I have a ‘Wilderness’ Log home that was built in 2002 with an unknown stain (I think they use Sashco). The stain still looks good, but it’s obviously time to restain it.I also now have carpenter bees with mild resultant woodpecker damage. My plan was to 1) apply insecticide and repair damage 2)Wash house with log cleaner and brightener 3)Apply the same(i hope) color stain 4)then apply a borate treatment.
Is there anything else I need to do to prep the wood for staining? Do you think the bora