Past Questions and Answers


Do you have log repair knowledge as well? Post your remarks after our answer! Just click VIEW ANSWER now!

Please browse the category questions and answers as a form of your question has likely been asked in the past.  If you can't find your answer, The Log Doctor is here to answer any question you may have regarding the repair and restoration of your log home or cabin.  If you are not a do-it-yourself kind of person, please contact us and put all our knowledge and experience to work for you!



when installing the first log on afoundation whay can be used to prevent rot down the road


Use a treated log or make sure that the foundation is high enough to prevent back splash from hitting that first, or any log. Be sure to apply a good borate treatment before staining to all wood surfaces.

Add your Feedback to this question

Use the form below to post your comments to this question and answer.

(500 characters max)

Posted By Edye
thinking about building a square milled log cabin.
what is your thoughts on cedar vs white pine and how much checking is normal on both and what size logs 8x12 or 6 x8 would be best.