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looking for vermont friends.

Need advice on suppliers, pine vs cedar, etc.. I would like to hear from a log home owner on the pine vs cedar thing.

Started by Thomas J Leavitt

6 Sep 7
Reply by Nicholas Martin

What is the difference between chinking & caulk

We are preparing to clean treat and seal our exterior.Is it best to stain before you chink or chink and then stain?

Started by Nicole & Mark

13 Jul 19
Reply by CharisB


Is there a product you can apply over already stained logs with a pump sprayer for control of powder post beetles?

Started by david labaire

7 Jul 8
Reply by Eresko Ivan

Log Home Finishing

Log Home Finishing can make your logs look like this: Log Home Finishing 719 331 4047

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

2 Jul 3
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Ponderosa Pine or Black Hills Spruce for wall only on custom log home build?

I have spent some time on these forums and there is some great info here.  I am in planning phase of my project and live in Wisconsin.  Tha…

Started by Darren Grover

2 Jun 20
Reply by Sidney Roles

deciding on carpet

I trying to decide on carpet and welcome your input.  We will have an indoor/outdoor cat living with us.  Is there a particular type of car…

Started by Hank Hill

2 Jun 6
Reply by David Thomas

Looking for a Better Exterior Finish for my Log Home

My log home was built about three years ago,. The exterior was stained/treated once by the builder and a second time about one year ago. Th…

Started by Kathryn Charles

5 Jun 6
Reply by David Thomas

Dave's Cheap and Easy - Sprayers

For a long time, I used a cheapo creepo Wagner airless sprayer with the little bucket fixed to the spray head.  It's basically good for pai…

Started by David Thomas

0 Jun 6

Dave's Cheap and Easy! Carpenter bees revisited

It's been a while (2013) since I posted anything here, but I thought I would put up what I've learned about carpenter bees in the last few…

Started by David Thomas

0 Jun 6

Carpenter Bee's

Carpenter Bee season is here! Carpeter bees are large (1 inch) yellow and black bees which become active in early spring. They resemble bu…

Started by Kelly

1 Jun 6
Reply by David Thomas



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