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Restaining - Cetol
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Hello All,I would like to give the exterior a freshening up, after I fill the checks and seal it up. I like the fairly natural colour that is on, and with the exception of a bit of wear and fading it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CharisB May 14, 2012.

Evaluating Previous Stain/Logs
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Hi All,Just joined the forum, been lurking for a while. Some real worthwhile discussions and knowledge on the forum.Living in Canada, and wife and I just bought our first log home. We are overjoyed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by cogboy Feb 16, 2012.

 

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CharisB replied to cogboy's discussion Restaining - Cetol
"Good morning! Call Sikkens, but I'm pretty sure they'd tell you no.  In general, it is a bad idea to mix technologies (oil- vs. water-based) that way, and here's why: water-bases are usually more elastic than oil-bases.  If…"
May 14, 2012
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Restaining - Cetol

Hello All,I would like to give the exterior a freshening up, after I fill the checks and seal it up. I like the fairly natural colour that is on, and with the exception of a bit of wear and fading it looks pretty good.My question is can i use a water based stain (looking for a lower VOC) over the house if it was previously done with Cetol?Thanks everyone for your help,S See More
May 14, 2012
cogboy replied to cogboy's discussion Evaluating Previous Stain/Logs
"Thanks Charis for the great information, this is very helpful!S  "
Feb 16, 2012
CharisB replied to cogboy's discussion Evaluating Previous Stain/Logs
"Good morning!  Welcome to the neighborhood.  We're always glad to have lurkers join. In order: 1) To know what kind of stain it is, here are some quick questions to ask as you look at it: a) If it's fairly "plastic"…"
Feb 16, 2012
cogboy posted a discussion

Evaluating Previous Stain/Logs

Hi All,Just joined the forum, been lurking for a while. Some real worthwhile discussions and knowledge on the forum.Living in Canada, and wife and I just bought our first log home. We are overjoyed and really looking forward to our future here.A do have a few questions however that I need some help with...1. Ouside finish is in pretty good shape, needs some checks filled and some caulking in a few corners....after washing and filling checks I may want to put a new coat of stain on.....how do I…See More
Feb 16, 2012
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