Northwood offers a variety of chinking options for interior and exterior log walls, sealing of small checks and cracks and other uses to improve the performance and look of your home.
We have over 30 years of experience chinking log homes; we have applied hundreds of miles of lateral beads. Starting from the first years modern chinking was brought into the industry. It is a great product when properly applied.Exterior
Chinking your homes exterior walls can greatly improve the performance and look.
It helps to stop cold air infiltration, moisture, bugs, and improves the performance by reducing weathering effects on key area's of your walls. (notches,checks and frost prone area's.) Also See:
Chinking the interior of your home can greatly increase the energy efficiency, help with cleaning, dusting, and insect control. If applied by a professional it can make your interior walls look amazing. Cracks & Checks
If you choose not to see or feel the cracks and checks, the chinking can be matched in color and trawled in to place with no mess on the log surface. Latex Trim
Chinking also gives us an opportunity to cover-up old building flaws. Filling holes, covering up bad notch work, ect. We have found many ways to use chinking that can give your home a quality look and feel. Have a look in our Sanding Before Chinking
Manual sanding has allowed us to adapt new application methods for chinking that look and perform better. After sanding the wood surface is left smooth, this is important when chinking the interior of a home. The look and feel of walls can be greatly changed by using different colors of chinking contrasting or blending in to the color of the log wall, this gives you total versatility when refinishing your log home. Also see: