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Question:


I have a 1930's log cabin in Upper Michigan. Can I paint the interior of the cabin, leaving the outside with a proper stain, without the risk of encouraging rot? I have read painting the outside prevents logs from breathing.

Answer:

Yes you could, but using a solid latex stain would be better. It looks like paint, but is more healthy for the logs. I prefer Sherwin Williams Woodscapes.

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