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Inside our log house (white pine, red pine, and hemlock from North Carolina) has never been treated for 25 years. The logs are dirty and a tenant sprayed "something" on the logs beneath the windows (to make it appear the windows leaked). This was about four months ago. How can I "clean" the entire house and how should I try to handle the stains beneath the windows? Thank You, Roy

Answer:

You could try washing the logs with Log Wash from Perma Chink. If that does not do what you need they will probably have to be sanded.

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Posted By Michele Cupp
3/28/2007
I have the same issue...interior cedar logs that were never treated, and water stains beneath the leaking windows. I've used the "Lifeline Wood Renew" from Perma Chink to wash 3 of the walls to date, and was very pleased with the results, and the water stains are gone. I then stained and glossed the walls with Perma-Chink products and they are beautiful as if my 1987 home had just been built.