Blend In or Stand Out! Picking the Best Log Home Color Combos

There are many great things about log homes that make them appealing to the owners and future owners. Usually at the top is the look and design of the log home, capturing the spirit of the frontier and settling the wild west. Sometimes a custom home, sometimes an ordered home from a builder, but definitely a chosen home for the owners. Achieving this look is completed with the final design choice - the color of the log stain and log sealant. The two main options are contrasting colors or blended colors. Our stains and finishes pair with our sealants to make sure your home looks the best, no matter what you decide.

Color Choices

On occasion, our team is asked “What color should I choose?” While it’s up to you as the log home owner, our color selection is unmatched and we can give recommendations. Then owners have the follow-up question: “What color of log home sealant goes with this?” There are so many different combinations possible, it’s hard for us to answer for the owners.

The first decision to make is the choice between wanting a contrasting sealant to the stain or a blending or matching the sealant to the log stain. Our photo galleries reflect the many different combinations of stains and sealant, and, in the humble opinion of this author, all of them look fantastic on log homes.

Samples of Contrasting and Blended Colors

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Ultra-7 Chestnut with Tan Perma-Chink Exterior Driftwood with Beige Perma-Chink
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Ultra-7 Bronze with Light Gray Perma-Chink Ultra-2 Pickled White with White Energy Seal
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Accents Cinnabar with Stone Perma-Chink Ultra-2 Cedar with Cedar Energy Seal
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Interior Dark Natural with White Perma-Chink Interior Light Natural with Natural Pine Energy Seal
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Ultra-2 Dark Natural with Sandstone Perma-Chink Ultra-2 Gentry Gray with Slate Gray Energy Seal


It tends to be personal preference how the home looks at the end of the day. Perma-Chink Systems’ photo galleries offer great visualizations of the possible combinations, both contrasting and blending. Our staff is more than willing to help you find that perfect combination, and we offer free color samples to make sure you like the color.

Last modified on Friday, 16 June 2023 21:01