1. Watch for mold or mildew damage to log walls in high-moisture areas such as bathrooms and laundry rooms. 2. Vertical posts with settling jacks installed at floor level are often used in log homes to shoulder the weight of the second floor or roof system. Talk to your builder to find out the rate these jacks should be lowered. 3. watch for settlement issues wherever the log walls attach. This can include interior partition walls, floors, cabinets, shower enclosures, stairs, chimneys, porches and garages. This content was provided by Perma-Chink Systems, Inc.