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Question:


We are getting ready to retain our log home. It has chinking between the logs. The owners before us said they used thompson water sealeant.. we were told to pressure wash the outside then apply the stain. Do we stain with a brush or sprayer. Also do we have to make sure it will not rain for a certain time after its applied.

Answer:

I'm not a big fan of power washing or Thompson's. Apply Log Wash on low pressure, scrub with brushes and then use high pressure nozzle to MIST TO RINSE. Allow to dry for several days and then you can brush or spray the Thompson's (make sure to cover your windows, it will not wash from glass easily! FYI: Thompson's is for flat surfaces like decks and rails, not log homes. Plan on reapplying every year for it to work.

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