Log Rot Repair – Thomasville, NC Our log home owner found rot… Now what?!? OK...That rot's gotta go! Once the rotten wood is removed, the area should be saturated with a borate treatment. Next, a hardener was used to give the wood strength. At this point a two part epoxy was built up in layers with a metal mesh. Once level a half log was installed to match the type on the outer log wall. The second is in and TA DA!!