Log End Seal
Exterior Sealer for Log Ends
Log End Seal protects exposed log ends from deterioration due to the elements. Sunlight, wind, rain, snow and ice all play a role in degrading wood surfaces. This is especially true for log ends where the end grain is exposed and cracks and checks are prone to develop.
Even if the ends are coated with a quality stain, the exposed grain of the wood acts like small straws drawing water into the log. This gives rot and decay an opportunity to start. If left unprotected, log or log corner replacement may eventually be required.
Log End Seal is a clear finish that helps to keep water from penetrating into the log ends and provides a durable layer of protection against sun, wind, and weather damage. To get the best appearance and color match, grind and sand log ends smooth, then apply Lifeline exterior finish. When dry, apply a coat of Log End Seal to form a water repellent barrier. Finally apply a clear topcoat of Lifeline Advance Gloss or Satin.
Features and Statistics
- Resists water
- Resists yellowing
- Adds soft sheen
- UV protection
- No oils
Product Specifications, Label, and MSDS
||40o to 90o
Do not freeze!
||Clean and Dry
Sand log ends
Apply Lifeline stain before Log End Seal
||Use Log End Seal as needed depending on the climate and weather exposure
||Apply Lifeline stain to the entire home, including the log ends.
When the Lifeline has dried, apply Log End Seal with a brush, taking care to completely cover the exposed log end. Wipe off any extra that may have worked its way onto the sides of logs.
Apply Log End Seal before applying Lifeline clear topcoat.
Wash equipment and brushes with a soap and warm water.
||Dry in 1 to 3 hours
|LOG END SEAL Coverage
| 1 gallon
||200-300 sq. ft.
|Coverage Rate per Gallon
||200-300 square feet
Log End Seal coverage rates vary widely according to porosity and smoothness of log ends. Usually, one gallon covers log ends on typical log home.