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Restaining with same stain but looks like mildew present - help

I am restaining a log home with Wolman Durastain, Semitransparent stain (same stain as on walls now).  I know it's not the best stain but i…

Started by Bruno Maier

4 Jan 13
Reply by Kevin Piatz

Sansin Enviro-Stain

I wanted to drop in and say Hello from The Sansin Corporation. I am our Log Home and Timber Frame Sales Representative. I've been lurking t…

Started by Jeff Paddock

2 Jan 13
Reply by Jeff Paddock

Clean cedar bark siding

My log cabin, that I just purchased, has cedar bark on the outside. It was built in 1929 and the majority of it looks great except for the…

Started by Roy Higgs

13 Jan 7
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Mold problems with Oil Stain

Hello all: 3 years ago I finished an addition on my log home and had the existing part of the home sand blasted to remove a solid stain th…

Started by BobM

29 Jan 7
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

Calling all Sashco Capture and Cascade users!

We at Sashco are doing some polling and would like to talk to Capture and Cascade users, both contractors and homeowners.  Give me a call…

Started by CharisB

1 Jan 7
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

Question/Opinions about Log Home Finish

My wife and I just moved back to western NY and have been trying to find a house with some property for months now with no luck.  However,…

Started by Jacob Smith

8 Dec 15, 2014
Reply by Michael Whalen

Permachink vs Sashco

The local log product supplier in my area slings Sashco and Permachink.  Had a few log restoration contractors out to my house and they are…

Started by Deer Mountain Mad Man

7 Sep 30, 2014
Reply by Guild Log and Timber

RhinoShield experience?

We are considering having our 30 year chinkless loghome RhinoShield instead of restained. Is there any experts or/and experienced log home…

Started by Jim Andreu

7 Sep 22, 2014
Reply by James W. Harbin

Most durable exterior seal?

I'm building a cabin up in northern Michigan (think: waaaay up north) and I'm looking for a really durable exterior stain that'll last thro…

Started by Chet Broski

10 Sep 17, 2014
Reply by Mike Goes

Breathable top coat for unstained wood recommendations sought

Hi guys,     I have a question that I hope you can help me with.  In the image below I have three different stain / finish combinations on…

Started by John Sheppard

3 Jul 22, 2014
Reply by Kevin Piatz

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