"I would add that, in general, wood preservatives mixed in with the stain are not as effective on their own as those that are applied to the bare wood, then covered over and sealed in by a high-performance stain. Those left on the surface (in the…"
"Legally, as dictated by the EPA; any direct wood preservative claim that references wood rot, mold, mildew, and insects must be registered with the EPA and well as each individual State the registered coating is sold in. Each State registration…"
Go to the link below and you will see an independent outdoor test of numerous wood stains conducted by Hochstetler Milling, a log home manufacturer located in Loudonville, Ohio.
It will open your eyes to the performance reality of…"
"Ray, I will add my "two cents" worth of first-hand experience and research over the past 25 years. When we had our log home built in 2007, we had a choice between Eoodguard and Sashco's Transformation stains. We were told that an…"