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30 yr.old log home!
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Hey Everyone,       I am a beginner to the log home upkeep! I lived in one when I was younger, and loved it!!! Well, now I own one that needs help. I currently started(last 4 days) sanding the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CharisB Oct 18, 2010.


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I bought this log home a year ago this month. The previous owners neglected a lot of the upkeep. So, now I need to refinish/sand/ seal the exterior.The tin roof has a lot of spot rust.Can I sand it and seal it? with what? There is a lot more questions but I dont want to overwhelm you.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Heck yea.
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
Within 12 months

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Hey Everyone,

I have started the long project of sanding down to bare wood and fixing bee holes. So far, I have found a few hollow sounding logs and one short one that seems loose. This is a learning process for me. Should I do or is there something I can do to the hollow logs(they do not feel soft at all). And for the loose one, any ideas? Also, my metal roof has a lot of spot rust on it. It comes right off when I sand it, doesnt take much. Lowes guys said that you cant paint…


Posted on October 28, 2010 at 8:43pm — 3 Comments

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At 10:58am on October 18, 2010, CharisB said…
Hey, Jeff. I wish I could attach documents here! But I can't. Email me so I can send you a copy of that booklet "Keeping the Dream Alive" - Hope you had a great weekend! -- Charis w/ Sashco
At 5:55pm on October 12, 2010, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…
Hi Jeff, If it would be any easier for you and all your questions please give us
a call or send us a email and we will try to answer every question you have.
Welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly

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