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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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Chinking question

Attached are some pics of my chinking. I'm assuming it's about ten years old. It's starting to shrink and pull away. Or the wood is shrink…

Started by Patrick

1 1 hour ago
Reply by CharisB

Anyone know what this is?

Recently bought a log home. Noticed red spots on bottom of some beams. Unsure if it's a growth of some kind or old drips from stain/pitch.…

Started by karen jensen

4 on Friday
Reply by Bill

To Pressure Wash or Not?

Hi everyone, I just bought a log home built in 1989. Haven't even moved in yet but I've discovered Perma-Chink's Web site. Seems I'll be i…

Started by Alexis L. Foxx

21 Sep 14
Reply by vancilwa

old house borers

We built our log home 24 yrs ago. Always have been diligent about my log care, use Woodguard every couple years. The house is southern pine…

Started by greg davis

2 Sep 12
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Sanding vs blasting process

Hello I will be restoring my home this spring and am wondering about the the difference between the two processes. Can a blasting company a…

Started by George

10 Sep 3
Reply by Bob Barnes

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

5 Sep 3
Reply by Bob Barnes

Unsold Cabin Kits

Hi all, What companies are known to have good deals on cabin kits that buyers have backed out of, or any other kind of discounted kits?  I…

Started by Todd Strong

0 Sep 3

Builders say OK to paint BUT now I'm confused.

Hi all.  We are in the process of buying a log home on the mid north coast of Australia. Every builder I ask can I paint it tells me "of co…

Started by Vicki Lennon

2 Aug 29
Reply by Vicki Lennon


I have two acres in Blue Heron Woods in Hawley PA.  Would like to get going on starting my log home this next spring. (2018) Looking to us…

Started by Lisa Trotta

1 Aug 23
Reply by Dana Wellington

E-Log Homes?

My husband and I just purchased land in upstate NY and looking for a builder/supplier. Has anyone heard or or used E-log Homes? They are ba…

Started by Nicole Lalwer

6 Jul 26
Reply by Angela Stovall


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