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Concrete Floored Abode - a cabin on Lake Wenatchee contemporary patio
 

Concrete Floored Abode - a cabin on Lake Wenatchee

This home is a cutting edge design from floor to ceiling. The open tresses and gorgeous wood tones fill the home with light and warmth, especially since everything in the home is reflecting off the gorgeous black polished concrete floor.

As a material for use in the home, concrete is top notch. As the longest lasting flooring solution available concrete’s durability can’t be beat. It’s cost effective, gorgeous, long lasting and let’s not forget the possibility of ambient heat! There is truly nothing like the feeling of a heated bathroom floor warm against your socks in the morning.

Good design is easy to come by, but great design requires a whole package, bigger picture mentality. The Cabin on Lake Wentachee is definitely the whole package from top to bottom. Polished concrete is the new cutting edge of architectural design, and Gelotte Hommas has proven just how stunning the results can be.
Photographs by Taylor Grant Photography
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http://gelottehommas.com/completed/Cabin_on_Lake_Wenatchee.html

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rrichards3894 wrote:
Metal Siding - Is the siding on the Concrete Floored Abode the metal they use in ground excavation for holding back soil/dirt? It is interesting and blends well with the setting.
     Comment   March 9, 2012
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Thanks for the great, quick response! One other question, how do you get the gray, aged look of new timber (looks like barnwood) that somtimes is used with the corten? Thanks again for your expertise.
March 15, 2012 at 7:01pm   
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Of course! We are happy to help out.
We generally achieve the look you are describing by using an exterior grade stain such as Cabot or Sikkens. Every species of wood will appear differently with any given stain color. Likewise, the number of stain coats will also change the final appearance. We recommend testing various stain colors on sample strips of the desired species of wood siding, trim or beams in advance. It is the only way to be sure you will achieve your desired finish.
March 16, 2012 at 10:00am   
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whhat underlayment is used under the steel panels? Thanks.
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