We are considering purchasing a log home that was built in around 1945. We have been told that the outside logs were coated with creosote in the mid 80’s (inside is all sheet rock). I know this is very nasty stuff, but have been unsuccessful in really finding input on potential hazards from an application that old. It has been ”painted” over many times, but I still need to find out if it was paint or truly solid stain (I had assumed it was stain thinking no one would put paint on logs, but a

waterloop Changed status to publish April 8, 2024