Log Home Maintenance

Think Spring! It's Time To Clean & Reapply Your Deck Stain!

Posted by Kelly Winner on

Think Spring!  It's Time To Clean & Reapply Your Deck Stain! Over time, dirt, mildew, and algae growth can build up the surface of deck.  Routine cleaning, and treating the surface of your deck will extend its life and provide long lasting beauty. Try CPR Brightener & Cleaner that is a powder form that you mix with water or Log Wash liquid to clean your deck.  We also carry Deck Stain, Weatherseal, Sikkens, Transformation Siding & Trim, Q-8 Log Oil, and ABR X-100. Give us a call at I-Wood-Care at 607-674-2591 and we would be happy to help you!   Curbside pick-up is...

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CARPENTER BEE'S

Posted by Kelly Winner on

Carpenter bees are large (1 inch) yellow and black bees which become active in early spring.  They resemble bumble bees but do not live in colonies, have fewer hairs and no pollen sacs on the hind legs.  They appear around homes and are a nuisance.  Although it is rare to be stung by one, their sheer size is scary and people stay clear of them. Their nest is much more of concern.  These nests, if left untreated, will result in extensive structural damage and will result in costly repairs within a few years.  The female will go in and out of...

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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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Best Log Home Stains | Log Cabin Stain Reviews

Posted by Terry Jennings on

Whether you have a new build or you need to restain an old cabin, finding the right stain can be difficult. The best log home stain will vary depending on preference and application. We previously wrote an article comparing our two favorites Sashco Capture vs Transformation Stain. In this article we are going to review the best log home stains on the market and hopefully help you decide. If you still need help deciding, feel free to call us.

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Log Siding | Rustic Peeled & Shaped Tongue and Groove

Posted by Terry Jennings on

You don’t have to buy a log cabin in order to enjoy one. With log siding, anyone can transform a regular home into a log home at a fraction of the cost. You can use log siding on new builds, mobile homes, and other traditional builds. Log siding is also great for garages and other outbuildings.

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