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concrete logs vs. wood logs

Hi all, Brand new here, and wondering if any of you have opinions on this: concrete log home vs. wood log homes.  I've just moved from Flor…

Started by Amy Heimann

2 Jul 6
Reply by Amy Heimann

Using a grinder on my log home

Hello,   I had posted a couple of weeks back about doing some maintenance on my log home.  I wanted to get some info on stains.  I used an…

Started by Geoffrey Franklin

2 Jul 3
Reply by Bill

Can I use this stain on my cedar cabin?

Previous owner used permachink but that stuff is so high I can't afford to use it. Anyone know anything about NWP Natural wood protectant?…

Started by Jimmy

1 Jun 26
Reply by CharisB

Cleaning with Concrobium???

We're in the process of preparing our log home for the first maintenance coat of Sikkens Cetol 1 & 2 3.   We've had a few issues with m…

Started by Terry & Shelley S

0 Jun 25

Log Home Media Blasting redo

This log home was just corn cob blasted last year and stained with Penofin.  The owner's weren't happy because the log home turned out over…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

4 Jun 19
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Sweating Andersen Windows

We are having an issue with the windows sweating like crazy.  They are Andersen with wood frames so we have to wipe the lower edge of both…

Started by Judy & Lee Peacock

19 Jun 9
Reply by Steve Geracoulis

First Log Home Maintenance App

Log Home Finishing provides a free log home maintenance app for log home owners.  The Log Home Finishing App is available on all iOS, Andro…

Started by Colorado Log Home Finishing

2 May 31
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

new guy with some questions for those who have had their house media blasted

hi Everyone, new guy here today, been lurking for a while reading posts and learning. This is my first post.   i own a media blasting compa…

Started by chris fryer

16 May 29
Reply by Bill

Looking for suggestions on removing stains and what stains to use.

Hello I have browsed your forums and have found many similar situations such as mine but I would like to find out as much I can about my pa…

Started by Geoffrey Franklin

3 May 28
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Woodpecker Damage

First the background: We have a 20 year old log home in a rural area in the mountains near Flagstaff, AZ. It is mostly a summer place for u…

Started by Donna Gray

2 May 22
Reply by Donna Gray



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