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Staining my Log Home
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Chris Todd    Posted 09-10-2003 at 04:13:27       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hi All,
I am going to strip and restain my Log home in a week or so and am not set on brand of stain I will use yet. I am leaning toward Sikkens Cetol 1 (Expensive...uggghh) mainly because of testimonials I have seen and also its resistence to mold growth. Wondered if anyone has any ideas on this subject?
Thanks in Advance:)
Chris Todd


PatM    Posted 09-10-2003 at 10:09:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Check out Sashco and Permachink before you drop the big bucks on Sikkens. Same or very similar performance at a lower cost. Both have a lot of good info on their web sites about log home finishing or refinishing.

We used Permachink on ours, and like it.


Annie in KY    Posted 09-10-2003 at 09:26:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm going to be looking at staining my log home soon also. Let me know what product you decide on. Will you be using a tinted stain? What color?


Les    Posted 09-10-2003 at 04:38:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm not going to be any help to you but I am curious as to how you plan to "strip" your log home.


He's prolly....    Posted 09-10-2003 at 04:46:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
talking about using a pressure washer....or mebbe a sandblaster? :^)


Redneck    Posted 09-10-2003 at 11:47:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
We pressure washed ours and was very delicate pressure wise and it still fuzzed up.Let me know if you sand blast.


Mike D.    Posted 09-10-2003 at 05:48:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have a friend that strips, power washes and seals decks for a living. He uses a bio- friendly stripper. He sprays it on, then drinks some coffee, then power washes. I sure would be careful using a p/washer on a log home. May just blow through the chinking material and log seam.


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