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We bought some old family land which has a 1936 old original logs which are in most part good shape. The outside is the problem, there is some chinking gone but the logs have been sprayed black with white chinking 2-3" gaps between logs. We are considering putting vinyl over it and adding onto the house to save money. Any ideas if we could strip the black and put back an original log/red color and what cost could run us. Everyone hates for us to see our heritage go to vinyl siding, but really do


Try grinding it with side grinder and 36 grit disc to clean back to clean wood then apply a good latex log home stain.

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