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Interior wall hight issue
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Hi, I’m new here.I’m buying a log home that was built in 1995. It is a 2 story home with about 1150 sf on each floor. The first floor exterior walls are log, built from a kit. The interior walls are…Continue

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Rob Gaiser replied to Rob Gaiser's discussion Interior wall hight issue
"Chris, thanks for the input, I had thought about measuring the log wall at a point away from any support and cutting the interior stud walls to that hight. Also there is a former VP from Lincon Log Homes that lives in my area, I was going to call…"
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Chris Wood replied to Rob Gaiser's discussion Interior wall hight issue
"If you have a hump or high spot in second floor, and it's been 20 years, sanding it down or furring it up with new finished floor is sometimes the easiest solution.  Or, cutting out the top 3" of drywall on 1st floor partitions to…"
Wednesday
Rob Gaiser replied to Rob Gaiser's discussion Interior wall hight issue
"Thanks!  Im wondering if I should just level the floors where needed and call it a day?"
Wednesday
Chris Wood replied to Rob Gaiser's discussion Interior wall hight issue
"If you know who the original manufacturer is, they might have the plans and detail on file and could help with a solution.  If unknown, post a corner picture and city/state and maybe collectively, we can determine who's system it is. Most…"
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Interior wall hight issue

Hi, I’m new here.I’m buying a log home that was built in 1995. It is a 2 story home with about 1150 sf on each floor. The first floor exterior walls are log, built from a kit. The interior walls are all stick built, (2x4s). It would appear that the first floor logs have settled more than allowed for when the interior walls were built. My reason for thinking this is as follows..The master bedroom is above the kitchen and dining room, on the dining room side the first wall separates the dining…See More
Dec 4

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Tell us about yourself:
Im buying a log home that is 2300sf and was built in 1995. It has a few issues but all can be fixed with some effort.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Yes
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
Within 12 months

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