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Small Log Home Cabins are Popular

Small log home cabins in Colorado are becoming really popular.  Once upon a time the 8000 square foot log mansion is what everyone wanted, now in 2014 cabins under 1000 sq ft are the hot item.…Continue

Tags: contractor, company, staining, home, log

Started Mar 25

Colorado Log Home Maintenance (970) 368 2308

Do you own a log home in Colorado?  You will eventually need Log Home Finishing (970) 368 2308.  We specialize in log and wood sided home…Continue

Tags: washing, pressure, restoration, maintenance, repair

Started Feb 21

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Here is ouf gallery of projects completed in 2013 by Log Home Finishing in Colorado.  Most of the projects involved walnut shell media blasting, and pressure washing.  We used Sashco Transformation…Continue

Tags: staining, media, blasting, chinking, restoration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Francis Dec 8, 2013.

Winter Time Writing

Winter time is slow for a log home finisher so I began two collections on medium.com about log home restoration and oil based finish vs water based finish for log home staining.  Have you used…Continue

Tags: chinking, staining, maintenance, cabin, home

Started Dec 8, 2013

 

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Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Kyle Pudden's discussion Advice for fixing leaks in knots/checks
"He didn't chink between the log joints, it's one of the chinless style homes which require chinking."
Apr 10
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Kyle Pudden's discussion Advice for fixing leaks in knots/checks
"Backer rod and Log Builder is the correct way to fill a check, so it sounds like you did everything right with the checks.  Is it correct that you did not backer and use Log Builder between all log joints (where log meets log)?  The only…"
Apr 9
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Scott Horner's discussion Issue with Potential Log Home Purchase
"I can tell it's nothing major because of your 1" measurement. I can tell it's not structural because the home is standing. I would recommend focusing on the cost of wood preparation, staining, and chinking which does appear to be…"
Apr 1
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Scott Horner's discussion Issue with Potential Log Home Purchase
"The home looks nice in the photo, although I can't see any bowing. 1" doesn't sound abnormal for settling of a log home. I'd say make an offer! At worst pound in a few shims to lift that bowing and chink over that and forget…"
Apr 1
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Mar 28
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Kyle Pudden's discussion Advice for fixing leaks in knots/checks
"I would suggest Log Home Thermal Imaging to determine exactly where the leaks are.  You will likely find that you do in fact have to seal between all log joints on your d-logs.  Doing just the checks is not enough.  Do you have…"
Mar 28
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to LauraMorris's discussion Looking for Someone to re-stain our log home in Bristol,TN
"You may have better luck finding what you're looking for at your local paint store bulletin board. Do you have photos you could post so as to give an idea of the scope of the project? Thomas Elliott Log Home Finishing LLC 97 368 2308"
Mar 27
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Small Log Home Cabins are Popular

Small log home cabins in Colorado are becoming really popular.  Once upon a time the 8000 square foot log mansion is what everyone wanted, now in 2014 cabins under 1000 sq ft are the hot item.  Pictured here the crew of Log Home Finishing is completing a project near Canon City, Colorado with Sashco 'Log and Timber' finish in Browntone Medium and Sashco Log Jam Chinking in Mortar White.  See the entire gallery at…See More
Mar 25
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to henry's discussion New Strategic Business advisors
""Work from home, work directly from home on your own schedule and make $5000 per day" one Mom did it, you can too."
Mar 12
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Ray Mazza's discussion Honeyguard 2000 Blairstown distributors
"Do you have pictures you can upload? Posting pictures will get you a wider variety of responses. Thomas Elliott Log Home Finishing 719 331 4047"
Mar 12
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Brent C.'s discussion Mixing two stains
"is this a new build or are you sanding to remove a previous coating? Have you pressure washed with a cleaner and brightener or do you plan to? I've tried mixing Transformation a few times, but only for example the browntone dark with browntone…"
Mar 10
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to JR's discussion Northern White Cedar "Smell issues?"
"We work on log homes in Colorado, many of which are cedar. I haven't noticed a significant difference in smell from cedar to pine. I have found that log home interiors can have a funky old cabin smell when the wood is left unfinished. Applying…"
Mar 5
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Brent C.'s discussion Sanding disk question
"I can't really see it from the picture there. Give it a try and let me know how it goes. I'm sure it's a good tool with a name like that!"
Mar 3
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Brent C.'s discussion Sanding disk question
"That is all you need, grinder, backer, and sanding disk. Nothing more. The set up is fast, the work goes quick! You may or may not decide to do some lighter duty sanding after the grinding depending I your desired finish. Tom"
Mar 3
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Brent C.'s discussion Afer I sand....
"Ideally you use a sander with a shop vac attachment and eliminate the dust problem all together. We use Festool sanders and their shop vac like this: http://festoolusa.com/power-tools/hepa-dust-extractors/ct-26-hepa-dust-extractor-583492 Tom…"
Mar 1
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Cynthia Gugg's discussion Looking for a builder in No. Calif gold country
"Finding good help is really tuff these days. In Colorado builders come from all over the world to build log homes. Don't be surprised if you have to pay over $200 / sq ft to build your home. Prices on most supplies have doubled in the past 5…"
Feb 27

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Colorado log home chinking, staining, media blasting, restoration. Serving the mountains of Colorado. Log and wood sided home sealant specialist.
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Log Home Finishing is happy to share out experience with you via LIVE CHAT to discuss finishing your log home project. Visit our website http://loghomefinishing.com and Tom Elliott, Sashco and Permachink certified installer of stain and chink products will assist you.  

 

If you have questions about chinking, staining, media blasting, preparation of logs, or removing old finish this is the place for excellent knowledge…

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Posted on February 3, 2013 at 3:24pm

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At 10:10pm on February 14, 2013, James W. Harbin said…

Hello Folks,I liked the time share thing. Sounds like something I would say. Keep up the good work. Jim Harbin Katahdin Cedar Log Homes Mid-Atlantic

At 11:16am on January 9, 2013, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…

Welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly

 
 
 

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