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We have a 10 year old log cabin in GA and just noticed a dark brown syrup dripping down an interior wall. We've been here 6 years and never...
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We have some very large cracks in our logs. Most concerning is one on a waist-high post that holds our rail in the loft. The logs are 9'' round....
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I have a custom home that has a total log interior (not the exterior) with free span logs and a log framed stair well, etc. The logs have been...
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Hello, I was on Time Less Wood Care and see Checkmate. They say to fill the checks. Would you clarify. Mike
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how can i remove latex paint off mydeck?What stripper do yopu recommend?
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a stell building system to build a church life enrichment center has been laying on the ground in rainy soaked weather for 5 years. is the metal any good?...
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Our home is eight years old & is built with machined white pine logs. We have a moisture problem when the temperature swings from say minus 20 to 35...
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We purchased a 100 yr old log home in southern Michigan. Is it possible to fill rotten logs with an epoxy to stabilize the logs? the chinking is mortar,...
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We have a 20 year old log cabin, and only use it during winter and periodic summer retreats. The center ridge pole is showing weathering and moisture. Looks like...
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we have wanted a log home for several years, however due to the negative side, we are how looking to stickbuild and use the log siding instead...will this give...
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We live in Alberta in the mountains, and we have a cedar log home and real wood floors. What should the humidity be kept at. We are finding that...
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We just moved into a home that was built in 1981, there are large log beams around the entire ceiling. We can hear them cracking and can now see...
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I own a log home in Maine, have a properly vent cold ceiling, but ice dam persist, water backs up and runs down the log walls inside. what else...
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Our daughter has recently purchased an older log home in Vermont. Its not in the best of shape and needs tlc. The worst problem is the smell - not...
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A friend of mine wants me to come ''look'' at his csbin and explain what is wrong as I used to be a builder. His problem is that the...
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Do interior roof truss brackets required periodic torqueing?
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We have new construction. It appears the builder didn't put flashing in an area which is causing leaking between the floors starting at the ceiling in the lower level...
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Hello I am looking at buying a log cabin home in California. It was built in 1997 out of milled logs. The entire interior is built out with 2X4s,...
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We have an exposed deck which is subject to a lot of wear and tear due to our weather. We would like to preserve our exposed logs by putting...
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Are the square logs with chinking the best way to go? Worry about other types because of logs touching and rotting eventually. Thank you
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