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Question: I used Cabot semi transparent stain on my log home which is now 29 years old..over 7 years ago and it still looks good ..I want it a little darker than the new cedar color..if I do what can I use over the stain to get some gloss..it being oil base.?? Thanks...
QUESTION: We inherited 25 year old log home. Overall in good shape but exterior exposed logs are dull dirty dark n look like mildew causing discoloring. The logs under covered porches are dirty but glossy n lighter in color n shiny. I was going to PRESSURE wash with TSP n get mold mildew n dirt off n see what it looks like. I have no idea what type STAIN water or oil base is on the logs?? The House is solid n so is chinking. It may be hard to stain to match porch logs. I read there are quality restoration stains that can be put on unknown type stain finishes that are effective. I was thinking about staining the entire house dark red brown to hopefully match closer overall Looking for professional advice or recommendations on best course of action. I would like to get logs to have a shine to them like the porches n be similar n uniform in color. What would be best stain product to give me a semi gloss finish? Also what type of stain would you recommend for deck flooring? Please advise on best economical solution. I have time now to get started. Thanks Paul
QUESTION: My home ia a lamented log home, 23 years old with cedar on outside and Larch on inside. No cracks or splits on outside with very little boring powder post beetle on facial board that is pine. This will be my fourth application. Stain ahas been WOODguard in cedar color. How do you recommend to clean and what is the best product to use. I have been reading about Q8 and Sashco Transformation stain. Plan to stay cedar color. I have porches on 3 sides with 30 inch overhang with gutters but porch has no gutters. I live in North Carolina.
I have a couple questions concerning my satterwhite log home. I had the exterior logs blasted with walnut shells. The home is in central Texas. We had a few days of rain prior to painting the exterior . How long should the logs dry prior to spray painting a solid color stain on them? Another question is the inconsistency of color the logs have with the paint that was put on. The walls that were painted are splotchy. There are only a few logs that the stain has a solid color which looks correct. A lot of the darker shading of color of the logs appear to be fuzzy from the blasting. Will another good spray coat of paint will make the color blend and make it more more solid color? The painters only put one coat on the house. Thank you
We want to finish our interior log walls and want then to be natural (not yellow). They are white pine. They are new. What would you recommend. Want a low lustre/matte finish. Thank you for any help.