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  • Tellico Plains, TN
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Bad staining contractor!
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Hi my name is Lily and have a one floor 1700 sq' log home with front and back overhangs. I chose the local guy who was supposed to be a log professional. $7500 one or two coats of sikkens and extra…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lily May 7.

 

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Lily replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"Thank you for your response. He wants nothing to do with log home ever again. I explained how it could benefit him since the only restorer is 1 hr away. He's a house painter and probably a great one. Lily"
May 7
Raymond Wengerd replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"Lily, they don't have a like button here. But I love your reply."
May 6
CharisB replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"So glad to hear that you were able to work things out, Lily. Feel free to have your contractor give us a call if he wants some more advice. We actually have a contractor training seminar called Zero Failures that teaches through the science of log…"
May 2
Lily replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"Update: thank you for the positive replies. Contractor came back and admit no license to do log homes. Just a local rural painter, doesn't make that a bad thing. He admit he screwed up and looks bad, and I will wait for this wall to dry up and…"
May 2
Bill replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"Hello Lily I'm sorry to hear of your experience. It appears that your contractor failed to remove the old stain and uv damaged wood. Yes unfortunately there is contractors that do not have enough experience. 20 years building and 10 years…"
May 1
Lily replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"Lol! Well you sound like a very angry contractor who must deal with this all the time maybe because of shoddy work! If you can't see this problem you are not a professional. No need to reply please go bad to bed!"
Apr 29
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"OK, now this is starting to make sense.  You don't pay your contractors.  What else?"
Apr 29
Lily replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"You wrong. I can see opinions here are not from professionals. Had several log home professionals look at this house who do this all the time since posting here. I'm wonderdering if perhaps you ARE my contractor!"
Apr 29
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"Your logs look good!  I would say $7500 was a great price for a Sikkens re coat and the outcome looks satisfactory.  It could have been the $50,000.00 job also, but you went for the $7500.00 job.  The $50,000.00 job is still there…"
Apr 28
CharisB replied to Lily's discussion Bad staining contractor!
"Hi, Lily. Sorry to hear about your frustrations. I don't know your contractor and don't know what you agreed to with the work that was done, so can't speak to that a whole lot. What I can tell you about it wood! Those photos show…"
Apr 26
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Bad staining contractor!

Hi my name is Lily and have a one floor 1700 sq' log home with front and back overhangs. I chose the local guy who was supposed to be a log professional. $7500 one or two coats of sikkens and extra sanding, prepping and scraping the sun damaged side of the cabin. Now it's a nightmare. When I first saw that he didnt properly remove old before adding first new coat I quickly researched stain removal. I found someone an hour away who could have come and cob blasted last week. That wall looked…See More
Apr 26

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Log home owner, this is my 3rd and the longest I've lived it one. Now facing maintence problems, costs, bad contractors 😩
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