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I need to find an interior log cleaner or recipe for cleaning logs. Our logs are twenty-five years old, collect dust, and need to be rejuvenated.

Answer:

1 cup bleach, 1 cup TSP to 4-5 gallons warm water. wash with this mixture and rinse. Apply Liquid Gold after logs are dry.

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Posted By dave downs
8/5/2007
my wife and i just bought a 1850 post and beam home in essex county ny and the ceiling was cover with old plaster .
I open them up and found old logs in the ceiling ,very dirty dark brown color ,black almost i heard to sand blasting
Posted By Jill
8/29/2013
We built a log home on a lake 4 years ago. I think building on a lake has made our house a magnet for bugs, birds, bats and bees. My biggest complaint is how dirty our logs look covered in spider webs, gnats & bird poop. I've tried just hosing the logs off but everything sticks. Any suggestions? Should we have used a more glossy stain?
Posted By Debra Roper
3/26/2014
We built a log home in 1994 with western red cedar and Douglas fir interior walls. We are remodeling and are finding that many of the douglas fir walls have become discolored/lightened where various items have been hanging for a number of years. All of the interior walls have been finished with 3 coats of poly. Is there a quick fix to bringing the discolored areas back to the original color (or at least close to the original color)?
Posted By Anna Tilley
11/30/2016
what is the recipe for the old time (cement like) chinking.
Posted By Anna Tilley
11/30/2016
what is the recipe for the old time (cement like) chinking.