We live in Southern Utah, at the North edge of the Mojave, where humidity is typically under 20% and in the summer it’s closer to 10%. There’s rarely snow on the ground, our summer highs can top 110’f. Our milled log, ‘D’log cabin was built in 2007 and stained within a couple of months. The logs came with a certificate showing they were dried to 8-10% and are Douglas fir/white fir. We sealed it by brushing the oil based stain on in a circular motion, then rubbed the oil based Behr wood stai