Log Home Services
Chinking is another of the most important parts
of log home maintenance. Proper chinking seals
gaps in the log structure; and not only keeps
water and other damaging entities from entering
the structure but also helps to seal in air to
reduce your heating and cooling costs.
Ideally chinking is applied at the joints between
every log, but this varies from home to home
depending on the type of logs or siding.
Proper chinking can have a drastic effect on the
heating and cooling costs of a log home. There
may be numerous gaps between logs that cannot
be seen but are constantly allowing airflow.
Chinking can almost entirely eliminate this