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General Guidelines

Sequence of Events When:

Restoring an Existing Home

1. Repair rot spots, damage, etc.


2. Energy seal around windows, doors, butt joints.  This will help prevent water or blasting media from getting inside.


3. Clean/strip the old finish.  Rinse well and allow wood to dry.


4. Borate treatment (optional).  Allow to dry.


5. If more than 5 to 7 days have passed since step 3 or 4, wash down surface with a diluted Log Wash solution.  Rinse well and allow to dry.


6. Energy Seal areas where water or media entered home.  Apply Check Mate 2.  Allow to cure at least 3 hours.


7. If blasted, apply Prelude, then stain.  If pressure washed, apply stain.


8. Repair, restore chinking if applicable.


9. Apply Log End Seal, Chink Paint.


10. Apply Advance Topcoat.
 

 
 

 
183 E Bailey Hazen Rd, Albany, VT
P.O. Box 515, Albany, VT 05820
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P.O. Box 515, Albany, VT 05820

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