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Question:


I have a rustic log house built in the early 80's and when it is warm it smells awful. Outside the logs smell sickly sweet up close (they were recently sandblasted and stained with a high quality product. Inside the house smells ripe. cheesy. what could it be and how do i get rid of it?

Answer:

Inside could be mold or mildew. Contact a mold remediation company to investigate. Outside...not sure. If there is a fresh finish on it it shouldn't be smelling at all.

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Posted By KIm Thomas
10/10/2012
I want to know if you can build a log home with red oak.I am thinking about buying a log home kit but I am concerned because the man told me that he didn't know if it was red or white oak. They are suppose to be have been for a resort and they are dovetailed and hardwood cabins, also they are very inexpensive.