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Chinking and Caulking
I am building a new cottage in NC. One of the rooms will be made to look like a square log cabin. I intend to use i'' thick planks...
How do you keep bugs out of a log cabin in the olden days?For example,how did Abe Lincoln keep bugs out of his log cabin?
Have a log cabin on a lake that was built in the 40's. The original chink appears to be a petroleum based product and is dark brown in color....
i installed a humidifier in my 10 year old loghome. mylogs startd checking on th interior. Why?
What is the best to do on outside of log home. Caulk/Chink? Which lasts the longest, which looks the best? I don't find any real hard answer to that...
The previous owner put drywall around the round logs but there are large gaps. What can we use to fill in these gaps?
What product would you recommend for protecting and preserving a log home in arid south central Idaho?
We have a three year old log home. The house has settled and we have numerous places where the logs on the interior and exterior have separated. How often...
Where can I buy Oakum?
We replaced several logs and now need to chink and paint/stain. One contractor told us is was better to chink after painting. Is it better to chink before or...
can you chink over caulking ? Or do you have to dig out caulk and install backer rod ?
My log home is caulked is oil base it needs to be redone and it is very hard to get a good smooth line.I was told that all you...
I am building a small hunter cabin kit. My question is what caulk do you recommended to put down a bead in-between each log as I lay it down?...
I have a new cabin and chinking has bleed down the side of the logs. How do I remove it from the stained logs. This is mostly on inside...
My D style log home is about 14 years old. All the outside has been stained with 3 coats of Sickens and is in pretty good shape... On the...
We recently purchased a square pine log home that is 20 yrs old. some of the interior and exterior logs are showing gaps, but not all. with the square...
we are looking to buy a log cabin that was built in 1978 there are some issues with it, there are some gaps between the logs about 1/4'' what...
We have a 14 year old tongue and groove cypress 2 story log home. The logs are D-faced. During heavy storms with wind, water seeps through the logs. It...
I would like to restore an outside wall (now an interior wall of an enclosed porch) of an old log cabin (over 100 years old). All chinking has fallen...
I was reading your Chinking vs. Mortar page and it disappeared. Can't find it!!! Important I read it as I'm doing a 1500 sf addition to my ''new'' kit...