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My husband and I are buying 50 acres with 4 historical cabins built by the Hanes Family in NC. We would like to respect the history of the cabins...
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We have a Southland Log Home built in '96. 8"x12" kiln dried tongue and groove logs with a "chinking cut" (decorative) that had never been filled. Used Energy Seal...
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Early 40s renovated cabin with original round log walls (now all interior walls) with 2ish inch chinking. I'm not sure what the chinking is made of, but it's brown...
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We've cobb blasted our cabin.   The ends appear to have darkened,  is there any way to bring them back to life so the stain looks good,  not burnt?  we...
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I have a mobile home 25 years old, I am getting a large amount of white dust from everything, I assume is from this white ceiling, I have 2...
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I just made a rocking chair out of logs. I want to leave it natural looking. What can I use to preserve that look with a nice gross shine.
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What is the best way to removed mold from the logs on the inside of a log home. Is a bleach solution a good approach.
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I have alot of cedar trees on my property and recently cut a few down for a log bed. after stripping the bark,(very easily removed)a week or so later...
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i live in nc. I've noticed several exterior log homes being painted with a type of liquid that makes the logs look like plastic. Do you know anything about...
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I am finding a lot of great content on this website. Thank you! My question is this. How do I keep my logs from rotting in the future?
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We are finishing our basement and plant to leave the rough cut hardwood ceiling joists exposed (100 year old home). I have cleaned them with wirebrush, soap, and water....
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I am looking to build a log home soon and I am torn between white pine and white cedar. What do recommend and why? Which wood species will stay...
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Sorry for the 2 questions, but this one is more about maintenance than repair/replacement. Would a 750 sq foot, well-maintained, antique log (1860's) cabin built in 1998 be okay...
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I have a 20 year old cedar log house and I am refinishing the exterior. I want to fill the knots that have disintegrated. What product would you recommend?
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We have a 12-year old red cedar home in central Virginia. During the Spring and Summer we have very high levels of humidity, dust and pollen. This combination leaves...
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I am considering purchasing a log home that was built in 2003. The logs are pine. They are tongue and grooved on top of each other. About 5 years...
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we have a small pine board and batten cabin in NY, which is still in progress. We installed our board and batten in the fall, and plan to apply...
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We own a log home (second owners). We run the air at 78 or below and we have 2 ceiling fans in our living room. The livingroom ceiling is...
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Abeaver has ripped the bark all around the bottom of a pine tree and it is now bare.Is there anything we can coat on it to keep from dying....
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We are currently building a timber frame home. We wanted to use 10 inch channell rustic cypress siding. We love the natural weathered look of an old barn with...
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