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Log Profiles Available for Your Log Cabin Kit

One of the things to consider when building a log cabin is the log profile.  The log profile refers to the shape of the timber used for the log cabin.  Logs are stacked horizontally to construct the walls.  Log profile defines the look of the log cabin.  The log profile affects the overall appearance of the cabin.  Some log profile options are Flat, Round and D profile.  Log cabin kit manufacturers utilize all types of log profiles to build beautiful log cabins.  Personal preference is the determining factor.

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Chink or Caulk to Repair Gapping Log Walls

Keeping your log cabin home warm and insulated requires regular maintenance.  Your maintenance plan should include closing gaps in log courses.  The two methods that are primarily used to close gaps are chink and caulk. Caulk is typically used when the gap is ¾ of an inch and chink is used when the gaps are larger.  Both chink and caulk are designed to withstand the normal movement and settling of the cabin.
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