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All About Stains and Sealants (142)

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Applying Chinking

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…

Started by Angela Griffith

2 on Monday
Reply by CharisB

Dave's Cheap and Easy - New Installment! Wood preservative!! Woooo Hooo!

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…

Started by David Thomas

3 Jul 18
Reply by Michael McArthur

Chinking, treatment and staining

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…

Started by Angela Griffith

2 Jul 12
Reply by Donald Parsons

refinishing 1950s log home interior

Posted question about painting long home white which got no response.  Really need to figure this out ASAP so here's another try.  Attached…

Started by sam

4 Jul 1
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Woodguard...top coat?

I recently came across some info for Woodguard TC (top coat), but cannot find the product anywhere.  Is anyone familiar with this, is it st…

Started by Adam

3 Jun 24
Reply by CharisB

Painting log home white

I'm buying my first log home, built in the 1950s and would like to paint it white inside and black outside (see images attached).  I hear p…

Started by sam

3 Jun 23
Reply by CharisB

Experienced Advice greatly appreciated.

Hello to all. I am new here and am hoping to get some sound advice and suggestion on my log home for which I have owned for the last 6 year…

Started by Blane Weaver

0 Jun 9

Experienced Advice greatly appreciated.

Hello to all. I am new here and am hoping to get some sound advice and suggestion on my log home for which I have owned for the last 6 year…

Started by Blane Weaver

0 Jun 9

Advice on a cleaning agent Kleenstart or Log Wash?

I'm preparing to restain my log home. The current stain is Sansin in very good shape. The home just needs a maintenance coat of stain and…

Started by Jeffrey Patnaude

2 Jun 6
Reply by David Thomas

Transformation vs Q8 Oil

I am considering using either Sashco Transformation or Outlast Q8 Oil for our 1965 log home. Any recommendations or experience with either…

Started by Adam

10 Jun 6
Reply by David Thomas

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