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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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Insulation between logs

New member on here, and have looked pretty extensively at past posts trying to find some direction... I am building a real rustic log cabin…

Started by Carl Bartley

1 on Saturday
Reply by shanny

Log Home Repair

Had a phone call yesterday from a person in Oak Island, NC looking for someone to work on a log home.  Needing some logs repaired/replaced.…

Started by Donald Parsons

0 Sep 30

Copper post caps

Does anyone know were I can buy some copper post caps, I saw them online and can't remember the site, Thanks Greg. Beck

Started by Greg Beck

5 Sep 28
Reply by Anna Brown

deciding on carpet

I trying to decide on carpet and welcome your input.  We will have an indoor/outdoor cat living with us.  Is there a particular type of car…

Started by Hank Hill

0 Sep 18

Requesting Advice on Renovating a 1940's Log Cabin

Hello,          I am new to the forum and to owning a log cabin.  My wife and I purchased a lake home that has a small log cabin on it that…

Started by Brian

11 Sep 9
Reply by Raymond Wengerd

Contractor recommendations, Kentucky

My wife and I need a competent contractor to media/cob blast and refinish our home. Can anybody please provide me with your recommendations…

Started by John Simpson

0 Aug 28

Sashco Transformation and Log Jam

Here are some before, after, and during photos of our current log home maintenance and log restoration project near Evergreen, Colorado.  T…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

3 Aug 19
Reply by Kelly

Needing advice about blasting and staining.

My house is 27 years old. There is no evidence that it has ever been stained since it's construction. I'm sure that it needs to be stained…

Started by Paul Woodman

12 Aug 15
Reply by George

Log Cabin Restoration Videos

Citizens, this is how we remove old concrete chinking from log homes.  The tool being used is a Makita Power scraper.  This tool has helped…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

2 Aug 12
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Has anyone had a bad experience with Allstate builder's risk insurance?

Started by Hank Hill

0 Aug 6



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