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Deer Repellent Article

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…

Started by CharisBLatest Reply

window color?

what window color looks best with logs? white is a nice contrast but it is white. I was thinking maybe a alum. clad but staining  the wood…

Started by JasonLatest Reply

Staining Deck

I will soon be staining my porch deck which is made from pressure treated lumber. What is the best way to clean the porch prior to staining…

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Noise reduction

Does anyone have any experience in using carpet to soundproof a floor. Like many log houses our bedroom is under a second floor BR that has…

Started by Dave Neuburger

10 10 hours ago
Reply by Robi Haqe

Painted log home

I recently bought a 30 year old cypress log home.  I believe it was stained and protected for 23 years and was painted 7 years ago.   There…

Started by Patti Veale

6 on Tuesday
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Deer Repellent Article

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…

Started by CharisB

2 on Sunday
Reply by Pieni Sieni

Log Production Time Schedule from Felling to Ready to Assemble Logs

Dear Log Home Neighborhood, Would someone like to explain, in layman's terms, what is the general schedule in terms of different processes…

Started by Pieni Sieni

0 on Sunday

Mold/Mildew on logs - never ending battle...

It seems a never ending battle with mold/mildew on my log home.  The home is about 30' tall at the peak so it's difficult to get on ladders…

Started by Timothy S Rector

0 on Saturday

Chinking Weather

I'm finishing up washing my logs, and I'll hopefully stain this week.   I'm getting worried, though.  I need to chink, and the nightly tem…

Started by Melody Haile

1 Sep 14
Reply by CharisB

Renting storage space

My house is 15 years old. Most of the houses in our locality have already undergone a renovation. Our house is looking so outdated compared…

Started by Alta C. Herr

1 Sep 12
Reply by Eddison Baker

Exterior log home sanding

I need to sand the exterior of my log home and was wondering what kind of sander to use?  I have 9" round mill logs and I am a bit perplexe…

Started by Michelle Rochette

3 Sep 10
Reply by Dave McLochlin

How to get rid of Squirrels??

HI, I'm new to this forum. I am having a hard time with squirrels in my balcony. They poo around making a mess and the noise, just can’t ta…

Started by James F. Geyer

2 Sep 5
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Need Home Security System

Hi guys, I'm from Vancouver. just bought a new house. Actually, the first house that I bought. Now  I need a good security system. I'm loo…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Sep 1

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