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Going Green: How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient this Summer

Reduce Energy Consumption



In the summer, many homeowners experience a huge increase in a home’s energy bills. There are several reasons for this, including global warming and families staying home more. In many geographic locations,…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 26, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

6 Tips to Maintain Your Landscape and Garden

Having a garden is not less than having a sanctuary. It is a place that if all the natural elements are brought through a clever and harmonious design, can effectively help a person to gain peace of mind and sound health.

Even though maintaining a garden landscape is not very difficult process, it has its own…

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Added by Morna Collins on May 21, 2015 at 12:56am — No Comments

Resealing my log home

l wa s told that you need to reseal a log home every 2 or 3 yrs. l have owned my home 2 yrs now, so how do l know if l need to reseal it? Bascally l have about 100 questions, where do l start researching it. Do l need to strip the house? What do l seal it with? thxs all

Added by Kevin Witt on May 19, 2015 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Eloghomes... dream or nightmare?

Eloghomes is building our home. The contractors they send out have been ridiculous to say the least. We were told 6-8 weeks after delivery of logs and our shell would be finished. Here it is almost a year later, and we still have work that needs to be done on the shell.Anybody else dealt with them?

Added by Christina Odom Smith on May 19, 2015 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Treat Your Logs First To Make Them Last.

Treat Your Logs First To Make Them Last.



You've just spent a long time leafing through planning books, selecting the logs, choosing the perfect lot--waiting for your dream home to be built. Why put all that at risk? Rot, weather, insects, fungi all pose a serious threat to your logs. Protect your investment--treat your logs first to make them last.





Applying A Borate To A Log Home.



Questions and Answer to apply a borate to a log…

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Added by Kelly on May 18, 2015 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Central Mass Log Home Maintenance Contractors?

Looking for contractor recommendations to wash/stain/seal my log home.  Bought in Aug 2014 and unsure of last maintenance.  Appreciate any recommendations or advice!  Thank you in advance.

Added by Jay Boucher on May 14, 2015 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Tips to Make Your Garden a Summer Oasis

Two things are commonly known and we are direct witnesses and participants, our lives are becoming faster and faster, leaving us less and less time for ourselves and our summers are getting hotter and hotter. Therefore, when the summer comes, anxiety rises even more, we come home from work…

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Added by Tyler M. Newport on May 12, 2015 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Look what they are doing to our log home :(

Dear Log Home Neighborhood,

We just bought this log home and hired a company to do some work on our house.

Our contact says the following:

"The removal of all failing material using a commercial grade pressure washer. The removal of any failing chinking on the home. The chinking of all gaps on the logs that are greater than ¼ inch. All windows will also be sealed using Log Jam Conceal caulking.  All exterior siding and logs on the home will receive one…

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Added by Karen on May 11, 2015 at 12:56pm — 4 Comments

Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. 

There were many places were the mold had really set in. …

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Added by Guild Log and Timber on May 6, 2015 at 1:26am — No Comments

How to Choose the Right Light Fixture to Complete Any Room

light fixtures

As part of interior week at Timber Block Log Homes, today Timber Block talks light fixtures. When building, designing and completing any home, light fixtures are almost the last thing to be installed. Face it, if you didn’t have light fixtures, you wouldn’t have, well – light! And although the majority of Timber Block home owners…

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Added by Timber Block on April 28, 2015 at 10:15am — No Comments

Farmhouse Remodel Fit for a Family

Buying an old farmhouse might be a good way to settle your family in clean and peaceful environment, but most of the people are scared of renovation costs of houses like this and they choose building a house from scratch instead. Costs of renovation  depend on the house you choose, but in…

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Added by Tyler M. Newport on April 22, 2015 at 7:32am — No Comments

Amazing And Relaxing Outdoor Space

You can transform your backyard into an urban oasis and escape from every day rush.There is much more to do with your outdoor space, than just planting different plants. Apart from flowers, lawn, shrubs and trees what makes your back yard beautiful it can be nicely decorated with colourful paths,…

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Added by Tyler M. Newport on April 20, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Renovation projects before the winter season

While we are anxiously waiting the arrival of good old Santa Clause, we are reminded that Santa does not come empty handed. Often, he is accompanied by wind, snow, and a whole lot of cold weather. For that reason it is best to fortify your home properly; making sure that you are all ready to meet the winter blizzards. There a whole variety of projects you can try in order to make your home a little warmer; a little more fuzzy and a whole lot welcoming. Here are some interesting home…

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Added by Patricia Cornwell on April 8, 2015 at 7:28am — No Comments

Garden Projects for Summer

End of summer is the right time for garden projects, you should prepare your backyard for the winter, especially if you organized parties or barbecues during this period. Your garden and lawn should become resistant for the times to come, and the extreme weather conditions that range…

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Added by Tyler M. Newport on April 6, 2015 at 4:12am — No Comments

Get Your Log Home Floor Plan Drawn Up - At No Charge!

Early in 2015, Timber Block offered complimentary architectural consultations during an open house held at our model home, near NC. It was the first time we held an event like this, and the outcome was overwhelming!



We had one of our architects dedicate one day to one-on-one meetings with those who booked their appointments (it was first come, first served). Several people had their floor plans drawn up at no cost to them, and now their homes are in…

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Added by Timber Block on April 1, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Securing your Home with the Latest Tech

Today, more and more people trust sensors and Internet connected devises to secure their homes. Such homes that offer an amazing level of control and 24/7 monitoring are called smart homes. The advent of smart security devices has led to a number of new unprecedented ways of unlawful…

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Added by Tyler M. Newport on March 31, 2015 at 4:23am — No Comments

Blasting

Blasting has ruined my log home. Just wanted to let anyone planning on having there home blasted, it will completely ruin the logs. I don't know what to do. The blasting has left all the logs with a raised grain look. Can anyone help?

Thanks George.

Added by George on March 26, 2015 at 3:15pm — 1 Comment

Cherished Moments at the Cabin

Check out the latest post,Cherished Moments at the Log Cabin, on our new blog : Cabin Intuition. …

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Added by Dane Rigby on March 10, 2015 at 1:34am — No Comments

Looking for Agents, Distributors, re-sellers for JV for marketing the Pine Log houses.

Our Company Kalp Exim Pvt Ltd is an 14 year old ISO certified govt recognized export house based in Mumbai, India. We are a one-stop-shop for all kinds of Wooden Decking and flooring having the manufacturing facilities in India. Kindly visit www.kalpexim.com

 

The products we manufacture and export are :
 
1. Lumber  :…
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Added by Kabra K on March 5, 2015 at 3:17am — No Comments

Home, sweet home: Buying a new house

When you are in process of buying a house, challenges ahead can seem so daunting that you will be tempted to buy any house just to finish the process. We will point to you a few tips to make your process of purchasing a home, somewhat, easier.

Before you buy

The largest number of buyers needs to get a mortgage to buy a…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on February 13, 2015 at 9:33am — 2 Comments

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