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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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A schedule from all, Ground prep to move in?

We are nearing final stage of land selection, with offers etc. Have been collecting data and such from mfgs/builders/GM-mgmt teams/design-a…

Started by chuck charles

4 14 minutes ago
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painted exterior :(

Hello all, Previous owner painted inside and out, rot problems outside here in SC, now I need to remove paint, any suggestions? Can't reall…

Started by Joe Moran

4 yesterday
Reply by CharisB

Interior Log Treatment

First time log cabin owner. Interior of cabin has been left "natural" with no stain or treatment applied to log surfaces (BC spruce round l…

Started by VMI1997

5 on Friday
Reply by EZMARY

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



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