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Just bought on old school 1980s log home in NH. Never treated, needs cleaning. Do I clean with light wash of water and bleach or can I sand blast or grind off? Also has a dark stain or dark brown paint on a few logs, it was never completed. How do I remove this myself? I want a nice natural looking finish. Trying to save money and do all work myself. Also has rotten logs need to be replaced. Any order to all this repair? Any products, tips would be helpful.
Also never been chinked or caulked e

Answer:

The best way to clean would be to media blast with corn cob or glass. DO NOT use bleach. You should contact Ryan at 877-788-5647 for help with the rotten logs. You should have that part done professionally. Log replacement first, media blast, borate treat, stain then chink.

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