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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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Ways to make the home secure

Three homes on my street were robbed recently. It occurred during the early evening. I want to make my home more secure. My front door has…

Started by Frizall

4 on Saturday
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Lateral weight bearing log walls?

Hi All, New to the forum we purchased an imported  Norwegian log home in Vermont last fall.  The home was built in 1972. I wanted to hang…

Started by Frank Martin

0 Jul 9

Woodpeckers?

First log home and suddenly noticed a bunch of these holes showing up in the roof.  HELP!! Any suggestions on how to deal with them (both h…

Started by Carlos Leon

0 Jul 9

Anyone have Amish build their log home?

Husband and I still working on our dream!  We have talked w/ many log home companies and feel maybe going with Amish builders would be best…

Started by Shannon

1 Jul 7
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Looking for Siding

I have a log cabin that was built in 1998. The bottom corners and siding on the dormers is rotten. The siding was milled by Old Timer Log H…

Started by Toni Hazen

2 Jul 2
Reply by Toni Hazen

Furniture to add to log home

My journey to build and own my dream house still goes on. Dreams might soon turn into reality once I receive the annual bonus upon resignat…

Started by Nancy Grace

0 Jun 25

Quality Home Builder

My Wife and I have property in NC, and are looking to build our dream Log Cabin Home. as you can imagine there are so many Log Home Manufa…

Started by David McDonald

15 Jun 18
Reply by Leon DeLorge

Anyone need some fasteners?

Hey y'all log home enthusiasts, I got to researching about log homes and hardware by accident. I operate a discount paint store up in Lanc…

Started by Peter Fortuna

1 Jun 12
Reply by Peter Fortuna

Baseboards on Irregular Logs

What in the world does a person do about adding baseboards in a log home?  My logs are a variety of shapes & sizes, and this is my firs…

Started by Autumn Kozimer

4 Jun 3
Reply by Susan Schutz

Need help

Hi all, I am planning to install pavers on my pathway. There is a concrete floor at the present. Since I am renovating my home, I am thinki…

Started by jamesguy

0 May 30

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