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  • Earl Kindle
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Started Apr 6, 2017

Understanding Different Types Of Cleaners
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly Mar 28, 2017.

Treat Your Logs First To Make Them Last
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Donald Parsons Mar 28, 2017.


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Bulk Loading Caulk Gun

This manual 1 quart bulk loading caulk gun comes with a 1/2" tip. An industry standard, this is our best selling bulk gun. It is a heavy duty manual gun with a wide variety of tips and optional components available.Heavy duty 5 /16" square rod,…
Feb 17
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LifeTime Wood Treatment

LifeTime Wood Treatment.No maintenance stain that is non-toxic and friendly to nature.Unlike other stains, it is a no maintenance stain. It is non-toxic and friendly to nature. No need to ever scrap, re-stain or worry about fading or wear. Over time…
Feb 17
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Log Gap Caps

Banish Log Home Highways for bugs and Air Leaks With Log Gap Cap.The Log Gap Cap reduces air infiltration where around logs meet window and door trim. Though designed to work with 6" to 8" diameter logs, the Log Cap Cap's uniform shape fits most log…
Feb 17
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Ground Up Corn Cob Media

The Alternative Method for removing stains from log homes as opposed to Chemical Strippers.This is ground up corn cob that looks like sand blasting media. It is used to strip stains without pitting wood surfaces. Blasting is much faster and is done…
Feb 17
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M-1 Mildewcide

M-1 Advanced Mildew Treatment has broken the mold with cutting edge technology when battling mold, mildew and algae. M-1 Advanced Mildew Treatment takes up where other additives leave off without harming the environment.Low Odor/Low VOCExcellent…
Feb 17
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Glass Media

brasive Blast is post consumer-recycled glass. It is recycled and sized to meet specific blasting needs. It is made up of sharp angular particles, yet it is safe for handling and loading. It does not feel like glass, it feels like salt. It is…
Feb 17
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Colorfast Pre-Stain Base Coat

Colorfast - Color is KingWhy use Colorfast? Keep the color the color.Use under any Sashco Stain: Oil-based Transformation Log & Timber, and Emulsion Transformation Siding & Trim, Water-based Capture & Cascade, and interior…
Feb 17
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The Log And Timber Home Show In Syracuse, NY at The Oncenter Convention Center Syracuse, NY

March 8, 2019 at 1pm to March 10, 2019 at 4pm
Lok-N-Logs and I-Wood-Care invites you to The Log & Timber Home Show In Syracuse, NY. Show Hours: Fri., March 8th, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm-7:00 pm Sat., March 9th, 2019 Time: 10:00 am-6:00 pm Sun., March 10th, 2019 Time:10:00pm- 4:00pm Where: The Oncenter Convention Center 800 South State, Syracuse, NY.Hope to see you there!See More
Dec 4, 2019

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Tell us about yourself:
I work for a Log Home Maintenace Company I-Wood-Care. We sell products to fix and perserve log homes.
I truly love my job and really love log homes!!!!!!!!!!!
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
I hope some day!
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
24+ months


 I Wood Care was founded in 1994.  The purpose was to supply manufacturers and their dealers and contractors along with log home owners with products to maintain and preserve their log homes.  I Wood Care has become a distributor for several log home products supply and specialty tool manufacturers.  Our products are unique to the log home industry.


I-Wood-Care is also information resource for answers to questions pertaining to log homes.  Our number one concern is the satisfaction of you the customer.

We also carry Log Siding, Decorative Log Corners, Log Post, Log Railing Materials, Log Stairs, Decorative Log Fireplace Mantels, Decorative Joist and Rafters. (Red Pine)



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Treat Your Logs First To Make Them Last.

Treat Your Logs First To Make Them Last.

You've just spent a long time leafing through planning books, selecting the logs, choosing the perfect lot--waiting for your dream home to be built. Why put all that at risk? Rot, weather, insects, fungi all pose a serious threat to your logs. Protect your investment--treat your logs first to make them last.

Applying A Borate To A Log Home.

Questions and Answer to apply a borate to a log…


Posted on May 18, 2015 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Happy Holidays To Everyone on LogHomeU And A Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays To Everyone On LogHomeu And A Happy New Year!

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Happy Easter!

To All The Log Home Neighborhood!

I wish you and your family a Happy Easter!
Hope everyone had a good time with family & friends! I know I always do!!!
And I hope you didn't eat to much! I think we all do when it comes to food.

Happy Easter To All!


Posted on April 12, 2009 at 5:11pm

Staining Your Log Home

Staining Your Log Home.

Work Horizontally. Plan on applying your stain to one wall at a time, starting at the top and working completely across 3-4 logs high.

When the top 3-4 logs are stained, then move down the wall to the next 3-4 logs. Continue in a similar pattern to the bottom of the wall, working around doors and windows.

Clean any drip marks that may occur on lower logs to avoid overlap marks.

This consistency will help to eliminate the… Continue

Posted on January 29, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments


The style and location of your home can affect stain longevity and the amount of maintenance required for your logs.

Eaves,porches, proper drainage and the position of your home on the lot all come into play.

Experts recommend a bare minimum of 24" eaves (36" or more is ideal), wrap around porches which are at least 10' deep and a foundatin that provides at least 12" to 18" of space betwwen the first course of logs and the ground.

These elements will help… Continue

Posted on January 24, 2009 at 8:26pm — 4 Comments

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At 11:42am on April 28, 2018, mss dd said…

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At 1:14pm on August 18, 2015, Nicholas Martin said…

Hi Kelly! You and I spoke yesterday about my small cabin in the Great North Woods of Clarksville, NH that I am staining with Sashco Transformation Red Tone Dark and caulking with Conceal. I cant thank you enough for all of your help in this process.

Feel free to check out the pictures of my cabin. I will post more once the stain and caulking is on their!


Nicholas Martin

At 8:37am on January 13, 2012, David Di Massino said…
Thanks Kelly
I am hoping to connect with as many suppliers and builders as possible.
I am developing a Solar Log Home Community in Central Florida and reaching out.
I need to build 7- Solar Log Homes for a "Green LifeStyle"  Community called Darian Estates.
Please pass this on to anyone you know that you think would be interested in collaborating with me.
At 11:23am on December 9, 2011, David Di Massino said…
Thanks Kelly
Thanks Dolly
Happy to be here
At 6:09pm on June 11, 2010, david labaire said…
thanks Kelly, one can never have enough friends
At 7:05pm on March 4, 2010, Terry & Shelley S said…
Kelly, Thanks. No we're not in it yet. The weather's been a bit of a challenge. We finally have a roof, fascia, soffits, & gutters. Inside T & G is almost complete, drywall's up & painted, and tiled surfaces are complete. So, we're almost there; hoping to get CO before end of April.
At 1:58pm on October 21, 2009, Earl Kindle said…
Thank you Kelly!
Earl Kindle
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At 12:28am on May 29, 2009, Greg Beck said…
Thanks Kelly, I'm kinda freaky about the address, after the whole craigs list killer thing, just looking out for the little ones, thanks for the reply, looking forward to the sample.
At 4:56pm on March 16, 2009, Wes said…

Only if they are neutered. They still romp and wrestle; but don't bite or fight as it would be if they were still intact. When we first brought Henry home Oscar immediately accepted him as if knowing he was his off-spring. He took care of him, keeping him clean and really teaching him what he could get away with.

Henry has become the "hunter", Oscar is still gun shy. Henry is about as good as any pointer or setter, flushes grouse, etc. Both dogs are great fishing companions, they always try and catch the fish we release - quite commical.
At 1:03pm on March 16, 2009, Wes said…
Jacks are great. Oscar (smooth coat-short-legged black & white) sired Henry (rough-coat, mostly white with brown face and Yoda ears). We got pick of the litter. Two male JR's in the house - what were we thinking. Had to get them neutered, still there is never a dull moment. They really chase the chipmunks and squirrels at our cabin.

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