Log Home Maintenance

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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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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Top Deck Stains Oil and Acrylic. What's the difference?

Posted by Terry Jennings on

Most people only search for different shades of stain and never consider what is in the stain. The two main differences between stains are that they are either oil based or acrylic based. Each type of stain has their advantages and disadvantages. Before you choose your color, let’s explore whether you want oil or acrylic based stain.

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How to stain a cabin in 5 easy steps.

Posted by Terry Jennings on

How to stain a cabin in 5 easy steps. We’ve all heard it before; if you want something to last, then you have to take care of it. This remains especially true for log homes. Staining your cabin not only makes it more visually appealing, but will protect it as well. Learn how to stain your log home here.

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