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4 Amenities to Complete Your Springtime Cabin Upgrade

Spring is the perfect time to make some upgrades to your springtime cabin. The weather is nice, and you will have extra energy after being cooped up all winter. Plus, many of us need projects to entertain out time these days. Here are 4 amenities to complete your springtime cabin upgrade.Install a PoolWho doesn’t love a pool? It’s best to install it in the springtime so…See More
Apr 30
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4 Home Upgrades When Moving to Your Cabin Permanently

While having to make due with fewer comforts, utilities and household amenities is often part of the appeal of vacationing in a cabin, moving into your cabin full-time means that the very same issues can be a far more serious drawback. From water and power to waste-management issues and HVAC systems, making a few key upgrades is often crucial for transforming a cabin or…See More
Mar 16
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Mar 4
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3 Ways to Build a Granny Flat Addition to Your Home

Home renovations and upgrades are a great way to increase the market value of the property while also creating a more comfortable household. While new additions and interior expansions are among the more ambitious home-improvement options, the addition of a granny flat can make adding a new room to your home far easier than you might expect. From portable buildings that…See More
Feb 24
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5 Modern Replacement Ideas When Renovating Old Cabins With Water Damage

If your cabin has recently been damaged by water, then it might be time to consider making a few upgrades. After all of the damaged materials have been cleared away, it is going to be much easier to carry out some renovations that will bring your cabin into the 21st century.Waterproof Vinyl FlooringWhile it might be tempting to install…See More
Feb 20
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4 Budgeting Tips for Long-Term Cabin Repairs and Replacements

Even if you do everything in your power to keep your home running smoothly, unexpected repairs are sure to pop up at some point. Luckily, you should be able to handle those expenses as long as you plan ahead and invest in the right financial products.Start Your Emergency Fund TodayBuilding an emergency fund is one of the wisest choices that a homeowner can make. That fund…See More
Feb 7
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4 Tips to Flip an Older Vacation Home Into This Century

One of the most scenic areas of the U.S. is the Atlantic Coast. This is the region where vacation homes have existed for centuries due to easy access to beaches. Many of these vacation homes were originally built in the late 1800s. Most are in Victorian style, some with two stories and others with New England Cape Cod and salt box styles.In New Jersey, for example, you’d…See More
Jan 1
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How to Flip Your Common Cabin Into Luxury Lodging

If you own a cabin, then you can create a luxurious place to stay year-round or during your vacations. There are also several ways to upgrade your cabin to make it more desirable on the real estate market. Here are some of the things that you can add to a cabin to increase its value.Movie Theater RoomTo enjoy leisure time, you can create a movie theater room in a cabin.…See More
Dec 22, 2019
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Custom Build Cabin— Should You Use Trusses or Rafters

At some point during your custom cabin build, you will need to decide between trusses and rafters. While both of those features can be useful in certain situations, there are quite a few variables that you will need to consider when you are planning out your cabin’s roof.The Basics of RaftersFor many years, almost all homes were built with rafters, and some contractors…See More
Dec 17, 2019
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4 Common Issues Why Your Cabin Is Still on the Market

It can be frustrating to have a home that will not sell. However, if you understand the common mistakes that homeowners make when trying to sell, then it will be easier for you to get your home off the market. There are several issues that can cause your home not to sell.You Have Not Made Any UpgradesMany homeowners do not want to spend the money to upgrade flooring,…See More
Dec 6, 2019
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4 Unique Challenges to Building a Log Cabin Kit

Log cabin kits are all about making the most out of limited resources. The growing popularity of such homes has seen the rise of log cabin communities. While the smaller scope and reduced cost of such communities make them an attractive option for many potential developers or investors, there are a…See More
Nov 19, 2019
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4 Preventative Tips to Avoid a Winter Basement Flood

When it comes to home emergencies, very few situations are as serious as a flooded basement. That type of catastrophe is going to bring your life to a grinding halt, and that is why you must make sure that your basement isn’t going to flood when the winter storms blow through.Grade Your YardsTrying to keep water out of your basement is going to nearly impossible if your…See More
Oct 21, 2019

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Tell us about yourself:
Kara Masterson is a freelance writer from West Jordan, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah and enjoys writing and spending time with her dog, Max. Kara is the youngest of four. She has two hilarious brothers and one beautiful sister. She also is the aunt of 5 crazy little girls that she loves more than anything!! Kara is not yet able to be a mom, but she loves being around kids and being like a second mom to her nieces. She dreams of the day that she can start her own little family.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Not yet!
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
24+ months
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Kara Masterson's Blog

4 Amenities to Complete Your Springtime Cabin Upgrade

Spring is the perfect time to make some upgrades to your springtime cabin. The weather is nice, and you will have extra energy after being cooped up all winter. Plus, many of us need projects to entertain out time these days. Here are 4 amenities to complete your springtime cabin upgrade.

Install a Pool

Who doesn’t love a pool? It’s…

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Posted on April 30, 2020 at 7:26pm

4 Home Upgrades When Moving to Your Cabin Permanently

While having to make due with fewer comforts, utilities and household amenities is often part of the appeal of vacationing in a cabin, moving into your cabin full-time means that the very same issues can be a far more serious drawback. From water and power to waste-management issues and HVAC systems, making a few key upgrades is often crucial…

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Posted on March 16, 2020 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

How to Stage Your Cabin for Short Term Rental Success

The explosive growth of the short term rental market has allowed a growing number of owners to use their vacation homes, cabins and other properties to generate additional revenue when not in use. With so many different rental options and property choices, effectively marketing a vacation property has become a key consideration. Knowing how to…

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Posted on March 4, 2020 at 3:47pm

How to Set Your Cabin Apart From Other Short-Term Rentals

The recent boom within the short-term rental market has provided property owners with numerous opportunities. While turning an unused cabin or rural vacation home into a financial asset has never been easier, failing to stand out from the competition could make renting out your property a far more difficult undertaking. From building a tree house or…

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Posted on March 4, 2020 at 2:36pm

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