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I just wanted to show some work I do.Vancouver and the Fraser Valley B.C.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Jul 15, 2014.

 

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Bill replied to Mike's discussion Removing Sikkens Cetol Film Forming Stain
"Don't be afraid of the work the results are well worth it. Keep on sanding."
Jun 3
Bill commented on Kathryn Charles's blog post Screw Jacks Not Installed in my Southland Log Home
"Yes you should be concerned. I have been building for 15 years and always install screw jacks. If through bolts were installed on the corners, you can see by how much they need to be tightened to see how much your home has shrank. Best of luck."
May 29
Bill replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Charis I deal with these issues often. I have restored many homes now to many to count. The best I can give my customers is sanding from the beginning. I do this because it will never bring any new issues to the log home. It's just simply…"
May 20
Bill replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"WARNING: see picture file raised grain look. This is the result of blasting. What has happened is the logs have a hard layer and soft layer, the rings of a tree. The soft layer is blasted away and the hard layer remains. It is the cheaper way to go…"
May 19
Bill replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"It's sikkens 077 cedar on Douglas Fir. I took the picture just after it was brushed in, so it will dry just a little less glossy. Thanks customer was very happy with it."
May 14
Bill replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"After three coats of stain."
May 13
Bill replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Fully sanded wall ready for first coat of three. Bill Superior Log Restorations Abbotsford B.C."
May 13
Bill replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"The picture shows how much deteriorated wood should have been removed. Best of luck."
May 12
Bill replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"Karen I'm so sorry you are going through this. I am a log home restoration company owner and I have seen this issue before. I have been restoring log home for ten years now and prior to that I was building log homes for fifteen. First thing you…"
May 11
Bill replied to Log Guy's discussion Sikkens
"Get ahold of the sikkens rep in the area. You should be getting a much better price than $400. That's just to much."
May 3
Bill replied to Log Guy's discussion Sikkens
"Log and siding $240 canadian. Bill Superior log homes."
May 3
Bill replied to Herb Gale's discussion sequence to lowering jack
"Hi Herb There should be through bolts 1/2 or 5/8 ready rod going through the corners of your home. These need to be tightened. The distance that you tighten these bolts is the height that your home has lost in height. It is also the distance your…"
Apr 11
Bill replied to George's discussion Blasting log home
"Hi George I have read all the postings here and I understand your frustration. Yes blasting will always give you a raised grain look. There are two parts to the grain soft and hard the blasting will remove the soft part and leave the harder part.…"
Apr 7
Bill replied to K Carrier's discussion Looking for a contractor in WA state
"Hi K Carrier You are building a Pioneer Log Home. Is the home being built by Pioneer Log Homes and you are looking for a finishing contractor. Please message me in my inbox. Thank you Bill"
Mar 28
Bill replied to Greg Beck's discussion Buying a scribe
Mar 25
Bill replied to K Carrier's discussion Looking for a contractor in WA state
"I'm just north of the border if your looking for a log shell."
Mar 24

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