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Posted by Neighborhood Host on April 13, 2021 at 12:00pm


Garbage removal during home renovation

Hey there,Hope you are fineWe have started renovating our old home. We came across different waste during the renovation, such as construction waste, furniture waste, and even home decoration waste. Each day the amount of waste has been increased, and after the renovation is completed, we need to remove the garbage as soon as possible. And I was overwhelmed with all this debris and not knowing where to start the cleaning process. By knowing my situation, my friend suggested seeking help from…Continue

Started by Monroe96 in Repair and Home Projects Help Mar 30.

Recommendations for Staining/Sealing contractor familiar with real log homes in Massachusetts 1 Reply

We have owned our log home (built in 84) for approx 1 year, and we want to have it stained and sealed this summer. We are log home owner Newbies, but very excited about it! We are pretty handy but working full time jobs means that time is limited. As such, we are looking for a contractor who has experience in treating (gently cleaning, staining and sealing) a real log home.We are in Massachusetts and the prior owner wasn't familiar with any contractors. I am hoping others have some…Continue

Started by Michelle Christensen in All About Stains and Sealants. Last reply by Donald Parsons Mar 12.

Log Size

Are 6 inch Dia Logs OK for a small ranch in southern Wisconsin? 1050 SQ Fr with exposed basement and attached garage? Thanks in advanceContinue

Started by Bart Reinen in Building and Maintenance Issues Feb 9.

Introduce Yourself! 316 Replies

Welcome to The Log Home Neighborhood! We're glad you stopped by.Feel free to introduce yourself here, or, create a profile and start uploading photos and videos, start blogging, join groups and take advantage of all the best resources the The Log Home Neighborhood has to offer.Oh, and by the way, I'm the Neighborhood Host - so let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns and I'll be more than happy to accommodate you!Continue

Tags: home, neighborhood, introductions, log, introduce

Started by Neighborhood Host in Welcome to the Log Home Forum. Last reply by Bart Reinen Feb 9.

Is it safe to hire a garbage removal service during the pandemic period? 2 Replies

Hey there,When we started our renovation process, we never thought how much waste we would generate. Each day we moved the garbage to the garage. Now the renovation is completed, and we need to remove the garbage as soon as possible. I walked into my garage last week filled with construction waste and determined to get it all cleaned out and found myself overwhelmed with all this debris and not knowing where to start. A neighbour saw me struggling and recommended to hire a…Continue

Tags: removal, garbage

Started by Latoyia R Hernandez in Repair and Home Projects Help. Last reply by Keera Libirea Jan 27.

deciding on carpet 3 Replies

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 carpet to avoid?Continue

Started by Hank Hill in Building and Maintenance Issues. Last reply by MarcosLove Dec 1, 2020.

Help! Blotchy Interior Log Walls 3 Replies

Hello,I recently purchased a log home in Western North Carolina and hired some folks who assured me they had experience with log homes and staining. The reason why I hired them is because the walls were extremely rough to the touch which meant they had not been cleaned in 20 years and could not be be cleaned until they were sanded first. I also wanted them to reseal the…Continue

Tags: stain, logs, interior, Blotchy

Started by Sonia Clark in So, How Do I?. Last reply by CharisB Nov 23, 2020.

Removing / Cleaning Old Interior Water Stains

Since COVID will keep me house bound this winter, it seems like a good time time to tackle some interior water stains. I've owned my kit-built, Northeastern Log Home ~6 years now (originally built in 2005) and I believe they are stains from the prior owner (it was a short sale).  I've since had the exterior sanded/refinished/sealed buttoned up some flashing and haven't noticed any new stains. My interior is natural (light) and just sealed.  I've read a few posts that suggested light sanding and…Continue

Started by Jay Boucher in Repair and Home Projects Help Nov 20, 2020.



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