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Modern Comforts You Can Add to Even an Old Log Cabin

Just because you have an older log cabin doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a few modern amenities while you’re there. With a handful of simple upgrades, you can rest assured that your log cabin is going to be cozy and comfortable whenever you visit it.Upgraded AppliancesAdding new appliances is one of the easiest ways to make an old cabin feel much newer. Many log cabins…See More
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Common Roofing Issues That Your Cabin Could Face

A weekend cabin by the lake or up in the mountains is a fantastic retreat during both the summer and the winter. However, since a cabin often spends weeks, or even months, left unattended, roofing issues are common.An unnoticed leaky cabin roof can cause thousands of dollars in damage, so it pays to pay attention, and stay on top of any roof repairs.RotMaintaining the…See More
Dec 16, 2020
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You've Got the Power: 4 Ways to Protect Your Remote Cabin From a Power Outage

Living off-grid is a dream many in this hectic and uncertain world wish to attain. The good news is that you can do that while also maintaining a modern lifestyle, and never fall short when it comes to power.Your remote cabin will need a way to generate power, and there are four main ways to generate power while living in a remote, off-grid location. Choosing more than…See More
Dec 3, 2020
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Updating Your Winter Cabin to Keep Warm Even in Harsh Temperatures

If you own a cabin out in the wild, then you need to carefully consider your climate control options. Keeping a cabin warm during the coldest months of the year is going to be a major undertaking, but that project should be manageable with a few simple renovations and upgrades.Take a Look at Your Insulation FirstWhen it comes to keeping your cabin at a comfortable…See More
Nov 27, 2020
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Little Luxuries: Steps for Adding Water and Plumbing to Your Off-Grid Cabin

If you’ve got an off-grid cabin, it may only have the bare necessities—a solid foundation, warmth, somewhere to store food, a nearby source of water. And that may be all you need. However, just because you’re living off the grid doesn’t mean you can’t live comfortably. With a little ingenuity, you can add plumbing and running water to your cabin.There are three main…See More
Nov 23, 2020
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Common Pests That Will Try to Invade Your Home This Winter

When the first winter storms begin to blow through, you might notice a few unwanted rodents and insects in your home. Just like you, they need a warm home to live in, and they’ll invite themselves into yours. While those types of infestations often feel overwhelming, there are a few steps that you can take to keep pests out of your home throughout the cold winter…See More
Oct 29, 2020
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Your Window of Opportunity: 4 Ways New Windows Can Improve Your Home

Buying new windows for your home may seem like more of a maintenance issue than an aesthetic improvement, but it can be both. This apparently simple change can also upgrade your home's value. If you are shopping for windows just to keep your home's indoor air comfortable, here are more ways that new windows can make your house even better.FunctionalityUse your home's…See More
Oct 15, 2020
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Tips for Keeping Your Summer Home's Pool Maintained Year Round

Many people dream of having a beautiful summer home with a pool, but it is important to remember that those water features require quite a bit of maintenance. If you ignore your pool for too long, then you might end up with damaged mechanical components, cracked cement, or unwanted contaminants in the water.Double-Check the ChemicalsKeeping your pool chemicals…See More
Sep 21, 2020
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4 Home Security Upgrades That Protect Your Home Even When You're Not There

The number one responsibility for the head of a family is providing the family with safety and security. Sadly, in today's world, that is often more difficult than you would first assume. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to ensure that your family has a safe and secure home to live in. With that in mind, below are four home security upgrades that can protect your…See More
Aug 10, 2020
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Keeping Pests Out of Your Cabin Retreat Even When You're Not There

Humans are not the only species to enjoy rural cabin getaways. Pests of all kinds love to invade rustic retreats in any season but especially in winter. If your cabin sits empty for part of the year, you will need to take preventative measures to keep insects, rodents, and wildlife from encroaching on your property.Put Away All FoodPack up all your perishable and packaged…See More
Jul 23, 2020
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Enjoying the Great Outdoors From the Comfort of Your Cabin

The outdoors can be beautiful to admire, explore, and be immersed in nature's majesty. This is one of the reasons why a lot of people get cabins in the woods. However, not everyone is physically able to enjoy the outdoors, and some people simply prefer to stay indoors. However, you don't necessarily need to be outside. Here are four ways to enjoy the great outdoors from…See More
Jul 6, 2020
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5 Updates to Modernize Your Summer Cabin

Summer cabin homes are a wonderful way to reconnect with nature and get away from it all. Although you will want to preserve your cabin's rustic charm, they do require updates to ensure that they stay safe and fully functional. On a cosmetic level, aesthetic updates can help transform the look and feel of your space into something more modern and comfortable without…See More
May 28, 2020
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5 Splashback Styles and Materials to Make Your Kitchen Glamorous

The right splashback can really change the look in your kitchen. It will complement your cabinets, flooring, and counters. Once you install a splashback, you probably won't replace it for many years. This is why you really need to take your time when trying to figure out which one will look best. Here are five splashback styles and materials that can make your kitchen…See More
May 21, 2020
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May 17, 2020
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Well Done: A Beginner's Guide to Planning and Maintaining a Personal Water Well

While many people dream of having their own residential well, that type of project can become extremely complicated if you aren’t careful. Luckily, with a little bit of planning and some regular maintenance, you can ensure that your new well will continue to operate for many decades to come.Research Groundwater in Your AreaThe very first step in this process will be…See More
May 15, 2020
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4 Ways to Use the Versatility of Natural Stone in Your Landscaping This Summer

Stone has a natural place in any type of landscaping or garden; the artful use of natural stone enhances the beauty and texture of any landscape. Furthermore, stone can easily be used in structural elements around your yard and garden, creating styles ranging from rustic to sophisticated.Stone Retaining WallsIf your yard is sloped, you know that rain can cause it to flood. Not only that, but extreme slopes can also make gardening a real chore. A retaining wall built of natural stone can terrace…See More
May 8, 2020

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Anita is a freelance writer from Denver, CO. She studied at Colorado State University, and now writes articles about health, business, family and finance. A mother of two, she enjoys traveling with her family whenever she isn't writing.
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Anita Ginsburg's Blog

Modern Comforts You Can Add to Even an Old Log Cabin

Just because you have an older log cabin doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a few modern amenities while you’re there. With a handful of simple upgrades, you can rest assured that your log cabin is going to be cozy and comfortable whenever you visit it.…

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Posted on January 11, 2021 at 3:01pm

Common Roofing Issues That Your Cabin Could Face

A weekend cabin by the lake or up in the mountains is a fantastic retreat during both the summer and the winter. However, since a cabin often spends weeks, or even months, left unattended, roofing issues are common.

An unnoticed leaky…

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Posted on December 16, 2020 at 7:00am

You've Got the Power: 4 Ways to Protect Your Remote Cabin From a Power Outage

Living off-grid is a dream many in this hectic and uncertain world wish to attain. The good news is that you can do that while also maintaining a modern lifestyle, and never fall short when it comes to power.

Your remote cabin will need…

Continue

Posted on December 3, 2020 at 4:22pm

Updating Your Winter Cabin to Keep Warm Even in Harsh Temperatures

If you own a cabin out in the wild, then you need to carefully consider your climate control options. Keeping a cabin warm during the coldest months of the year is going to be a major undertaking, but that project should be manageable with a few simple renovations and…

Continue

Posted on November 27, 2020 at 3:00pm

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