We are about to begin the process of sealing and staining our newly constructed log cabin. I ordered 10 gallons of Q8 log oil and plan on using that as well as PermaChink. I started to apply the permachink in the 30oz tubes, which, as you can imagine, gets pretty heavy and the regular caulking gun becomes tedious to hold and squeeze at the same time. Does anyone have any solutions or better suggestions for applying the chinking?Thanks in advance.AngelaContinue
Hi All,Im currently working on fixing up my 1940 log cabin and I would like to potentially replace one of my vertical corner posts. The cabin has been seriously neglected over the years and was in real bad shape when I bought it a few years back. On the back of the cabin there is a chain that goes from one post to the other (Im assuming to hold it up/straighten it out) as the previous owner was afraid of it falling down.Can you tell me what is the best (safest) way to remove and replace the…Continue
It's been a while since I've posted anything on Log Home U, but I wanted to share an exciting development!Disclaimer - I sell no log home products or services whatsoever. I like to do things that are cheap, easy, and wickedly effective.A while back I got into a friendly back and forth with some sellers of liquid gold priced log home finishes where never once was what I posted as cheap and easy, scientifically refuted. I did get a lot of "why would anyone build an expensive home and then not…Continue
We just finished constructing a log home in New Hampshire. We used real logs not treated and was wondering what the best treatment for bugs was. What the best way to chink it is and the best stain to use. Any guidance is appreciated.