Doug Ottney's Discussions
Do I need a ridge vent, if I don't have an attic? I have cathedral ceilings (mostly) with tongue-in-groove ceiling, 8" of styrofoam board insulation and then the roof. We have had minor leaks lately,…Continue
Started Dec 16, 2018
My tongue-in-groove vaulted ceiling started leaking a while back. Tried to locate the leak and fix it and finally found it where the chimney went into the house. Although there were only a few spots…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by CharisB Mar 28, 2017.
22 years ago we built our log home, staining on the inside with Sikkens Interior, two coats. We are thinking of selling soon (it's been a great home - it's just too much for us at our age!). When I…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Ottney Feb 11, 2017.
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 used a the finish coat (2 coats). Over the years this method…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Colorado Log Home Finishing Aug 17, 2015.