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My 25-year-old cabin in central Florida is 2-story with the 1st story being red cedar logs and the second story being stick-built with red cedar siding. The west first story log wall is stained on the inside from rain and when it rains, it is wet to the touch inside. I think rain may be intruding from the second story log siding and somehow soaking into the first story logs. Any ideas?


You should have the exterior wall, if not the entire house, depending on your log style, caulked or chinked,by a professional. I would suspect the logs themselves or the flashing where the stick built is attached to the logs, if there is any flashing. Call Mike at 866-670-3020 for help.

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Posted By R.D.
Help! We own a half-log "kit" home with partial second story, stick built. Had various leaks in roof & had fixed but inside (flat/smooth/linseed oil treated) walls have water marks. How can we fix this? Thanks so much!