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Has anyone used Hochstetler Milling out of Ohio???

Hi there everyone.  Just wondering if anyone out there has had any experience with Hocstetler MIlling based out of Ohio.  I am interested i…

Started by Lisa Trotta

16 Jul 20
Reply by EZMARY

Look what they are doing to our log home :(

Dear Log Home Neighborhood, We just bought this log home and hired a company to do some work on our house. Our contact says the following:…

Started by Karen

32 Jul 14
Reply by Bill

Energy Efficiency ROI

You may have seen in mainstream media a recent study that cast doubt on whether energy upgrades were worth the expense. As a result, the Lo…

Started by Chris Wood

1 Jul 7
Reply by CharisB

Interior Log Walls and Sanding to Remove Water Stains

Hi, I am sanding the interior of my log home, starting with 1 wall in the bathroom.  The home is D logs and therefore the inside is somewh…

Started by August Summer

34 Jul 6
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Concrete log siding?

Building a 2x6 framed home & will use log siding. Want rustic hand-hewn look but low maintenance. Saw an ad for a concrete siding at be…

Started by Mike Fink

2 Jun 16
Reply by Lorissa Stokes

Window Dormer Issues

I need to replace the fascia boards on my gable window dormers. It appears they have been installed too close to the shingles and are rotti…

Started by Mike

0 Jun 16

Moisture Meter Reading

What should the moisture Meter be reading before you stain a deck?  Right now it is 12.  Thanks

Started by Judy & Lee Peacock

6 Jun 5
Reply by Judy & Lee Peacock


Chlorine Bleach, Oxalic Acid, Sodium Percarbonate Bleach ( Oxygen bleach), Trisodium Phosphate (TSP) Their Respective Pros and Cons 1. Chl…

Started by Kelly

11 Jun 3
Reply by Kelly

General Contractors

Does anyone have recommendations for a general contractor in the southern NH area? Thanks!!

Started by Pastrygirl04

0 May 21

Hardwood floors

I want to put hardwood floors in our 80 year old full log cabin in in northwest Wisconsin.  What kind of floor do you recommend?  We close…

Started by Nancy Mornar

1 May 21
Reply by Dave R



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