Hello! My post and beam home in New England had fire and smoke damage. After researching how to restore the rough (rough hewn) beams and pine tongue and groove ceiling we settled on a soda blasting. They guy we hired exclusively does this work, mostly on log homes. After blasting he sanded/brushed the wood. He is recommending Perm-chink stains – 4 coats (1 prelude, 2 coats Sureshine or color, and a final acrylic coat. It is very expensive. Is Permachink the only way to go? Are there adequa