started again. My wife and I re…

Started by B.W. Costello

5 Mar 23, 2013
Reply by Dave and Julie Christiansen

Painting Kitchen Cabinets - What color??

Hi all... We've just installed some used kitchen cabinets that will need painting - the dilemma of coarse is the color ...    I see many pi…

Started by Summer Segeleon

6 Jan 14, 2013
Reply by Eugene James

What Color to paint second floor of great room area

I have a great room which is open with Living room, dining area and kitchen.  I have two large gable windows.  My problem is that I have be…

Started by Pat Watters

3 Jan 14, 2013
Reply by Eugene James

Log Home Sales Colorado

Colorado has been seeing a big increase in Log Home sales, especially in the high country.  Where I live in Park County, South of Breckenri…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

0 Jan 9, 2013

HELP. Corn Cob Blasting is Ruining the Logs

I'm working with a log home company to restain our home, which was built in 2002. The original finish was a sashco cascade and did marginal…

Started by Doug Reid

20 Jan 9, 2013
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Furnace repairs DIY

Furnaces can sometimes give you head aches, especially if it's cold outside and you need it more than ever. To make sure you don't need fur…

Started by Gundi Jones

0 Dec 14, 2012



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