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We have a 25 year old larch log home that had black staining and resin beads. A contractor walnut shell blasted it. Now it still has resin bead and the under side of each log is still dark and tacky. Should the shells have removed all of the old finish? Is there a product we can use to dissolve this? Can we apply a finish over this? Will a darker finish hide it better?


Sounds like he did not remove all of the old finish. If it is still tacky you need to get it removed properly and then apply some good log home stain.

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