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We have an 1840's long home (square, rough-hewl logs). The stone fireplace was removed long ago, and the logs in area where it was removed look deteriorated/pulpy/soft/discolored, as if heat caused trauma. The rest of the logs are fine. Is there anyway to treat this damaged area tp preserve wood and make it look similar to other logs?


You can strip the logs back to bare wood and treat it with a borate. Shell Guard is a good choice. You can get the Shell Guard from Timelesss Wood Care Products by calling 800-654-2987.

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