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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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017

Mold on log cabin - help please

Hi, we stained our log cabin just 6 months ago but have recently noticed a mold growing mainly around the bottom, and on the tops of some o…

Started by J

15 Apr 3, 2017
Reply by CharisB

Understanding Different Types Of Cleaners

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

Started by Kelly

2 Mar 28, 2017
Reply by Kelly


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