The Log Home Neighborhood

An online log home community for log home enthusiasts.

Chet Broski
  • Male
  • Grand Haven, MI
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (3)
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Log Home Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Chet Broski's Discussions

Most durable exterior seal?
11 Replies

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 through the crazy snow storms there. Does anyone have any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by hasslefree Aug 17.

 

Chet Broski's Page

Latest Activity

hasslefree replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"I like that q8 is a wood preservative which means I can skip coating with Borecare and there is no top coat needed which is a major plus. I was just about settled on q8 then saw a comparison report from Sashco:…"
Aug 17
Chet Broski replied to Thomas Leigl's discussion New Roof - Caulk or Not Caulk
"I would use some chinking in this situation and grip-strip if needed where the gap is really wide. This will help you keep a lot of moisture out. It may also be possible to get some exterior finish on the ends of the logs if the game is…"
Dec 2, 2014
Mike Goes replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"When I visited Hochstetler Milling the salesman brought me to the north side of the mill where they had a wall with different sections of wood nailed to it. Each section was stained with a different stain manufacture. All of the stain was applied at…"
Sep 17, 2014
Steve Merriam replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"I used Permachink Ultra 7 last summer. I'm in Maine, and it still looks perfect one year later. There's no mildew and no problems. I used the oak color, which ironically gave me the best cedar color on my Western Red Cedar logs. My…"
Sep 1, 2014
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"How bout a timeshare to eliminate the problem of interval staining? Timeshare interval ownership allows minimal cost to any one individual involved. Dividing the cost of staining on the timeshare amongst multiple owners is a sure way to minimize…"
Aug 18, 2014
Terry Tadysak replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"After a great deal of research and testing I decided on TWP 100 series by Gemini Coatings. This is an oil base penetrating stain that has held up on my full log home and log sided garage quite well for the last 7 years. I did not need to put my…"
Aug 14, 2014
Wesley Orr replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"We just stripped and restrained our 40 year old red pine log cabin with Lifeline 7 and love the results. We live in NE Ohio."
Aug 10, 2014
Tim and Anita Dyer replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"I love Outlast Q8 stain.   It has a beautiful color and will last 4-5 years."
Jul 18, 2014
Chet Broski replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"Thanks for the advice! I did some digging around the forums and on Google, and it seems like Perma-Chink Lifeline Ultra-7 is a good choice."
Jul 14, 2014
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"The secret is to do prep work, then regardless of which brand your stain will last as expected."
Jul 8, 2014
Raymond Wengerd replied to Chet Broski's discussion Most durable exterior seal?
"Lovitts Emerald Gold www.lovittscoatings.com"
Jul 8, 2014
Chet Broski posted a discussion

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 through the crazy snow storms there. Does anyone have any suggestions for stains and where to find them?See More
Jul 8, 2014

Profile Information

Tell us about yourself:
Log home enthusiast and DIYer.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Not yet!
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
12-24 months

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of The Log Home Neighborhood to add comments!

Join The Log Home Neighborhood

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Sponsors:







© 2015   Created by Neighborhood Host.

Guide to Log Homes | Advertise | Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service