How much Exterior Maintenance Is Required For A Log Home?
The amount of exterior maintenance will vary depending on the location and position of your home on the site. Typically you may have to reapply a stain coat every 3-7 years, but there are many variables at play such as UV exposure, quality of finish, quality of preparation and application, log moisture content, caulk job, etc.
Your log home dealer and builder can recommend stain and caulk products, review how to conduct routine maintenance inspections, suggest tips how to extend the life of your exterior stain and review with you the importance of caulk.
The bottomline...maintaining your exterior finish on your log home is an ongoing process and protecting your investment by learning tips from the pro's is a wise decision.