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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…


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


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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


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. …


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


The products we manufacture and export are :
1. Lumber  :…

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…


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.…


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…


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…


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 (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…


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…


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

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