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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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Dumb Fly Problem

Hello, My wife and I are long time log home dwellers. For most all of those years we have had the dumb cluster fly problems. Our current h…

Started by Frank Keefe

7 Oct 29
Reply by Frank Keefe

Mold/Mildew on logs - never ending battle...

It seems a never ending battle with mold/mildew on my log home.  The home is about 30' tall at the peak so it's difficult to get on ladders…

Started by Timothy S Rector

25 Oct 29
Reply by Nicholas Martin

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

6 Oct 27
Reply by Carlos Leon

Painted log home

I recently bought a 30 year old cypress log home.  I believe it was stained and protected for 23 years and was painted 7 years ago.   There…

Started by Patti Veale

7 Oct 27
Reply by Art Hoffman

Insurance

looking for suggestions for cabin insurance in Pennsylvania. Having a devil of a time navigating this task

Started by Ron Long

1 Oct 26
Reply by Art Hoffman

Importance of Electrical Inspection

Hi all, I'm David from Toronto. One of my neighbour's apartment caught fire last month. Luckily, no one was injured during the accident. No…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Oct 25

Renting storage space

My house is 15 years old. Most of the houses in our locality have already undergone a renovation. Our house is looking so outdated compared…

Started by Alta C. Herr

2 Sep 28
Reply by Lisa F Larsen

Noise reduction

Does anyone have any experience in using carpet to soundproof a floor. Like many log houses our bedroom is under a second floor BR that has…

Started by Dave Neuburger

10 Sep 20
Reply by Robi Haqe

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 CharisB

2 Sep 15
Reply by Pieni Sieni

Log Production Time Schedule from Felling to Ready to Assemble Logs

Dear Log Home Neighborhood, Would someone like to explain, in layman's terms, what is the general schedule in terms of different processes…

Started by Pieni Sieni

0 Sep 15

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