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Where to buy

anyone know where to buy chinking in Canada? Lots of places in states but shipping is brutal!

Started by Yve LeRoy

2 Jan 15
Reply by Judy Juan

Flooring advice..

My grandparents' house is 50 years old. Nothing has been done to them in 30 years or more. Kitchen has fir and the rest of the house has wi…

Started by Emma Nathan

2 Jan 15
Reply by Judy Juan

Insect boring holes in knots of pine

I will soon be refinishing a side of my log home (stripping to bare wood, borate, then stain).  I have noticed that some insect has been bo…

Started by Mike

5 Jul 24, 2019
Reply by Brian Donelson

Best Sealant for water leaks

Hi All: Need expert advice on what is the best log sealant to keep water from leaking through the logs ..  Thank you!  

Started by Kim Broome

5 Mar 12, 2019
Reply by CharisB

Removing stain from windows

I usually clean windows every weekend. For the last few weeks, I was staying with my grandmother in Toronto. The house was looking so dirty…

Started by Diane Vargas

4 Jan 8, 2019
Reply by Raymond Wengerd

Blue residue on logs after washing-Mold?

I recently built a garage and have installed log siding on the building to match my home.  The siding I used was sitting in a barn for over…

Started by Mike

13 Nov 22, 2018
Reply by trey spoon

Refinishing questions

We are in the process of refinishing cabin. Will be finished with staining tomorrow at some point. I have a couple of questions that hopefu…

Started by Dave McLochlin

3 Oct 11, 2018
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Log Home Building

Hi!  My Mom passed away slightly over a year ago now, and she left me an unfinished log home.  It's been in probate, so I'm just now gettin…

Started by Melody Haile

8 Sep 12, 2018
Reply by Donald Parsons

Sanding Away Stain

Hi Y'all! I'm trying to get rid of the stain on my log home.  it's a dark, yucky color. I first stained the home 15 years ago.  I began wi…

Started by Micah Levy

5 Sep 6, 2018
Reply by bill proud

House Cleaning Service; How Much Does It Cost?

Hi, I and my wife are working full time. I mean we work more than forty hours a week. We have two little children and one is just 9 months…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Aug 23, 2018


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