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All About Stains and Sealants (149)

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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

4 Aug 3, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
Reply by Donald Parsons

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, 2016
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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016
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, 2016
Reply by David Thomas

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

6 Dec 8, 2015
Reply by Cynthia Schnitz

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, 2015
Reply by Kelly Florence

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