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We bought a house that is cyprus and it's stained blue but we want to change the color how can we do this.

Answer:

You will have to have it corn cob or glass blasted and then Osborne brushed to remove the blue, treat with a borate, repair any breaks or cracks in chink/caulk then apply a new latex stain made for log homes. I prefer Life Line stain. Call Mike for more help and an estimate at 866-670-3020.

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Posted By Ken @ Teresa
8/30/2016
We are in the process of building right now. We are wanting to keep the logs on the exterior as natural as possible for as long as possible. The sun has turned the logs ( lodge pole pine) from the whitish bluish just milled look to a honey gold. The honey gold is ok and we would like to keep that color but don't know what to seal the logs with. Is there a clear sealer we can use or should we use a golden honey stain? What brand do you suggest. We live in Wyoming. Thank you!
Posted By Ken & Teresa
8/30/2016
Howdy! We are in the process of building as we write. We are planning on lodge pole pine tongue and groove on the ceiling. We want to keep the most natural color of the wood as possible. What do you suggest we use to seal it with that is clear and will not darken? We are NOT wanting to stain it?
Thanks Again!
Posted By Ken & Teresa
8/30/2016
Howdy! We are currently building as we write. We are missing the fresh milled look of the logs ( lodge pole pine) as the building proceeds. Once the roof is on we are wondering if we can either sand blast ( with fine sand or crushed walnut shells) to get back to the whitish bluish look of the logs. Then, once that is done what do we seal logs with ( NOT STAIN) to keep them the fresh milled look. This is for the interior of our home only. We are looking for the fastest easiest way to sand the logs since it is 8500 square feet.. We love the honey gold outside but want to keep the whitish bluish color on the inside. Thank you so much!
Posted By Ken & Teresa
8/30/2016
Howdy! We are in the process of building as we write. We are planning on lodge pole pine tongue and groove on the ceiling. We want to keep the most natural color of the wood as possible. What do you suggest we use to seal it with that is clear and will not darken? We are NOT wanting to stain it?
Thanks Again!
Posted By Ken @ Teresa
8/30/2016
We are in the process of building right now. We are wanting to keep the logs on the exterior as natural as possible for as long as possible. The sun has turned the logs ( lodge pole pine) from the whitish bluish just milled look to a honey gold. The honey gold is ok and we would like to keep that color but don't know what to seal the logs with. Is there a clear sealer we can use or should we use a golden honey stain? What brand do you suggest. We live in Wyoming. Thank you!