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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

Protect Your Home While Protecting the Environment

Have you ever been called a tree hugger? Are you someone who loves the earth so much, you talk to the grass? Ok, maybe you aren't that much of a hippie, but you're still someone who wants to do whatever you can to protect the environment. And with that means protecting your home. Maybe you need to add something to protect from termites or inclement weather, but you're concerned about adding something to your home that could potentially be harmful to the environment.…

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Added by sarahwills on February 13, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Free Webinar Co-hosted by Honest Abe & Log Home Living

Feb. 26, 2015, 7-8 p.m. Central

Speaker: Sara Brown, Home Group Editor, Log Homes Living magazine

No matter the size of your log or timber home, the main level is definitely where you’ll do most of your living. And although you’ll spend plenty of time in the great room and living areas, don’t be…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 12, 2015 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Common plumbing issues and how to deal with them

Having good plumbing means that you will not have any problems, it should, but it does not. Many problems can appear in average homes. However, if you come across any plumbing issues, do not panic, as most of them you can fix yourself, without having to call an emergency plumber.

In most of the cases blocked drains cause problems. You can either use home-made recipes to deal with it or follow easy to fix…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on January 28, 2015 at 5:10am — 1 Comment

8 Ways to Stick to Your Log Home Building/Remodeling Budget

Recently I ran across this blog on houzz.com (written by Bud Dietrich, AIA) and thought it was very relevant to any building project.  Several of the points he covers below I've touched on in my blog posts, but thought another point of view besides mine might be…

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Added by Donald Parsons on January 2, 2015 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Some essentials for selecting fence company Denver

If you want to upgrade the fencing at your property then there can be plenty of options to look at. You can either upgrade the fencing or then you can also plan to install a completely new one. It is certainly going to be a little daunting and difficult too. But then you can easily consider some associates and take up a decision to see who is the best and can help you in all this. When you start with the research you will come across too many different such fence companies in Denver. But…

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Added by John H Hedden on December 18, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Wind damage

Has anyone had wind damage that blew the ceiling down on a vaulted great room?  I was told that it is not uncommon.

Added by kevin Riley on December 16, 2014 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Happy Holidays To Everyone on LogHomeU And A Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays To Everyone On LogHomeu And A Happy New Year!

Added by Kelly on December 15, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Independent Representative Opportunity

ClearCreek Siding is seeking Independent Representatives in many areas throughout the United States.

Contact us today if you are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity.

800-862-6088

Added by Lorissa Stokes on December 3, 2014 at 7:25am — No Comments

Room For Growth/ Additions

Whispering Pines Log Homes was Featured in Country's Best Cabins Aug 2014 edition. Pages 34-40. Great article about Whispering Pines and our customer starting with a smaller cabin adding on to it as family has grown and retirement to the log home for that couple…

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Added by WHISPERING PINES LOG HOMES, INC. on December 2, 2014 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Addition

I would like to build a stick frame addition to my log home.  My home was built about 15 years ago.  Any thoughts about this?  I was curious If there were still concerns about settling?

Added by Jason Vander Weit on November 24, 2014 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

Why Has Timber Block Log Homes Made Santa's "Nice" List?

Santa has Timber Block on this top of his list this year, thanks to his brand new home in Toronto!

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Staring November 28th, Santa is going to be set up in his new Timber Block Insulated Log Home at the Toronto Eaton Center.  Thanks to Timber Block’s R-30 wall insulation, along with a tight…

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Added by Timber Block on November 15, 2014 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Dream Log Home in North Carolina (Belews Lake)

Please excuse the shameless listing of a log home on a Carolina lake, but this one is special due to downsizing after 11 wonderful years:

http://www.triadmls.com/homes-for-sale/340-Lake-Point-Belews-Creek-NC-27009-125079667

6 BDRM, 3.1BA, over 4,000sf and 500sf loft or office lakeside on .92 acres in a gated community of just 22 homes.

For Sale by…

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Added by Charlie Breeding on November 10, 2014 at 7:17pm — No Comments

Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Kick Start Your Log Home Plans

As we head into the long winter months, you may think fall might not be the right time to get started on your log home plans.

However, this is exactly the right time to kick start your plans!

Today's Timber Block blog touches on the many reasons why autumn is the perfect time to start making…

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Added by Timber Block on October 29, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

Alder vs. Pine Interior Doors

Need a little help here! Building a white pine log home, planning on a clear interior finish. Can we go with alder interior doors instead of pine? Maybe with a natural stain to add a little different color?

Thanks!

Added by Anthony Murch on October 27, 2014 at 11:07am — 1 Comment

watch this link about this crook that builds log homes illegally

go on you tube and type in "log home disaster built by jason dunn"

Added by Joe Smith on October 22, 2014 at 4:04am — 3 Comments

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