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Log Production Time Schedule from Felling to Ready to Assemble Logs

Dear Log Home Neighborhood, Would someone like to explain, in layman's terms, what is the general schedule in terms of different processes…

Started by Pieni Sieni

0 Sep 15, 2018

Chinking Weather

I'm finishing up washing my logs, and I'll hopefully stain this week.   I'm getting worried, though.  I need to chink, and the nightly tem…

Started by Melody Haile

1 Sep 14, 2018
Reply by CharisB

Exterior log home sanding

I need to sand the exterior of my log home and was wondering what kind of sander to use?  I have 9" round mill logs and I am a bit perplexe…

Started by Michelle Rochette

3 Sep 10, 2018
Reply by Dave McLochlin

How to get rid of Squirrels??

HI, I'm new to this forum. I am having a hard time with squirrels in my balcony. They poo around making a mess and the noise, just can’t ta…

Started by James F. Geyer

2 Sep 5, 2018
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Need Home Security System

Hi guys, I'm from Vancouver. just bought a new house. Actually, the first house that I bought. Now  I need a good security system. I'm loo…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Sep 1, 2018

Wireless Log Home Doorbells

Does any of our log home friends out there know where we can purchase a Wireless Doorbell (Cabin Style) like bears, trees, etc. Our electri…

Started by CJ from Va.

4 Aug 28, 2018
Reply by Leenice

Ways to make the home secure

Three homes on my street were robbed recently. It occurred during the early evening. I want to make my home more secure. My front door has…

Started by Frizall

7 Aug 23, 2018
Reply by James F. Geyer

Turning Your Log Checks Out

One of the questions I get from log cabin owners all the time is "which log checks do I fill and which ones are ok to leave open ?" Here i…

Started by Guild Log and Timber

0 Aug 17, 2018

Soundproofing rooms

Anyone do anything to soundproof any of their interior rooms?  Specifically anything with mass loaded vinyl acoustic barrier?   We'd like t…

Started by The Mitchell's

9 Aug 14, 2018
Reply by Robi Haqe

Tenting a log home

Can a log home be tented to kill termites and boring beetles.  If not, why.  Thanks, Cynthia

Started by Cynthia Schnitz

3 Aug 9, 2018
Reply by Kevin Dunagan

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