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We have a 40+ year old spruce log home in the BC interior and it has darkened considerably over the years. Our painter suggested corn blasting but a local corn blaster says the surface will then be too rough to apply our preferred coating, Sikkens Cetol 1 and 23, and would need to be sanded. Is that correct?


If it is on the exterior it will be OK, if this is interior then you should sand. Why Sikkens? They do not make the Cetol 1 & 23 anymore. They now have the 2 step process of Log & Siding.

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Posted By bill ristau
I offer a log home sanding service here in bc. Ive have been a builder for the past 9 years. I would like to help, but it depends where you live.