Log Home Maintenance

Log chinking supplies. The complete checklist for chinking your log home.

Posted by Terry Jennings on

If you are thinking about chinking your log home yourself, you might wonder, what tools will I need for chinking? The answer will depend on which method you choose. Learn about each tool with our detailed guide.

The main tools that you will need for chinking are:

  • Scraper
  • Cleaner
  • Backer rod
  • Chinking
  • Caulking gun, bulk loading gun, or power chinker
  • Misting bottle
  • Foam brushes
  • Spatula or Putty knife
  • Buckets
  • Stapler or Adhesive  

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    What is backer rod? A guide to backer rod.

    Posted by Terry Jennings on

    What is backer rod? This complete guide will teach you everything you need to know about backer rod and the different types.

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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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    FREE SHIPPING ON THE FIRST 5 GALLON PAIL OF ANY OF OUR STAINS!

    Posted by Kelly Winner on

    Free shipping on the first 5 gallon pail of any of our stains. Must order more than 1 (5 gallon pail) then $5.00 UPS charge for each additional 5 gallon pail's . You will need to call for us to honor this sale.   Free shipping cannot be processed on our online orders.  Please call us to take advantage of this offer.    Give us a call and we would be happy to help you!   Sincerely, I-Wood-Care Staff 607-674-2591

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    Come On In! Visit Us And See Our Show Room!

    Posted by Kelly Winner on

    Come On In! Visit us and see our show room with all of our products on display! Proper sampling is where it starts.  It is critical because the same stain can look different on various species of wood.  Sampling on your wood is the only way to make sure you get the color you want the first time! We carry 1/2 pint samples of most of our stains. Bring your log to try samples of stain, or wood siding and we would be happy to help you through your log home or wood sided project from beginning to end! We also carry interior polyurethanes for your...

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