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Sikkens removal
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Hello all, like many others I believe its time to strip my log home. It was built in 1991 and has had sikkens 2-3 plus ever since. I purchased the home 4 years ago and applies another 2 coats of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Bourdess Jun 25, 2013.

 

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Lee Bourdess replied to Michael D's discussion Sikkens removal
"I feel your pain! I am removing sikkens cetol, and 2-3plus also. Had a price to media blast for 4,000. Did some research locally and found i could rent a hopper and all equipment including crushed glass for $610 for 2-3 days. I took a visit to a…"
Jun 25, 2013
Brian Weigel replied to Michael D's discussion Sikkens removal
"Hello Michael, Yes, stain removal can be difficult, time consuming and costly. Finishes weren't designed to come off easily although the sun seems to destroy them quickly. I agree with Charis that media blasting is the way to go if you can.…"
Jun 24, 2013
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Michael D's discussion Sikkens removal
"On that project we used Sashco Transformation 'Log and Siding' in Goldtone Light."
Jun 19, 2013
Terry Tadysak replied to Michael D's discussion Sikkens removal
"What type of stain and finish are you using that created such a shine/high gloss finish ?"
Jun 19, 2013
CharisB replied to Michael D's discussion Sikkens removal
"Yep, Sikkens is a tough one. Before you go blasting off stain, try to remove the black first. Do a quick q-tip test. Dip a q-tip in bleach and apply to an affected area. If the black goes away quickly, you may be able to do just a light power wash…"
Jun 17, 2013
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to Michael D's discussion Sikkens removal
"We remove a lot of Sikkens 1-2-3 every year in Colorado.  It's one of the more difficult finishes to remove.  Media blasting, followed by sanding / buffing is how we accomplish the removal of Sikkens.  Here is an example…"
Jun 16, 2013
Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations left a comment for Michael D
"Welcome Mike to the neighborhood. Dolly"
Aug 4, 2010

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At 8:32am on August 4, 2010, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…
Welcome Mike to the neighborhood. Dolly
 
 
 

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