Log Home Maintenance — caulk

Sashco Log Cabin Stain Colors

Posted by Terry Jennings on

Browse all of Sashco's log cabin stain and caulk color charts and options.

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5 chinking methods; Chinking techniques and methods.

Posted by Terry Jennings on

There are many different tools and methods when it comes to chinking. If you are purchasing your first cabin or chinking for the first time, you may wonder which method of chinking is the best? Here are the 5 different methods of chinking a log home. Spatula - Grout bag - Caulking gun - Bulk gun - Chink pump

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REGULAR CHECKUPS

Posted by Kelly Winner on

Preventative maintenance saves time and money, so it is good practice to inspect your home each spring and the fall.  This involves walking around your home and paying close attention to the stain's appearance.  Look for fading or weathering effects, loss of water repellency, or mildew fungi growth (often caused by dirt collecting on the surface of the stain creating a film for organisms to anchor and feed on).  It is important to pay close attention to the south-facing and west-facing walls of the home since these are typically exposed to more sun and elements.  If you notice severe problems (excessive checking,...

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