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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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Question about potential cabin...

Hey Folks, New here to the group, but we are seeing some great reads here to learn more as we move forward in buying our first log home. We…

Started by Chris Shelton

2 50 minutes ago
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Financing for renovation, Need advice

Hi, I want to renovate my log house. I am thinking about immediately after the winter because it's my wedding in the spring. But, I am havi…

Started by Antony Huerta

0 on Wednesday

Middle/South GA log home restoration and repair

Looking for someone or a company in Middle or South Georgia for log home restoration and repair! I'm located about 60 miles south of Macon…

Started by David Lewis

0 on Tuesday

Stain not lasting

Hi! I am wondering if anyone else has had the problems I am having with the stain on my logs? Three years ago I had my cedar logs pressure…

Started by P J DiCesare

3 on Monday
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Interior accent log on framed corner

Can anyone tell me how to make a 45 degree cut into the backside of a 9 foot log so I can stand it vertically and apply it to a framed and…

Started by Greg Beck

5 Nov 28
Reply by Wes Brownin

Should I chink between shiplap to seal from drafts?

I purchased a 1934 log framed cabin.  It has walls of shiplap boards with up to 1/4 gaps, then tarpaper over that, and cedar shingles over…

Started by Doug

1 Nov 3
Reply by CharisB

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

2 Nov 2
Reply by Cynthia Schnitz

Dave's Cheap and Easy - This one is cheaper than dying!

For some odd reason, for a long time I used ladders for even the most dangerous work, i.e. > 20 ft high, reaching into tight spaces, etc…

Started by David Thomas

6 Oct 18
Reply by David Thomas

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

0 Sep 25

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 CharisB

1 Sep 21
Reply by Eddie McVay

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