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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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Building a super efficient log home

My wife and I want to build a log cabin within the next 10 years, but being an avid DIY'er I can't help but think about how to do it even t…

Started by Matthew Hall

4 Sep 12
Reply by Jim

Hey LogHome Enthusiasts! - National Geographic

We are almost finished with our first season of "Cabin Fever" on National Geographic. However, we have a couple more episodes to shoot and…

Started by J. R. Guillory

3 Sep 4
Reply by J. R. Guillory

using perma chink ultra 7 over menwood...

hi. looking for advice here. i'm a log home owner and enthusiast.  18 years ago we built a full scribe,  full log white pine home in a wood…

Started by melinda russell-haight

11 Sep 1
Reply by Steve Merriam

New Roof - What Color?

017.JPG   014.JPG My wife and I live in a small town in south central Wisconsin. Our log home is 23 years old and in need of a roof replac…

Started by Thomas Leigl

4 Aug 22
Reply by veberly lur

Great room window walls

I have heard trends are running towards all square windows instead of angles and arches on great room window walls, what say you

Started by Greg Beck

3 Aug 13
Reply by Jon Morris

Drywall ceiling vs tongue & groove

We're trying to get the cost of building our log home down to budget and considering using drywall on some of the ceilings.  This would be…

Started by Cynthia Gugg

0 Jul 22

Log Home Finishing promotional video

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

0 Jul 22

Composite decking

We are ready to select deck material, we have a very large deck.   We are firm that we want composite.  I would like to hear your comments.…

Started by Lynn bean

2 Jul 17
Reply by Chris Wood

Log restoration

I just wanted to show some work I do. Vancouver and the Fraser Valley B.C.

Started by Bill

2 Jul 15
Reply by Bill

Need some expert advise on sealing in between logs and window frame

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction on What I could use to fill the gaps between my logs and the window frame.…

Started by Ryan

7 Jul 14
Reply by Chris Wood



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