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How To Choose the Best Chinking Material for Log Homes

Logs are in constant dynamic motion. That’s why there’s Log Builder®, the sealant made for log structures. Stretches up to 500% of original size, while still maintaining tenacious adhesion to the wood.

When other chinking pulls away, Log Jam holds its seal With Log Jam chinking, you can keep the cozy feel and rustic look of a log home without compromising comfort and performance.

  • Moves with Your Logs
  • Textured to simulate old-time mortar
  • Compatible with all Sashco stains
  • Easy to apply and cleanup

Log Builder: The Sealant Made For Log Structures

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For over twenty years, Log Builder by Sashco has been an industry leader for chinking for log cabins. Manufactured to achieve superior elasticity, Log Builder creates a lasting tight seal between logs and absorbs their movement throughout the year and weatherproof your home. It is further recommended for cracks in individual logs if they happen to occur in your home. It also has an appropriate use of filling in and around wood siding or shingles.

Log Builder maintains a stylish appearance by not cracking or peeling away over time and with its availability in tan, dark brown or wood tones to suit the color scheme of your home. Although it uses a water base formula for easy clean up, it remains stable in its pre-application form through a freeze and thaw cycle to assure it is job site ready.

Log Jam Chinking

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Another product provided by Sashco, Log Jam has set the industry standard for premium quality log home chinking material. Log Jam chinking is easy to tool and clean up with its water-based platform, yet is able to continue to perform after a cycle of freezing and thawing out both before and after application. Tested and proven to expand up to 250 percent of its original size, Log Jam is guaranteed not to tear or rip and requires premature maintenance steps.

Log Jam is textured to simulate the historic mortar used to fill log joints, but unlike mortar, it doesn’t heat up while curing and potentially melt synthetic woods. To complement the aesthetics of any log home, Log Jam is available in white white, mortar white or buff white; light gray and gray; and in the brown tones of tan or wood tone cedar. Log Jam is especially well known for its easy application procedure.