Tag Archives: weatherproofing

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How to Check Your Wood Home for Air Leaks

Reduce your utility bill this Winter by checking for air leaks in your home. A few air leaks can cost you many extra dollars per month. The key is to find and seal these air leaks before the super cold weather sets in.  Check out the 3 ways to successfully locate air leaks below. Energy.gov  recommends […]

Should You Choose Energy Seal or Perma-Chink?

LogFinish.com is a stocking distributor of Perma-Chink products. The following article was provided to LogFinish.com for re-publication by Perm-Chink Systems, LLC. Which Log Home Sealant Should I Use? We are asked this question very frequently about our two biggest selling log home sealants. Both of these sealants were formulated to weatherproof joinery in log and […]

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Helpful Hints for Winterizing Your Log Home

It’s October, and that means it’s time to winterize your log home. You may have cold weather already, or it could be just around the corner, but taking these simple steps to winterize now means your home will be protected before it gets too cold to bear! Inspect Your Logs If you have temperatures above […]

Quick Maintenance Checklist for Your Log Cabin

Take a moment to walk around your home. Here are some signs that your cabin may need a new coat of stain or caulking/chinking maintenance: Faded finish on South or West exterior walls Varying shades on top and bottom of logs Gray discoloration from weathering Blonde color around checks and cracks Gaps between caulking/chinking joints […]