"I have applied Q8 twice now. I believe that the product gives great protection and water beads off your logs for years. I second coated my log home and did the whole house for consistency of color & performance but quite honestly I will only…"
"Thanks for your response Kim, I did in fact read your whole list of questions and as a GC could formulate an opinion but I believe that the experts in the area of finishing and stains and the manufacture of them serve as better consultants. I…"
I'm glad someone was willing to answer your post after your comments in these two post. Yes some people use this site for sales related exposure. BUT most of the time the knowledge shared by these professionals are insightful and usually…"
"Mark, Thanks for the pics. Great job. Love your understand of foundation water proofing and drainage. Site prep was very appropriate. People often try to save money on excavation only to cost more money to build on an surface that makes…"
"Shanny, Sorry if my comments were interpreted as harsh. One thing this forum is good for giving interpretations and viewpoints which sometimes are conflicting and often biased to ones experience or education. It offers information which people with…"
"Ventless fireplace are not new. They are safe and efficient. They can produce water vapor, but fireplaces, wood stoves remove excessive moisture from the air. Yes, I do have experience personally and professionally. I do have opinions as well…"
"Chris has the right idea especially when your phase 2 time frame is a future consideration. One additional thought would also be the installation of a stand alone propane gas log such as Pro Com. This would be beneficial with colder winter nights.…"
"Not sure of what state you are and what temperature parameters you face. The temperature difference between the below grade surfaces and the air is creating condensation. Although I cannot speak to additives for wood installed already, the lumber is…"
"While I am not an expert on the subject, there are a few reason for consideration. 1. ALOT are sales gimmicks. Have you ever been thru a older neighborhood that all the homes have lightning rods. This was a hugh sales push during the…"