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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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Cracking Logs on Interior and Exterior

Hello, I am new to the board and I attempted to find a similar question that was already asked. Seeing as though every situation is differe…

Started by Laura Ramthun

4 Feb 16
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Is there anybody here?

Since it's been 2 weeks since a single sole last posted in the loghomeu I thought I check for pulse.  Roll call everyone?  Spring 2015 Log…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

7 Feb 8
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Researching contractors to media blast my home in Reliance, TN

I contracted a man and wife team to clean the outside of my log home and apply Woodgard to it after it dried. Unfortunately, they bought an…

Started by Scott Green

10 Jan 19
Reply by Wayne Bell

Large checking indoors on roof beams

Checking on the log beams supporting our roof appears to be increasing.  Maybe it's in my head or maybe it's winter and the checks are just…

Started by Bem

5 Jan 9
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

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

32 Jan 6
Reply by chuck charles

New log home owner with an interior wall cleaning question

Hello! I am new to the forum and new to being a log home owner.  My wife and I purchased a 40 year old chinked log home about a month ago i…

Started by Nicolay Bell

9 Dec 22, 2014
Reply by Bill

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

12 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by Thomas Leigl

Real Life Insight in to the building process.

Saw this on another forum today and thought it was a good insight to share with this group as well.  When developing a timeline for a const…

Started by Donald Parsons

3 Dec 5, 2014
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

New Roof - Caulk or Not Caulk

We are in the final stages of replacing  the asphalt roof on our log home.  Because of the design of the previous roof, it was necessary to…

Started by Thomas Leigl

6 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Chet Broski

What to look for in a chinking job

Just a few things to look for when examining a potential log home purchase with chinking.  Thermal imaging revealed a poor chinking job sho…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

0 Nov 11, 2014



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