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Our log home is built with tongue-in-groove logs which sit flat on each other with afoam gasket seal. The seal has deteriorated so we need to caulk or chink, also around all windows & doors to fix a couple of water leaks. Then we would clean the logs & stain. The gaps between logs are at most 1/4". What material do we put in here to seal?
Can you suggest a contractor in southern NH who does this kind of work?

Answer:

You need to clean the logs first, and then caulk the chink lines with Energy Seal. You can then stain and clear coat. Call Mike at 866-670-3020 for help and a quote.

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Posted By Debbie Travis
12/31/2007
what is energy seal ?? (Our logs are not tongue and groove)
Posted By corbin kenady
2/10/2008
my log home is made of old mining timbers from the 1800s. the house was constucted in 1975. we live in the highest town in n america alma co. the logs and chinking are leaking during windy periods help. 9704859091
Posted By Greg
3/22/2008
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Posted By diana huggins
5/27/2009
I saw where you don't reccommend spray foam i used it on my corner butts inside . will it make rot in them?