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Transform Your Log Home with Expert Staining Services

Protect, Beautify, and Preserve Your Log Home with Northern Log Care

With our expert staining services, we specialize in preserving and protecting your investment, ensuring that your log home stands the test of time while maintaining its rustic charm. From meticulous exterior treatments to revitalizing interior finishes, our team is dedicated to delivering impeccable results tailored to the unique needs of Wisconsin's log home owners. Trust Northern Log Care to transform your residence into a stunning retreat that reflects the natural splendor of the Wisconsin landscape.

Staining Services

Exterior Staining

Protect and enhance your log home's exterior with our premium staining services. Our expert team applies durable stains to highlight the natural beauty of your logs while safeguarding them against Wisconsin's weather.

Interior Staining

Transform the interior of your log home into a cozy retreat with our professional interior staining. Our skilled craftsmen apply high-quality stains to bring out the wood's character and provide lasting protection.

Maintenance Coats

Refresh and revitalize your log home's exterior with our maintenance coat services. Our cost-effective solutions ensure your home continues to stand strong against Wisconsin's elements.


Restore your log home's beauty with our comprehensive restoration services. From repairing damage to applying fresh stains, we'll breathe new life into your property for years to come.

Additional Log Home Services

Chinking & Caulking

Chinking & Caulking

Insulate and protect log homes with chinking & caulking.
Log Replacement

Log Replacement

Replace damaged/rotting logs and identify underlying structure issues.
Interior log refinishing and repair

Refinishing Logs

This process involves sanding, cleaning, and applying a new finish.

Benefits of Staining Your Log Home


Enhanced Aesthetic


Ease of


Protection Against Elements


Increased Property Value


Preservation of Wood Integrity

Log Home Staining FAQs

  • What type of wood is best for deck and railing construction in Wisconsin's climate?
    In Wisconsin's climate, durable and weather-resistant woods like cedar, redwood, and pressure-treated pine are commonly recommended for deck and railing construction due to their ability to withstand the region's harsh winters and humid summers.
  • How often should I stain or treat my deck and railing to maintain its appearance and durability?
    Generally, it's recommended to stain or treat your deck and railing every 1-3 years, depending on factors such as exposure to sunlight, moisture levels, and the type of stain or treatment used. Regular maintenance helps preserve the wood's integrity and aesthetic appeal.
  • What are the common signs of deck and railing damage, and when should I seek professional inspection or repair services?
    Signs of deck and railing damage include rotting, warping, splintering, loose or missing boards, and rust on metal components. If you notice any of these issues, it's advisable to seek professional inspection and repair services promptly to prevent further damage and ensure the safety of your outdoor space.
  • How often should I stain my log home?
    Log staining frequency depends on various factors such as the type of stain used, exposure to weather elements, and the condition of the wood. Generally, log homes should be stained every 2-5 years to maintain protection and appearance. However, it's essential to inspect the logs regularly and reapply stains as needed to ensure optimal preservation.
  • What is the difference between water-based and oil-based stains?
    Water-based stains dry faster, have lower VOC emissions, and are easier to clean up, making them more environmentally friendly. Oil-based stains penetrate deeper into the wood, offer superior protection against moisture, and provide a richer color finish. Choosing between the two depends on preferences for durability, ease of application, and environmental concerns.
  • Do I need to remove the old stain before applying a new one?
    It's crucial to properly prepare the surface before restaining a log home. If the previous stain is in good condition, you may be able to apply a new coat directly over it after cleaning and sanding. However, if the old stain is peeling, flaking, or damaged, it's best to remove it entirely through sanding, stripping, or pressure washing before applying a new stain for better adhesion and longevity.

Product Recommendations from Log Care Experts

ProLuxe Log & Siding Wood Finish is a high performance, translucent, satin log home and wood  finish for vertical surfaces. ProLuxe Log and Siding is an alkyd high solids formulation that offers  optimum protection and a premium look in just two coats. ProLuxe Log & Siding's two coat satin finish creates a protective film which gives wood siding and logs a premium furniture look while still 
allowing all the natural character and grain of the wood to show through. ProLuxe Log and Siding  creates a durable surface barrier to prevent wood from weathering. 

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