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salvagable?
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I was just wondering if this is a project i should try to save or scrap it and start fresh? It seems some of the support beams are starting to rot on the exterior and a strange black discoloration on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cindy Castro DiRusso Dec 16, 2013.

 

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Jeff Switzerland commented on zac sloan's blog post Is this project worth taking on?
"Its a goner, its lost all of its structural integrity a long time ago. If you look at the top of the log corner (Last Photo) the log corner is collapsing down onto itself, soon the log will come apart and come down a little at a time, then a lot.…"
Feb 14
TKO Log Home Repairs commented on zac sloan's blog post Is this project worth taking on?
"That is a chore for sure, but anything is possible. I have encountered homes this bad, it all depends on the amount of log rot you have. I see more window, roof, and gable cost than anything else though."
Jan 24
Cindy Castro DiRusso replied to zac sloan's discussion salvagable?
"Hi Zac, I wanted to share our TV opportunity with you to possibly feature your project. I can answer any questions about our show, but I have attached the flyer.  I hope we can help!Cindy Casting AP 310-957-5757 x261"
Dec 16, 2013
Chris Woody replied to zac sloan's discussion salvagable?
"Zac,   It is fixable. Epoxy's can do wonders but can be just as costly as replacement. We generally don't use Epoxy unless it is for a museum or park service where the historical value of the log dictates saving one splinter and…"
Dec 13, 2013
Chris Woody commented on zac sloan's blog post Is this project worth taking on?
"Zac, we do a lot of log repair, This home needs a lot of log repair. It can be fixed, however I like how James put it a strong body or deep pockets will be needed. The weight of the cabin generally lies in the corners making the corners the most…"
Dec 13, 2013
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Is this project worth taking on?

I am interested in purchasing this cabin but i noticed rotting on the logs. Would this be worth fixing or does the damage look too severe to fix? Im not looking to make it perfect. I just want to make sure i can safely live in it for a couple years while i build a new house. Thanks…See More
Dec 10, 2013
CharisB replied to zac sloan's discussion salvagable?
"I tend to agree with Ray. That rot looks pretty darn extensive, and on support beams? I imagine the cost to repair would be a lot more than scrapping and starting fresh. -- Charis w/ Sashco"
Dec 3, 2013
James W. Harbin commented on zac sloan's blog post Is this project worth taking on?
"Hello Zak, A strong body,deep pockets,lots of skill and no full time job will get the job done.  Good Luck, Jim and Pam Back to Nature Dealer/Builders"
Dec 2, 2013
Raymond Wengerd replied to zac sloan's discussion salvagable?
"You will want to start over on this one. Ray Wengerd www.ohiologhomes.net"
Dec 1, 2013
Mike Goes commented on zac sloan's blog post Is this project worth taking on?
"Pay for what the land is worth. The cabin has no value in my eyes. If it's going to be a place to live for a couple of years until you build a new place than make sure all support points are sound. That would hold you over long enough for the…"
Nov 30, 2013
Colorado Log Home Finishing replied to zac sloan's discussion salvagable?
"Repair is always worth trying before replacement. Log Home Finishing in Colorado just repaired a hundred year old log home with rotting log ends with Abatron Epox. Here are some before and after photos. Log Home Finishing LLC Tom Elliott 970 368…"
Nov 30, 2013
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Is this project worth taking on?

I am interested in purchasing this cabin but i noticed rotting on the logs. Would this be worth fixing or does the damage look too severe to fix? Im not looking to make it perfect. I just want to make sure i can safely live in it for a couple years while i build a new house. Thanks…See More
Nov 29, 2013
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salvagable?

I was just wondering if this is a project i should try to save or scrap it and start fresh? It seems some of the support beams are starting to rot on the exterior and a strange black discoloration on the south side of the exterior... Any information will be greatly a appreciated. thankszacSee More
Nov 28, 2013
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Nov 28, 2013
James W. Harbin left a comment for zac sloan
"Hello Zac, Welcome to the neighborhood. Check out www.usaloghomes.com and get lots of information. Have fun"
Nov 19, 2013

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Is this project worth taking on?

I am interested in purchasing this cabin but i noticed rotting on the logs. Would this be worth fixing or does the damage look too severe to fix? Im not looking to make it perfect. I just want to make sure i can safely live in it for a couple years while i build a new house. Thanks…

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At 7:47pm on November 19, 2013, James W. Harbin said…

Hello Zac, Welcome to the neighborhood. Check out www.usaloghomes.com and get lots of information. Have fun

 
 
 

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