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All About Stains and Sealants (112)

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Advice for fixing leaks in knots/checks

New log construction, 8X12 D logs with double row of 3/8 Emseal, foam backer-rod used in all checks with Sascho Log Jam, then finished with…

Started by Kyle Pudden

15 yesterday
Reply by Kyle Pudden

Mixing two stains

I've started sanding but can't stop thinking about the upcoming stain application...lol.   We have decided on Sashco Transformation stain,…

Started by Brent C.

6 Mar 20
Reply by Peter Swain

Changing stain questions

I will be refinishing my house this spring and had a few questions. 1.  I was planning on using Perma-Chink Lifeline 2, but I recently disc…

Started by Brent C.

14 Oct 24, 2013
Reply by See Dirt Run! Inc.

Treating the outside of an older cabin

My cabin in Richmond, Virginia, is about 100 years old. As far as I can tell, nothing has been done to the outside of the logs since it was…

Started by John Duke

12 Sep 13, 2013
Reply by John Duke

NatureOne Stain

Has anyone used this product? We are about to restore our log cabin and NatureOne exterior stain was recommended; however, we see very litt…

Started by Renee Lamb

1 Sep 13, 2013
Reply by Brian Weigel

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

1 Aug 28, 2013
Reply by CharisB

film forming

I'm hearing the term"film-forming" when it comes to exterior stains.  Will someone define that for me?

Started by Hank Hill

18 Aug 26, 2013
Reply by Brian Weigel

Best Stain>

What is best stain for exterior of log home?

Started by Ray Mazza

197 Aug 16, 2013
Reply by John Sanders

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

27 Aug 14, 2013
Reply by BobM

TWP Stains

Builder wants us to consider TWP stain for our exterior.He used it for 20 yrs. in California. We're in Maine. Any good or bad experiences?…

Started by al cayot

16 Jul 18, 2013
Reply by richard anders

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