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I have restored most of my log home my self not knowing powerwashing was bad that was sevral years ago. I borate the hole house used proper two part stain put wire mesh between logs some joints where three to six inches then mixed mortar for my joints then installed chinking on top of mortar.just this weekend I saw carpender ants on the top wall log that the roof rafters atache to is that a major job to replace that log its about thirty feet long it seems there eating in only one small area can


If you have carpenter ants eating your top log then you probably have a leak in the roof, they like wet wood. First fix the leak and see if they quit before replacing a half eaton log.

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