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Question:


I paid a company to reastore our 30 year cabin last year. They power washed and stripped the logs, etc. Then they applied weather seal after it dried. Some of the areas need another application. How do I go about this. Do I have to clean the logs before hand again to get rid of dirt, before applying stain? Also, what is the yearly maintenance on the outside for these logs?

Answer:

You do need to wash the logs with Log Wash before staining.Be careful that you do not end up with spots on the wall from touching up.More than likely the power washing is going to cause trouble over time if it did not dry for a month or two. For maintenance follow the manufacturers recommendations.

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Posted By Becky
11/20/2011
How do I clean dark mold(?) from the exposed ceiling beams and rafters inside our newly acquired 25 yr.old log home. It is NOT on the logs or on the tongue/ groove between the beams. Becky