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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

Dumb Fly Problem

Hello, My wife and I are long time log home dwellers. For most all of those years we have had the dumb cluster fly problems. Our current h…

Started by Frank Keefe

7 Oct 29, 2018
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First log home and suddenly noticed a bunch of these holes showing up in the roof.  HELP!! Any suggestions on how to deal with them (both h…

Started by Carlos Leon

6 Oct 27, 2018
Reply by Carlos Leon

Painted log home

I recently bought a 30 year old cypress log home.  I believe it was stained and protected for 23 years and was painted 7 years ago.   There…

Started by Patti Veale

7 Oct 27, 2018
Reply by Art Hoffman


looking for suggestions for cabin insurance in Pennsylvania. Having a devil of a time navigating this task

Started by Ron Long

1 Oct 26, 2018
Reply by Art Hoffman

Importance of Electrical Inspection

Hi all, I'm David from Toronto. One of my neighbour's apartment caught fire last month. Luckily, no one was injured during the accident. No…

Started by James F. Geyer

0 Oct 25, 2018

Renting storage space

My house is 15 years old. Most of the houses in our locality have already undergone a renovation. Our house is looking so outdated compared…

Started by Alta C. Herr

2 Sep 28, 2018
Reply by Lisa F Larsen

Noise reduction

Does anyone have any experience in using carpet to soundproof a floor. Like many log houses our bedroom is under a second floor BR that has…

Started by Dave Neuburger

10 Sep 20, 2018
Reply by Robi Haqe

Log Production Time Schedule from Felling to Ready to Assemble Logs

Dear Log Home Neighborhood, Would someone like to explain, in layman's terms, what is the general schedule in terms of different processes…

Started by Pieni Sieni

0 Sep 15, 2018

Chinking Weather

I'm finishing up washing my logs, and I'll hopefully stain this week.   I'm getting worried, though.  I need to chink, and the nightly tem…

Started by Melody Haile

1 Sep 14, 2018
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