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Log Home Repair

Had a phone call yesterday from a person in Oak Island, NC looking for someone to work on a log home.  Needing some logs repaired/replaced.…

Started by Donald Parsons

0 Sep 30

Copper post caps

Does anyone know were I can buy some copper post caps, I saw them online and can't remember the site, Thanks Greg. Beck

Started by Greg Beck

5 Sep 28
Reply by Anna Brown

Contractor recommendations, Kentucky

My wife and I need a competent contractor to media/cob blast and refinish our home. Can anybody please provide me with your recommendations…

Started by John Simpson

0 Aug 28

Sashco Transformation and Log Jam

Here are some before, after, and during photos of our current log home maintenance and log restoration project near Evergreen, Colorado.  T…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

3 Aug 19
Reply by Kelly

Needing advice about blasting and staining.

My house is 27 years old. There is no evidence that it has ever been stained since it's construction. I'm sure that it needs to be stained…

Started by Paul Woodman

12 Aug 15
Reply by George

Log Cabin Restoration Videos

Citizens, this is how we remove old concrete chinking from log homes.  The tool being used is a Makita Power scraper.  This tool has helped…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

2 Aug 12
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing


Has anyone had a bad experience with Allstate builder's risk insurance?

Started by Hank Hill

0 Aug 6

piers and footers on 25 degree slope composed of large rock formations

I am building a 1100 sf cabin on a 25 degree incline. I have the logs, appliances and cabinets but no foundation. The contractor building t…

Started by Geoffrey Boyajian

1 Aug 4
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Seeking maintenance/restoration advice

We have purchased a log sided home in need of some restoration/maintenance. Its Cedar and the west side faces a lake. This side gets signif…

Started by Mark H

7 Jul 30
Reply by Bill

Overbuilding - anyone else?

So the real question would be for a financial advisor, but wondering if anyone else has run into this and their thoughts.  California is an…

Started by Cynthia Gugg

9 Jul 28
Reply by Cynthia Gugg



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