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Type of log home

Which style of log is better for R factor..rough hewn with chinking or D logs? We have had so many different answers to this already and we…

Started by Michelle Price

1 Mar 27
Reply by Donald Parsons


Is there anybody with log home experience that we can pay to consult us with our newly purchased log home in Rogue River Oregon? We don't m…

Started by Shelley

6 Mar 22
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

any ideas about this discoloration?

Hey there!  We are looking at purchasing this log home built in 1980 in New York state.  Can anyone tell from the pictures (southeast expos…

Started by TNail

4 Mar 21
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

New series on HGTV about log homes

Hello from Montana, I'm a producer casting for a new HGTV show about people who have recently purchased a log home or are about to make a p…

Started by David Madison

3 Mar 21
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Need Advice: Want a simple build I can do by hand, including moving the logs. HELP PLEASE.

Hi All! It is my dream to build a small cabin (maybe 800-1100 sq feet) using logs that I can cut down and hand carry with my wife. I saw on…

Started by Casey Jones

14 Mar 15
Reply by shanny

Can you share your log home's HERS rating?

Hi All, We are looking to build a log home in MA, but the new stretch energy codes require a HERS rating of 55 or less.  We have been told…

Started by Keren Rhodes

1 Feb 23
Reply by CharisB

Insurance Coverage for Bird or Insect Damage

Hello,    Was just wondering if you any of you have homeowner insurance policies that cover damage to your infrastructure (logs, fascia, so…

Started by Jim Maher

1 Feb 4
Reply by Terry & Shelley S

replacement logs

I am having a heck of a time finding replacement logs anywhere in Texas. Can someone help me? Thanks

Started by Robert Bailey

1 Feb 2
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Prepping for Interior Stain - Removing Scuff Marks

Hello, everyone. Finishing our log home now. Have 12-inch rectangular logs of dead-standing Engelmann spruce and lodgepole pine; hand-hewn…

Started by Grant Nichols

7 Feb 2
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Looking for Log Home Repair Resources in Minnesota

Hi, I live in Minneapolis suburbs in log-sided home. I have some logs that need to be repaired/replaced. Does anyone have any references f…

Started by Michael Wallach

4 Jan 25
Reply by Raymond Wengerd


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