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Deer Repellent Article

I came across this article this morning and thought you log home dwellers would appreciate it, seeing as how many of you are surrounded by…

Started by CharisBLatest Reply

window color?

what window color looks best with logs? white is a nice contrast but it is white. I was thinking maybe a alum. clad but staining  the wood…

Started by JasonLatest Reply

Staining Deck

I will soon be staining my porch deck which is made from pressure treated lumber. What is the best way to clean the porch prior to staining…

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Blasting log home

Blasting has ruined my log home. Just wanted to let anyone planning on having there home blasted, it will completely ruin the logs. I don't…

Started by George

6 15 hours ago
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Looking for a contractor in WA state

Can anyone recommend a contractor that knows how to build a log home in WA state?

Started by K Carrier

3 yesterday
Reply by Bill

Buying a scribe

I plan on buying my first scribe and teaching my self this summer, any tips from the professionals on which one to buy and from who ?

Started by Greg Beck

2 on Friday
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

butt & pass log home & settling?

Doing our homework on log homes -We've read that a butt & pass corner style (constructed correctly) provides a log home that does not s…

Started by forestrider

38 Mar 16
Reply by shanny

Is there anybody here?

Since it's been 2 weeks since a single sole last posted in the loghomeu I thought I check for pulse.  Roll call everyone?  Spring 2015 Log…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

13 Mar 15
Reply by shanny

Cracking Logs on Interior and Exterior

Hello, I am new to the board and I attempted to find a similar question that was already asked. Seeing as though every situation is differe…

Started by Laura Ramthun

6 Mar 10
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Builder's Risk (course of construction) AND liability insurance?

I've been shopping around for builder's risk insurance and already have some quotes (Zurich).  Our current homeowner insurance agent said w…

Started by Cynthia Gugg

2 Mar 9
Reply by Cynthia Gugg

Any one looking for Log houses manufacturers please contact us

We are manufacturers of the Pine wood houses, please send us the drawing and design for us to offer you an free quote, including the sea fr…

Started by Kabra K

0 Mar 5

Researching contractors to media blast my home in Reliance, TN

I contracted a man and wife team to clean the outside of my log home and apply Woodgard to it after it dried. Unfortunately, they bought an…

Started by Scott Green

10 Jan 19
Reply by Wayne Bell

Large checking indoors on roof beams

Checking on the log beams supporting our roof appears to be increasing.  Maybe it's in my head or maybe it's winter and the checks are just…

Started by Bem

5 Jan 9
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing



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