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David Reed
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For those getting ready to build a log home...
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Western Log Home Supply Mar 18, 2009.


David Reed - A Touch Above Painting Log Home Services

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Tell us about yourself:
I am a Log Home Finishing Contractor, specializing in Chemical Stripping, Corn Cob-Blasting, Staining, Caulking and Chinking
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Yes, and in the process of another....
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?

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Checks and Water...

This is taken from my blog, and copied here, after seeing some of the discussions involving caulk:

All logs split or crack throughout the life of a log home. These splits or cracks are commonly referred to as checks. Checks are completely natural occurrences in logs. The question becomes Should I caulk the checks to keep water out, or leave them be. The following will discuss the pros and cons of both.…


Posted on April 13, 2009 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

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At 9:19pm on January 11, 2009, Ike Eichhorn said…

I will check it out. Thank you.

At 5:03pm on December 1, 2008, Kelly said…
Hi David,

The packet of information that you requested went out again today 12/01/08. The other packet we sent you went out 11/26/08. This will coming to you priority mail.

Let us know if you do not get this.


At 11:14pm on November 4, 2008, Thomas A. Gaskell said…

If you travel, I would like information on what products that you use. Also, We would like to recommend you to our customers, if you are interested.

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