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Why do I never see 'Big Stretch' mentioned for exterior caulking?

Why do I never see 'Big Stretch' mentioned for exterior caulking? It seems there has been a Sashco rep on these forums in the past, so mayb…

Started by Cynthia Schnitz

1 1 hour ago
Reply by CharisB

Best Stain>

What is best stain for exterior of log home?

Started by Ray Mazza

209 Nov 5
Reply by Michael McArthur

Where to start?

My husband and I recently purchased a log home on 10 beautiful wooded acres in south western Ohio. We are at a loss as where to even begin…

Started by Amie

2 Oct 27
Reply by Kelly Florence

How to seal log rail posts chemically?

Recently had our log deck rail replaced.  I would like to avoid post caps for the time being as I like how it looks as they sit.   That sa…

Started by Geoff Greenfield

0 Oct 8

Combining Brown and Gray stain

Has anyone stained there exterior logs with a combo of gray and brown achieving an old wood look with the wood grain enhanced?  I really do…

Started by Melanie Pool

16 Sep 11
Reply by shanny

Re: Staining for your log home

We used Perma chink for our stain. We chose a color that has alot pigment for reduced fading and we did exactly what they told us. Our home…

Started by John & Barbara Padgett

4 Aug 31
Reply by Brian

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

11 Aug 17
Reply by hasslefree

Should I change stains?

  When I built my log home 20 years ago, it was suggested that we use Sikkens 1-2-3.  Cetol 1 is used as the primer coat, and Cetol 23 es u…

Started by Doug Ottney

13 Aug 17
Reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing

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

16 Jul 15
Reply by CharisB

refinishing my log cabin

l know this has probaly been posted but can't find it. The stain on small part of the wall has started to flake off, for now l just restain…

Started by Kevin Witt

2 Jun 25
Reply by Kevin Witt



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