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My husband I have always dreamed of owning a log cabin and one has recently become available in our area - Western NY. The only downside is that its a foreclosure and has to be taken as is. During our walkthrough, we noticed in one corner of the cathedral ceiling a black spot that looks like it could be black mold. We didnt see it anywhere else and if related to water damage, we feel like it would be on the walls next to the spot as well. When we asked the realtor about it, he said log homes are

Answer:

I'm sure it is black mold and is probably being caused from improper venting in the roof. Plan on budgeting about $2.00 per square foot of living space / per year to keep the exterior professionally maintained if the finish is in good shape now.

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Posted By Jim Coverley
6/29/2016
I have hail damage to my half log siding. How do I repair it?