We just bought a 10-year old log home that has been vacant for the last two years and is in need of some care. We have the Outlast q8 log oil to apply, but want to prep properly and make sure we have a good lasting caulk to go with it. Of course we are looking for something as strong as possible, long lasting, flexible, waterproof, you get the idea. Does not need to be paintable.I am having trouble finding consistent recommendations on the type of caulk to use. I've read that polyurethane caulk…Continue
Hey guys, first time homeowner here and i bought a log home without researching just how much maintenance it would be, as well as putting too much trust in the home inspector my realtor recommended. Anyways, i have some questions.The house has a failing finish, it appears to be one of those water based clear coat types that has peeling areas of clear coat. I had borrowed a compressor and blasting pot and some of it was blasted last summer (when the thing would work properly, we lost three…Continue
Started by Joseph DeMato in All About Stains and Sealants 23 hours ago.
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Hey all I'm planning to renovate my garage to increase the space inside. While renovating, we want to shift all the belongings to any other place, so I decided to dump some unwanted and unused items to increase the space. I've googled for any bin service and found this garbage bin rental service, and I hired them for the junk removal. While renovating, I have also planned to change the wiring and plumbing of the garage.…Continue
Started by Monroe96 in Building and Maintenance Issues May 7.
Hey there,Hope you are fineWe have started renovating our old home. We came across different waste during the renovation, such as construction waste, furniture waste, and even home decoration waste. Each day the amount of waste has been increased, and after the renovation is completed, we need to remove the garbage as soon as possible. And I was overwhelmed with all this debris and not knowing where to start the cleaning process. By knowing my situation, my friend suggested seeking help from…Continue
Started by Monroe96 in Repair and Home Projects Help Mar 30.
We have owned our log home (built in 84) for approx 1 year, and we want to have it stained and sealed this summer. We are log home owner Newbies, but very excited about it! We are pretty handy but working full time jobs means that time is limited. As such, we are looking for a contractor who has experience in treating (gently cleaning, staining and sealing) a real log home.We are in Massachusetts and the prior owner wasn't familiar with any contractors. I am hoping others have some…Continue