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Michael Whalen
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  • Wenatchee, WA
  • United States
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Michael Whalen's Discussions

Chinking Inside and Outside Required?
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If you are going to chink your log home, should it be chinked inside if you are chinking the outside?  Can you do one and not the other?Does chinking the exterior and not the interior cause any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Bullock Dec 12, 2012.

 

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Michael Whalen replied to Mark H's discussion Seeking maintenance/restoration advice
"This is the classic Sikkens problem, lol, everyone has a different opinion on how to maintain that finish over time.  In a sense, every one of these contractors have a good point of view, they just can't come together to form a standard…"
Feb 1
Michael Whalen replied to Kathryn Charles's discussion Looking for a Better Exterior Finish for my Log Home
"KC- Visit www.logstains.com for the best log home stains, if its' not on their list don't buy it, we use the Lovitt's brand of stain for the past 16 years with great results, check it out.  By the way, we're the west…"
Feb 1
Michael Whalen replied to Paul Woodman's discussion Needing advice about blasting and staining.
"George, I'm not sure of your location, but if you are on the west coast check us out at www.woodspecialist.com our experience and references speak for us and our quality processes and products. "
Feb 1
Michael Whalen replied to Rip Noel's discussion Need help with your log home restoration?
"For those who don't have the time or energy to do the log home restoration work yourself, you can always contact us.  We have restored hundreds of log homes and have quite an extensive list of references across the west coast and beyond.…"
Feb 1
Michael Whalen posted videos
Aug 7, 2015
Michael Whalen posted a blog post
Aug 6, 2015
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Lovitt's Emerald Gold Log Home Stain

"That looks real nice, huge log home!"
Jan 18, 2015
Michael Whalen posted videos
Jan 16, 2015
Michael Whalen posted a status
"Here is a video of MM applying the Lovitt's Emerald Gold in "Natural" color tint with an airless sprayer and back brushing the stain."
Jan 16, 2015
Michael Whalen posted a status
"Call us now if you are considering having your log home restored, repaired, or renovated in 2015. Our schedule is already getting tight."
Jan 16, 2015
Michael Whalen posted a photo

Lovitt's Emerald Gold Log Home Stain

MM Wood Restoration completed the restoration of this log home in Chelan, WA in 3 weeks.Stained with Lovitt's Emerald Gold log home stain.
Jan 16, 2015
Michael Whalen commented on Scott Green's photo
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"This log home needs a finish restoration, try Lovitt's Emerald Gold log home stain, you will really like it"
Dec 27, 2014
Michael Whalen commented on Chris Parker's photo
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"Nice home, good job."
Dec 27, 2014
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Lovitt's Emerald Gold log home stain - Natural Tint

This log home on the Columbia River was restored using Lovitt's Cleaner/brightener and the power washing method. The log home was sanded, prepared, and finished with Lovitt's Emerald Gold log home stain (low VOC soap and water cleanup
Dec 27, 2014
Michael Whalen replied to Doug Reid's discussion HELP. Corn Cob Blasting is Ruining the Logs
"Experience is great, we have a ton of it :)  But you must not get caught up in believing one method is better than the other, you must evolve and change, be willing to try new tools and methods always striving for the quickest, most cost…"
Dec 27, 2014
Michael Whalen replied to Doug Reid's discussion HELP. Corn Cob Blasting is Ruining the Logs
"Look into a quality penetrating stain made only for log homes, Lovitt's Emerald Gold, you will never have to blast your home to do maintenance, ridiculous!  "
Dec 15, 2014

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Tell us about yourself:
I Chairman of the Board for Gold Canyon Inc.
President and CEO for Lovitt's Professional Coatings
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Yes
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
N/A
Website:
http://www.woodspecialist.com

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Log Home Restoration

We would like to offer our assistance to any contractor or do-it-yourself-er out there who needs professional advice for restoring log homes, wood siding, or decking.  We are always happy to assist others in their projects to help them avoid costly mistakes, streamline their operations, or choose the correct products for their environment.  Please feel free to call our toll free number (877) 966-3476 for any questions or advice, we are always glad to help.

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 3:14pm

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