My name is Rob Holmes. I provide log home chinking installation in the Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, and other surrounding areas. I have traveled much further for larger chinking projects. I have over 25 years experience as a chinking applicator.... Read more >>

I have attended several applicator seminars taught by Weatherall , Perma-chink, and Sashco (Log Jam), which are the top three chinking manufacturers. I’ve also taught seminars to other Chinkers. There are 2 primary aspects to a good chinking application. First, the appearance or aesthetics and Second, the performance of the chinking.... Read more >>

Using a bond breaker — usually called backer or backer rod — ”) is an essential requirement in most chinking applications. I developed and manufacture Better Backer which is a true closed-cell trapezoid foam backer that requires no stapling and is compatible with all chinking brands. Learn more about backer types, different uses, and purchasing discount backer.... Read more >>

How much does it cost to chink a log home?

Chinking prices can vary tremendously since there are many factors unique to each job besides just the size of the joint. My prices include all labor and materials. My efficiency (from years of experience) and manufacturing my own backer give me an edge in offering very competitive pricing. Contact me as soon as possible for important tips during the construction phase to save you money on the chinking costs.