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Quality Home Builder

My Wife and I have property in NC, and are looking to build our dream Log Cabin Home. as you can imagine there are so many Log Home Manufa…

Started by David McDonald

13 May 25
Reply by CARL LIM

Wall Leaks

Hello everyone. Our log home was built in 2010 and there is one large (our largest) exposed wall that leaks through the log checks during w…

Started by Carlos B

14 May 23
Reply by CharisB

Gutting A Log Cabin

Hi, Can anyone give me some idea of what it would cost to gut a 1600 sq. ft. log cabin and rebuild the interior?  I am trying to decide if…

Started by Tucker Curtis

4 May 10
Reply by Tucker Curtis

Logs needed in California

Looking for logs for adirondack lean to in California.  Need about 300 lf of 8" logs, preferably D-style.  Anyone know of companies in CA t…

Started by baconman

0 May 8

We want to buy the logs only, not a package

Does anyone know of a manufacturer who sells the logs only, cut to our specifications based on our plans. I am thinking of not going with a…

Started by Agnes

28 May 8
Reply by Edward Johnson

New windows... I don't know where to start?

We live in an older log cabin.  Throughout the years was not maintained until we got it.  Our windows are solid double panes.  Throughout t…

Started by Stacey Van Rompaey-Kanarek

0 May 6

Kitchen to porch door

What kind of door is popular with people for entering the screened in porch from the kitchen, hands full will be the norm I'm sure , slidin…

Started by Greg Beck

3 Apr 23
Reply by Terry & Shelley S

Carpenter Bees

We recently bought a two story log cabin near Atlanta GA. We have a lot of carpenter bees and some woodpeckers are damaging our logs. In th…

Started by Bill Marsh

3 Apr 11
Reply by Terry & Shelley S

Suggestions on upkeep

New to log cabin ownership. The South side of cabin gets more sun and therefore the stain is faded. Can I only clear coat it or need to san…

Started by Billy Benedict

3 Apr 7
Reply by CharisB

Carpenter Bee's

Carpenter Bee season is coming up. Carpeter bees are large (1 inch) yellow and black bees which become active in early spring. They resembl…

Started by Kelly

0 Apr 6


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