This method is only used in extreme circumstances, such as: if your house was painted before and/or if there is hidden log rot. There are three different blasting methods we use: corn-cob, ice and glass blasting.
Keeping the logs clean will help prevent many problems throughout the life of your home. A thorough cleaning should be on your schedule every year. Even logs that have weathered to a gray color can be restored to that fresh-cut look with a good cleaning.
Chemical stripping is used to remove inferior or deteriorating finishes. In order to apply superior and longer lasting finishes. Chemical stripping is not as abrasive compared to blasting.