Exterior Stains

Sashco Transformation Log & Timber Stain
Oil based log and cabin stain

Sun burned, grayed out logs and timbers don’t evoke feelings of inspiration and accomplishment like a dream home should. Transformation Stain® Log and Timber is the premium log stain you need to restore your log home and the dreams that go with it. Its exquisite color portfolio and glossy finish showcase the unique character of your logs and timbers. It’s specifically formulated to be chemically compatible with even the most difficult stains and coatings, making it the go-to product for even the toughest restoration jobs. Transformation Log and Timber log cabin stain will truly transform your home, resulting in a dream come true that you can’t wait to show off to your friends.

Available in 11 different colors!  Natural, Goldtone Light, Goldtone Medium, Goldtone Dark, Browntone Light, Browntone Medium, Browntone Dark, Redtone Light, Redtone Medium, Redtone Dark, Redwood


Sashco Capture Log Stain
Water-based elastomeric log home finish and stain

Capture Log Stain by Sashco is an extremely effective, attractive semi-transparent stain that is followed by a weather repellent topcoat, Cascade. Capture Log Stain and Cascade work together.  Capture is designed to stretch and compress as your logs move, creating a tight seal that prevents UV damage, insects and unwanted moisture from spoiling their unique beauty.  It bridges those tiny micro-cracks that all logs get over time, yet is highly breathable to allow moisture to escape.  This stain works on the interior or exterior of your log home.

Available in 11 Different Colors!  Autumn Aspen, Bronze Pine, Chestnut, Driftwood, Hazelnut, Natural, Sequoia, Wheat, Mahogany, Red Cedar and Weather Wood


Sashco Cascade Clear Coat

Cascade Clear Top Coat is specially designed for use over top of Capture Log Stain.  Cascade Clear Top Coat benefits include:

  • Maintenance made easy: Skip the arduous work of completely removing your stain when it needs refreshing. Simply clean the wood surface, apply Cascade Clear Top Coat to bring back that just-stained look, and get back to life.
  • Easy water clean-up: Skin, earth, and nose friendly is always a plus. No harsh chemicals required.
  • Easy to know when: If the surface has lost its sheen, it’s time for maintenance. No second-guessing necessary. It’s the easiest way to keep your log home looking like the day it was finished.
  • Won’t discolor chinking: Cascade Clear Top Coat is clear, so routine maintenance applications won’t affect the color of your log home chinking or other sealants. 
  • Repels water: Keeps your logs in tip-top shape and your rot concerns at bay.
  • Resists mildew & algae: Ensures that unsightly growths stay where they belong – in a lab, not on your logs.
  • Protects against UV damage: Cascade protects Capture Log Stain from major color shifts to maintain that just-stained look.

Available in Semi-Gloss & Matte Finish!


Sashco Transformation Interior & Exterior Stain
Oil-in-water hybrid wood siding stain that's easy to maintain

Use on interior and exterior wood siding, wood trim, cabinets, handrails and spindles.  Based on a stain formula that was originally created to withstand the extreme requirements of log homes, Transformation Stain® Siding and Trim wood siding stain is no stranger to high performance. It moves and flexes with the wood to maintain a protective coat that remains beautiful over time. The best part is that Transformation Siding and Trim won’t peel, which makes maintenance easy: a light power wash, followed by another coat of stain, and you’re done.

Available in 11 different colors!  Natural, Cedar, Honey Timber, Natural Cedar, Redwood, Applewood, Woodtone Cedar, Pecan, Goldtone Medium, Redtone Medium, Browntone Medium


Perma-Chink Lifeline Ultra-7 
One-Coat Transparent Wood Finish

Lifeline Ultra-7 is the most durable exterior stain that Perma-Chink Systems has ever developed. After multiple exposure tests in harsh weather areas across the country (think snow country, the sunny southeast and extreme mountain locations), Lifeline Ultra-7 stands out as THE top-of-the-line, long-lasting finish.

The secret behind its durability is Lifeline Ultra-7’s state-of-the-art resin that creates a flexible and tough seal on your home’s logs. Perhaps more importantly than the seal’s strength, the resin also ensures that the seal is continuous, providing protection from holes and gaps that might otherwise develop with a lower-quality finish. In addition it has unsurpassed adhesion to wood.

It’s this continuity that has proven to be much more resistant to UV degradation, color fading and adhesion loss. And just like all Lifeline finishes, the water-resistant film breathes just like Gore-Tex® to allow trapped moisture to evaporate from your logs.

Use Lifeline Advance Clear Top Coat to maximize the performance of your Lifeline exterior wood finish and dramatically reduce maintenance.

Available in 6 different Colors!  Caramel, Cedar, Oak, Bronze, Chestnut, Almond, Smoke


Perma-Chink Lifeline Ultra-2
Premium Transparent Wood Finish

Lifeline Ultra-2 - the two coat application helps to ensure consistent color development on your walls. From the day that you apply it to the many years of durability that you get from it, this wood stain will distinguish your home.

A protective clear coat of Lifeline Advance Gloss or Satin adds depth and clarity to the wood grain. The smooth surface of the clear coat repels dirt and dust, and makes walls easier to clean when cleaning becomes necessary. Like all Lifeline finishes, it is breathable, waterborne and easy to work with.

Lifeline Ultra-2 is the first component of our two component exterior wood finish system. The second component is a clear topcoat of Lifeline Advance Gloss or Satin. We have found that there are very distinct functional differences between the durability and appearance functions of stains and clear topcoats.

The stain system (Lifeline Ultra-2 and Lifeline Advance) is greater than the sum of its individual components. This is because the formulations of the two components are significantly different. Each is formulated to perform separate but complementary functions to the other.  Use Lifeline Advance Clear Top Coat to qualify for a 5-Year Warranty on Lifeline Ultra-2

Available in 16 Different Colors!  Butternut, Autumn Gold, Dark Honey, Oak, Wheat, Natural, Dark Natural, Sequoia, Hazelnut, Cedar, Bronze, Chestnut, Walnut, Driftwood, Stone Gray, Gentry Gray


Perma-Chink Lifeline Advance
Clear Top Coat for Lifeline Exterior Wood Finishes

Lifeline Advance works just like the clear-coat on your car to protect the color coat underneath. It extends the life of the finish system while adding depth and highlights to the appearance. It makes your exterior walls easier to keep clean.

Lifeline Advance has the right permeability to keep the film breathable while repelling liquid water.

Lifeline Advance is the second component in our exterior wall finish system that includes a limited warranty when used with Lifeline Ultra-2.

  • Satin or Gloss Finish
  • Simplifies and reduces maintenance of your exterior finish
  • Significantly extends the life of the finish system
  • Adds depth and luster to appearance
  • Extremely high coverage
  • Breathable to allow logs to dry out
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Mold and mildew protection
  • Non-yellowing
  • Low VOCs
  • Only for use over Lifeline Ultra-2, Lifeline Ultra-7, Lifeline Exterior or Lifeline Accents

Available in Satin or Gloss finish!


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