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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…

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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…

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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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fungus on the first row

Hi Those fungi appeared on the lowest log on the north side of our log home. That side is not exposed to the sun at all.  Any advice on ho…

Started by Catrinel Pauna

9 May 10
Reply by CharisB

Precision craft homes and Harkins log homes

I’m looking for some personal reviews from anyone who has had a home built by precision craft or Harkins.  Thanks Chris

Started by Chris Davies

2 May 6
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120 year old log home! Paint Romoval?

Hello All! I purchased a log home that was built in 1898! Some of the logs have water damage and may need to be replaced. Additionally the…

Started by Sarah Sullivan

3 May 4
Reply by Jeremiah Johnson

Best way to add soffits

Hi everyone, This is my first post on here! I have quite a lot of work to do on my home and was looking for some advice on my current focu…

Started by Aaron

0 May 2

Tongue and groove construction

I would like advise on tongue and groove not meeting the wall

Started by Ann Baldwin

1 Apr 24
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Looking for Exterior Vent with curved flange

I have been searching for an exterior vent with a curved flange but have not been able to find. I am hoping that someone might point me to…

Started by Andrew Dutton

0 Apr 23


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

Started by Ron Long

0 Apr 20

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

3 Apr 19
Reply by CharisB

Colorado Log Home Owners

Log Home Finishing knows that owning a well maintained log home is one of the true joys of living in the mountains of Colorado.  Log Stain…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

0 Apr 8

Inspector recommendations for log home in western NC?

My wife and I are considering buying a log home in Western North Carolina.  We are early in the process and don't have an agreement to buy…

Started by Stephen O.

4 Apr 6
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