Tag Archives: wood home

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 […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Wood Home

“Maintenance should not be viewed as a chore or just an expense, it should be considered as an investment in your home’s longevity and value. Properly cared for log homes will appreciate in value, rather than depreciate. “ -Tony Huddleston, Perma-Chink Systems.   Wood homes require more maintenance than painted or vinyl sided homes. When […]

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 […]

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Product Spotlight: Seal-Once™ Total Wood Protection-Breakthrough Technology in Wood Finishes

LogFinish.com has been in the wood finish business for nearly two decades.  In all this time, there have been very few major product developments, despite changes in customer demand.  We believe we have finally found a game changer! Seal-Once Total Wood Protection offers a state of the art approach to protecting wood surfaces.  We have […]

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Product Spotlight: Flame Retardant For Your Home

Wild fires were devastating to many homes, families and businesses all over the the United States last year.   The following product spotlight focuses on Flame Seal’s Wood Seal™ Class A,  a revolutionary product that can mean the difference between a home or business to return to or a pile of ashes. What is Flame Seal Wood […]

How to Pick the Best Exterior Stain or Finish for Your Log Cabin-Part 2

1.  Have you treated your logs with a wood preservative?  If not, you can use an all-in-one wood preservative and wood finish  by applying Q8 Log Oil.  Other finishes such as Sikkens Cetol Log and Siding, and Lifeline Ultra 2 and 7 require a borate wood preservative before applying  the finish.   2. Are you […]

How to Pick the Best Exterior Stain or Finish for Your Log Cabin-Part 1

Over the years we have had one question that our clients have asked us over and over again.  That question is “What is the best finish you have available?” In reality there is no “best finish”; there are many great finishes available. The real question is “What is the best finish for you and your […]

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New Exterior Stain from Perma-Chink Systems

 Perma-chink Systems, Inc., has released a new two-coat only exterior wood finish that is amazing for many different reasons. Appearance+Longevity 1. Ultra 7‘s state-of-the-art resin ensures that the seal is continuous, providing protection from holes and gaps that might otherwise develop with a lower-quality finish.  What is a polymer resin?  A polymer resin is a clear liquid […]