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Home Renovation Dilemma

Hey,Finally, bought a new house last month! Now we have to move into the new house. However, before moving, I would like to do some renovat…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Jan 24, 2019

Anyone need some fasteners?

Hey y'all log home enthusiasts, I got to researching about log homes and hardware by accident. I operate a discount paint store up in Lanc…

Started by Peter Fortuna

2 Jan 1, 2019
Reply by Yve LeRoy

Eliminating Bats From House

Is there anything we can do to prevent bats from entering the house? I just bought a new house in Aurora last month. There are hundreds of…

Started by James F. Geyer

1 Dec 30, 2018
Reply by Roger Mathews

Butt and pass cabin

In the process of building a butt and pass method cabin and looking for some advice on a few things. Iam using 1/2” rebar and pinning my 8”…

Started by Yve LeRoy

0 Dec 26, 2018

Winter Log Home Maintenance Inspection

Log Home Finishing begins our projects with an inspection, followed by a detailed work order and then we schedule and perform the maintenan…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

0 Dec 26, 2018

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

0 Dec 21, 2018

Ridge vent leak?

Do I need a ridge vent, if I don't have an attic? I have cathedral ceilings (mostly) with tongue-in-groove ceiling, 8" of styrofoam board i…

Started by Doug Ottney

0 Dec 16, 2018

Basement Ventilation Ideas

Just bought a new house near Windermere Drive in Edmonton. Overall the house is good and luckily I got a pretty good deal. The only problem…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Dec 4, 2018

Mold/Mildew on logs - never ending battle...

It seems a never ending battle with mold/mildew on my log home.  The home is about 30' tall at the peak so it's difficult to get on ladders…

Started by Timothy S Rector

27 Nov 22, 2018
Reply by Art Hoffman

Help me find the best energy efficient windows

Hi friends, I'm new to this forum. I'm planning to renovate my home. Hope you could help me find the best energy efficient replacement wind…

Started by Martha M. Morris

0 Nov 21, 2018

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