This project in Eveleth, MN was completed in 2012 at Camp Warren, one of the Greater Twin Cities YMCA camps. These photos show the typical progression of how we restore a log home from beginning to end on one particular wall.
We often get asked if we power wash homes to remove old finish and our answer is “no”. Over the 35 years we have been in the log home restoration business, we have found the blasting off old finish using either sand, crushed glass or corncob is the way to go. Click here for why we choose sand blasting over power washing.
On this particular project, we replaced rotten logs, blasted the wall, treated the logs with a borate solution, applied Sansin brand stain, and finally – chinked the logs with Perma-Chink brand chinking.
Our crew does an excellent job of protecting windows, doors and trim by careful masking before we start sand blasting. We have gotten very good at being able to match new stain with what is currently on the building so that our repairs blend in as much as possible.
If you home could use a “facelift” give us a call at 715-373-5744 and let us give you an estimate.