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I have a log home that has a grey color - can't tell if it is paint or stain. Do you reccommned corn blasting be done by do-it-yourselfers? Where can the equipment be rented?



Yes, corn cob blasting is the way to remove the old finish.Never power wash your log home. It drives the water so deep into the wood fiber that it will not dry out properly.If you stain too early you can seal that moisture in the wood and cause many problems in the future.The biggest one being mold growing under the stain causing it to fail and peel.

I do not recommend corn cob blasting for the do-it-yourselfer.You can do lasting damage to your wood if not done properly.As for renting the equipment, I cannot tell you where to get it.

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Posted By Don Craig
Could you recommend anyone in the Atlanta.Ga, area that does cob blasting? Thanks!
Posted By Tanya Peek
I bought a 20 year old log home about 5 years ago. It is in need of cob blasting and restaining. Could you recommend someone reputable in the Newnan, Georgia area? Thanks! T Peek