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  • Port Mansfield, TX
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Hill Country Restoration "Premature Stain Failure"
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Here is a Slideshow of a house we just restored out in Hill Country. It was built in 93 and stained with siekkens twice. The builder did a poor job building it though. I try to emphasize to people…Continue

Tags: Hill, country, rehab, Texas, repair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Guild Log and Timber Jan 6, 2013.

 

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Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
May 13
Guild Log and Timber replied to Karen's discussion Look what they are doing to our log home :(
"I agree with Thomas on this one. To do it right you are looking at about $12-$15 @ ft.  of surface area removed and restained. Here is a job we just finished in Hill Country that is posted on the loghomeu blog section. There are some more pics…"
May 13
Guild Log and Timber posted a blog post

Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. There were many places were the mold had really set in. The soffit areas of the log…See More
May 6
Guild Log and Timber replied to George's discussion Blasting log home
"George,  I am glad that every thing worked  out for you. Here are some pics from today of a restoration and mold remediation job, we are doing near Austin Texas. To look at all the pics check out our facebook or look at my blog on…"
Apr 15
Guild Log and Timber replied to Hank Hill's discussion Internet access
"Hank, Home Fusion by Verizon is going to have a lot less latency. No matter how fast your hughesnet system is, the signal "almost light speed radio wave" will always have to traverse that space gap every time. That makes it hard to use…"
Apr 3
Guild Log and Timber replied to George's discussion Blasting log home
"Sand...Sand....Sand !!!!  anyway you like. What ever is most efficient for you. We use several types of sanders and grinders. Who ever does it needs to know what they are doing, also to be consistent with their sanding patterns and methods.…"
Mar 29
Guild Log and Timber commented on George's blog post Blasting
"George, I almost always sand my homes. We dont use any blasters. I have subs that like to use them periodically for the right applications. I am not totally against blasting, it just has never been my go to method. I prefer a sanded finish…"
Mar 28
Guild Log and Timber replied to Greg Beck's discussion Buying a scribe
"There is nothing better than a Chambers scribe. You get what you pay for. Worth every penny. Get his book and scribe. Robert Chambers is the Godfather of teaching scribe methods. You will not be disappointed.  JD Knight Guild Log and…"
Mar 27
Guild Log and Timber replied to George's discussion Blasting log home
"George, I almost always sand my homes. We dont use any blasters. I have subs that like to use them periodically for the right applications. I am not totally against blasting, it just has never been my go to method. I prefer a sanded finish…"
Mar 27
Guild Log and Timber replied to Colorado Log Home Finishing's discussion Is there anybody here?
"Tom,  Hate to hear that. You know what Papaw used to always say,"Its better to stay home and not make any money".  I have started pre-qualifying with pics and measurement before I actually come look at the job. If they are good…"
Feb 8
Guild Log and Timber replied to Colorado Log Home Finishing's discussion Is there anybody here?
"I know what you mean. I have 3"
Feb 7
Guild Log and Timber replied to Colorado Log Home Finishing's discussion Is there anybody here?
"Nice Job Tom.  JD Knight Guild Log and Timber www.GuildLogandTimber.com 956-773-9347"
Feb 7
Guild Log and Timber replied to Robin&Ron's discussion Electrical conduit colors
"Good idea with the moulding. Look into the multiplex switches. Then you can just use a wireless remote for the exterior lights.  Crestron is a good brand but you will pay for it. Then you can run the power under the moulding you talked about or…"
Jan 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Bem's discussion Large checking indoors on roof beams
"I agree on the stain method. Staining will make them less noticeable for sure.  JD"
Jan 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Bem's discussion Large checking indoors on roof beams
"Bruno, I have seen checks like that and bigger, develop near excessive mortise and tenon joints along floor joists and cause weakness. Once, I had to jack a second floor up 3 inches and add columns. (There are pictures on my facebook of repairs) It…"
Jan 9
Guild Log and Timber replied to Roy Higgs's discussion Clean cedar bark siding
"Roy,  Go up to Lowes or home depot. Get Jomax siding cleaner. Clean with a brush and a good regular hose nozzle. Make sure to rinse thoroughly.  Stain with you choice of stain. I would use a water based product. Go with a darker color,…"
Jan 7

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I am a Log home contractor. We travel all over the US. We specialize in log home construction and restoration.
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Texas Log Home Mold Remediation

This Texas log home had taken a beating from the sun and mold growth. 

There were many places were the mold had really set in. …

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Posted on May 6, 2015 at 1:26am

Where have all the craftsmen gone

I came into construction under my great-grandfather, grandfather, and father. These were all strong willed opinionated, highly skilled men that worked by their own rules.There was a vast amount of freedom and individuality in the trades. These men didn't fit into a time schedule or corporate mentality. They would climb off the scaffolds at lunch and read the paper while having a beer and eating fresh meats and vegetables. It was precisely this…

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Posted on October 4, 2014 at 11:25am — 5 Comments

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At 9:36am on October 7, 2014, Chris Wood said…

Hello JD.  We're based in East Tennessee.  www.hearthstonehomes.com

At 2:20pm on February 16, 2013, James W. Harbin said…

He y you guys, We're doing the exact same type of projects here on the east coast.Restoration and preservation has become a larger part of the business. We are Katahdin Cedar Log Home Dealer/Builders and have built over 60 homes over 27 years. Perhaps you should contact them about a dealership or building for them. Jim Harbin

At 11:03am on January 2, 2013, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…

Hi JD and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly

 
 
 

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