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We have a 100 year old pine log cabin that we had moved to our land and love the natural look of the wood and are not too keen on staining (we did have the borate applied). The folks doing the chinking have strongly recommended Lifeline staining for UV protection and a clear coat. As I go through the the questions/answers I have seen the following responses that might be in conflict:


We have a 150 year old log cabin,built with hand hewn square logs. We have cleaned them. What ki


I would stick with just the borate. Shell Guard is the best for penetration into the logs.

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Posted By Steve
We just bought a 160 year old log house, the logs are bleached white and cracked here and there. The house was rechinked a couple of years ago. If I apply the Shell Guard will it stain the new white chinking?