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Question:


i have 1/2 log siding that the 1st 3 rows were getting black spots so i pressure washed them and restained with penofin red label. 1 year later they are almost all black, the siding above looks great, do i strip it? and if so do i do the whole house or just the effected areas? thank you.

Answer:

You more than likely didn't allow the wood to dry enough before staining and trapped the moisture in the siding which causes the black mold. Also, I believe that Penofin is Linseed oil based which promotes mold growth. I would say strip the dark lower area's by sanding then re-stain to match. Dry logs are happy logs. Put the power washer away.

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