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We were thinking about purchasing a log home in southern Vermont built in 2003. When we went to check it out in winter, it had been on the market for over a year, and there were hundreds of dead millipedes on the floor in the basement garage! Does this mean there is a serious infestation?!
Also, it's heated by propane, and the 2006 usage was 1616gallons, does this seem high? (It's about 3000sq ft)


The millipedes mean that there is moisture somewhere. You should walk around the house with a hammer and tap on the logs looking for any hollow sounding wood that could be rotten. As for the heat, I'm not sure if that is a lot for that size house, but caulking the exterior would be advisable to help this situation.

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