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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

Sheetrock/drywall on 2x4 framing and insulation

Hi all, I am new to log home construction, but not new to the construction industry. I am looking to add drywall about 8' up the walls on…

Started by Derek Keehr

0 May 12

Sanding vs blasting process

Hello I will be restoring my home this spring and am wondering about the the difference between the two processes. Can a blasting company a…

Started by George

9 Apr 25
Reply by George

New Purchase - Gaps, Foam Insulation & Logs Splitting

Hi All- I'm so thankful I found such a unique and wonderfully helpful group! We are in the process of purchasing a log cabin that was built…

Started by Laura Hodge Pfister

2 Apr 7
Reply by Bob Mack

help? loft decking kerf cut? what to do...

Finishing our full scribe log home and am looking for some experienced advice. Im getting ready to install 2" decking on loft logs and the…

Started by Damion

1 Apr 7
Reply by Bob Mack


Needing to replace windows in a log home. We like the Windsor Brand, Monroe NC and Des Moines IA. Seems no one in this area has used them.…

Started by Glenn Molenaar

14 Mar 31
Reply by Susan Schutz

Might need to sell

Hi, my husband and I bought a log home that was built in a bad spot. For reasons I would rather not go into, we may have to move it. The bi…

Started by Jill Lusk-Meierl

0 Mar 23

Need help with your log home restoration?

Greetings All, I am a 25 year log home owner and also a veteran video media producer. It is amazing to me how long and hard my wife and I w…

Started by Rip Noel

4 Feb 5
Reply by Rip Noel

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

9 Feb 3
Reply by Raymond Wengerd

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

16 Feb 1
Reply by George



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