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I have an 1835 log home. The inside had been plastered when a stone addition was done in 1945. I want to expose the logs inside. I have looked by cutting plaster and they are in great shape. However I feel air coming in so is there a way to insulate the olgs once exposed? Maybe a silicon covering ? Thank you.
what is the dry grainy stuff on window sill mid-winter from interior window frame? House 40 years old...are insects like bees there? We found and eradicated bees once from that site.
We want to finish our interior log walls and want then to be natural (not yellow). They are white pine. They are new. What would you recommend. Want a low lustre/matte finish. Thank you for any help.
Our log cabin has square hewn logs (not D-style though). There is chinking on the exterior walls but the interiors do not currently have chinking. We'd like to add chinking. Are backer strips needed? If so, where do we place them since there is no place to stick them into (compared to what I see used on round logs)? I fear that if we apply it on top of the tiny seam between the logs, it will protrude and we'll have uneven chinking. Thank you!
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