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Calling all chinkers . . .

Hey everyone, I have a 6x6 milled butt-and-pass log home we bought last summer. The guy who built it 7 years ago failed to use any caulk or…

Started by Jon Z

1 Mar 27
Reply by CharisB

Staining the back of log siding

I am building a garage and installing log siding on it to match my log home.  I have been told to stain the back of the siding prior to ins…

Started by Mike

1 Oct 19, 2017
Reply by CharisB

Sashco Transformation Log & Timber - Red Tone Dark vs Brown Tone Dark

I recently used Sashco Transformation Log & Timber, color Red Tone Dark on my home.  While I love the product, this color came out a bi…

Started by Adam

3 Sep 8, 2017
Reply by CharisB

Mice sealant

Hi We have been living in a log home for 6 years now. The house is in the fields and each fall, starting with September we have mice insid…

Started by Catrinel Pauna

9 Jun 7, 2017
Reply by Catrinel Pauna

Cedar deck mold

The log home is doing fine with Woodguard that we put on originally and when necessary since we built it. The problem I have is with our ne…

Started by Rodney coryer

15 May 11, 2017
Reply by CharisB

Stains on ceiling

My tongue-in-groove vaulted ceiling started leaking a while back. Tried to locate the leak and fix it and finally found it where the chimne…

Started by Doug Ottney

3 Mar 28, 2017
Reply by CharisB

Dang Pictures!

22 years ago we built our log home, staining on the inside with Sikkens Interior, two coats. We are thinking of selling soon (it's been a g…

Started by Doug Ottney

8 Feb 11, 2017
Reply by Doug Ottney coat?

I recently came across some info for Woodguard TC (top coat), but cannot find the product anywhere.  Is anyone familiar with this, is it st…

Started by Adam

6 Oct 18, 2016
Reply by Art Hoffman

Home Improvements That Increase Your Cabin's Value

Six weeks ago, you closed on your first cabin. Since this joyous occasion, you’ve been busy unpacking and cleaning. Because your new cabin…

Started by Brooke Chaplan

1 Sep 21, 2016
Reply by Eddie McVay

refinishing 1950s log home interior

Posted question about painting long home white which got no response.  Really need to figure this out ASAP so here's another try.  Attached…

Started by sam

5 Aug 26, 2016
Reply by Raymond Wengerd


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