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Deer Repellent Article

I came across this article this morning and thought you log home dwellers would appreciate it, seeing as how many of you are surrounded by…

Started by CharisBLatest Reply

window color?

what window color looks best with logs? white is a nice contrast but it is white. I was thinking maybe a alum. clad but staining  the wood…

Started by JasonLatest Reply

Staining Deck

I will soon be staining my porch deck which is made from pressure treated lumber. What is the best way to clean the porch prior to staining…

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deciding on carpet

I trying to decide on carpet and welcome your input.  We will have an indoor/outdoor cat living with us.  Is there a particular type of car…

Started by Hank Hill

3 on Tuesday
Reply by MarcosLove

New Year, New Home, New Move

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…

Started by James F. Geyer

1 Oct 17
Reply by IvanZaytsev

home security system installation

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 t…

Started by Kendrick Lozano

1 Oct 14
Reply by Linda Darrey

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 l…

Started by Will P

0 Sep 19

Mould on interior logs

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 ba…

Started by Amanda Williams

1 Sep 18
Reply by ed ziobro

Humidity problem in cabin with unventilated stone foundation

Wife and I are renting a 20'x20' Amish built log cabin that's 40 years old. This is our third summer here and we're finally trying to addre…

Started by Marcus Gardner

0 Jul 28

Interior log finish

Hello all -  We are new to the log cabin world and are excited to get started on this new adventure. The cabin we bought has interior logs…

Started by Terry Young

6 Jul 26
Reply by Terry Young

My log house caught fire

Hi There, I need some vital info regarding a serious matter. My log house caught fire last week. My wife felt an unusual smell & heard…

Started by Kendrick Lozano

0 Jun 30

How to lift the purlin'?

We are building a log cabin, its 30x25ft built from D milled 6x6” logs. I have felled 3 32ft trees to use as purlins, they must weigh 600-7…

Started by Jonathan Holden-Remick

0 Jun 1

Clogged drain problems

A pool of standing water is formed in my bathroom while bathing. I am facing problems with clogged drains in the bathroom and a foul smell…

Started by Chris Carl

1 May 17
Reply by Judy Juan

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