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New Year, New Home, New Move 1 Reply

Hey guys,We are moving into our new house this new year. I'm thinking about renting our old home. But I will have to renovate it first. The windows and doors need to be replaced as they have become old and damaged now. Also, I will have to move all the furniture and equipment from the house for renovation. I don't wanna take em to my new house. So I hired a self-storage service for this.But, moving all these appliances and furniture is not an easy task. Many people suggested hiring a moving…Continue

Started by James F. Geyer in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by IvanZaytsev Oct 17.

home security system installation 1 Reply

Hi There,My house caught fire three months ago. The repair works were over, and it was a difficult time in my life. And I didn't want it to happen again. As my wife and I couldn't locate the fire source, we decided to find a solution for it as it may help to avoid such incidents in the future. A friend told us to install a home security system, and upon hearing this, we searched online and…Continue

Started by Kendrick Lozano in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by Linda Darrey Oct 14.

Is it safe to hire a garbage removal service during the pandemic period? 1 Reply

Hey there,When we started our renovation process, we never thought how much waste we would generate. Each day we moved the garbage to the garage. Now the renovation is completed, and we need to remove the garbage as soon as possible. I walked into my garage last week filled with construction waste and determined to get it all cleaned out and found myself overwhelmed with all this debris and not knowing where to start. A neighbour saw me struggling and recommended to hire a…Continue

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Started by Latoyia R Hernandez in Repair and Home Projects Help. Last reply by Dion Malone Sep 25.

Introduce Yourself! 314 Replies

Welcome to The Log Home Neighborhood! We're glad you stopped by.Feel free to introduce yourself here, or, create a profile and start uploading photos and videos, start blogging, join groups and take advantage of all the best resources the The Log Home Neighborhood has to offer.Oh, and by the way, I'm the Neighborhood Host - so let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns and I'll be more than happy to accommodate you!Continue

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Started by Neighborhood Host in Welcome to the Log Home Forum. Last reply by Dion Malone Sep 25.

T&G over logs ? 2 Replies

Hey everyone,we purchased a log home built in the mid 80’s. Logs are “D” logs and the interior is stained dark brown which makes the whole interior very dark.   We love the plain clear coat natural look and not interested in sanding everything and dealing with the mess, not to mention the un-evenness of the finished look.  Has anyone put 1x8 tongue and groove boards directly over their logs on the interior side ?  I know this will be more expensive than sanding.  Any advice ?Continue

Started by Jason Henry in Repair and Home Projects Help. Last reply by Mary Brooks Sep 21.

Second Floor Hardwood Floor Install

Good morning,I’ve recently purchased a log home with first floor exposed floor joist ceilings. I’d need some advise about installing hardwood floors on the second floor. Should I glue them down or nail? I’m concerned about the nails poking through. Any sage advise would be helpful. MaryContinue

Started by Mary Brooks in Repair and Home Projects Help Sep 21.

Paramount vs Sikkens

PPG makes both Paramount (only sold at Menards) and Sikkens.  How does Paramount compare to Sikkens? Is it the same, but with a different label?WillContinue

Started by Will P in Building and Maintenance Issues Sep 19.

Mould on interior logs 1 Reply

Hi, I'm on the final part of my log home build in Transylvania, Romania. We've just had the interior logs stained ( clear) using a water based product designed for logs. Within a week, black spots started to appear all over the interior. The product supplier says that the believe the logs may still have had a higher water content ( possibly because the windows and doors weren't installed for a number of months) which in turn caused a mushroom type Mould inside the log which has now reacted with…Continue

Started by Amanda Williams in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by ed ziobro Sep 18.

 
 
 

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