"you wont need any cleaners with a powerwash system, we had a dark color stain on for 6 years and we blasted it of and applied new worked great, if you have mold bleach mix wit half water works good also.
"Hey Brian: Be carefull with the pressure washing, don't get too close to the logs and don't use too much pressure, it can cause more problems. If you use too much pressure the wood will raise up and it will look like it grew hair on…"
I got mine at Sears 3000 psi have used it four 4 years blasted of all the old stain on the 1700 sq ft home have used it in my log furniture blasting off bark and still runs strong, I have a $99.00 rotating spray head which is a must so…"
"The thing I like about this design compared to the circular ones, is that this one looks like it would let more heat out horizontally, where the circular (and square) ones, would seem to have the fire down inside and most of the heat would go up."
"Thats a good idea. Thanks. I am thinking of having the soffit nailed right to the roof rafters/overhang, so on the overhangs, they would be at a 45 degree angle. Might be a little bit of a project to get a piece of solid wood to cover up the ends of…"
Textured plywood finished on all sides would be a good choice for the least expensive fix. How 'bout 1 x 6 "V" grooved tongue and groove? Makes a beautiful soffit. Finish all sides and edges also.
"Thx. My builder/friend (not specifically log home builder) is recommeneding RoughTech I think its called. But the issue is the end of this plywood material will be exposed at the bottom of the sub fascia board, and because the roof is shingled and…"