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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…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on December 3, 2020 at 4:22pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on November 27, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

4 Smart Ideas to Prevent Birds From Damaging Your Cabin

They may be fun to watch and feed, but birds can be a major nuisance that can damage your cabin, trees and property. Birds are known for damaging surfaces with their acidic droppings, clogging pipes and gutters with feathers and nests and creating cavities in the roof and walls.…

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Added by Anica Oaks on November 25, 2020 at 3:18pm — No Comments

A Simple Guide to Installing New Windows in Your Cabin

Besides your home, you can have a cabin where you will base your workshop activities. Also, you can use the cabin like a house since they are energy efficient. However, you will ensure that the cabin is in a proper state. Repairs like window repair are ideal. The article below, therefore, explains how you would install a new window into your cabin.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 25, 2020 at 1:40pm — No Comments

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Perfect Living Room

Out of the time you spend in your home-sweet-home, chances are – you spend most of it in your living room. When you come back home from work you sit on the sofa with the beer in your hand and relax. If friends and family are coming over, you will make them feel comfortable in your living room. Even if you just want to watch some TV by…

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Added by Mia Ackerson on November 24, 2020 at 3:42pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on November 23, 2020 at 12:57pm — No Comments

What to keep in mind when purchasing a shed for your garden

To most, it takes a lot of thought to purchase a Garden Shed in terms of personal attributes, size and components, and while some consumers need something seasonal, most want an item that will last a decade. If you want a basic storage sheds or something even more ingeniously styled, before deciding on your option of modest storage capacity or grand workshop, we will help set everyone on…

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Added by Simon Hopes on November 19, 2020 at 9:47am — No Comments

Systems of Traction Power and its benefits

The electric traction system is perhaps the most potent of several other traction systems, like steam and internal combustion (IC) engine type systems. Over all other systems, it brings numerous benefits, including fast start and stop, very reliable, pollution-free, simple to handle and easy vehicle speed.

 

Such traction modernization is very common in many traction networks, including metro or suburban railways, with the development of electrical drives for traction…

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Added by Simon Hopes on November 19, 2020 at 9:46am — No Comments

A guide on finding the right Landscape Gardener

Your landscaping is vital. Not only can your main yard's landscaping seriously affect your home's appearance, it can also play a significant role in drainage, and even home defense! You can of course, handle your own landscaping if you are up to the challenge; professionals are definitely not a requirement, but when you get down to the nitty gritty, hiring a pro for landscaping services is always the most productive way to get the look and performance you want from the lawn, plants and trees…

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Added by Simon Hopes on November 19, 2020 at 9:45am — No Comments

How Frozen Pipes Happen and What You Can Do to Prevent It

Frozen pipes can be a colossal pain. It most often happens during wintertime in areas where the temperature dips below freezing for several days or months at a time. Areas in the Midwest and Northeast, in particular, have to take certain precautions because the winter months can be…

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Added by Anica Oaks on November 13, 2020 at 6:55pm — No Comments

How To Clean Your Windows Like Professionals?

Cleaning your glass windows is not a very easy job. If you do not have a regularly scheduled cleaning routine, the state of your window is imaginable. Thoroughly cleaning the windows might not always be successful, and you might need help with those every once in a while or…

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Added by Eada Hudes on November 13, 2020 at 6:15am — No Comments

How To Clean Your Windows Like Professionals?

Cleaning your glass windows is not a very easy job. If you do not have a regularly scheduled cleaning routine, the state of your window is imaginable. Thoroughly cleaning the windows might not always be successful, and you might need help with those every once in a while or…

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Added by Eada Hudes on November 13, 2020 at 6:15am — No Comments

How To Clean Upholstery In The House The Professional Way

The never-ending movie marathons and parties leave our couches with bread crumbs, popcorn kernels, and whatnot. Cleaning the lounge is easy if you are ready to invest in some equipment. Usual DIY's can be risky. To maintain its comfort and look, regular cleaning should be…

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Added by Eada Hudes on November 13, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments

Factors To Consider When Choosing An Ideal Stair Runner

A stair runner can be defined as a type of carpet that typically doesn’t cover the whole width of the stairs and is only installed in the middle of the stairs. These carpets or stair runners are installed mainly over tiled or hardwood stairs, and they tend to come in multiple…

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Added by Eada Hudes on November 12, 2020 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Important Points That Are Never over-looked by experts when installing Security Cams

Security cams need to be installed at just the right spot. This task involves a lot of perfection and skills. The cam must capture and cover the maximum angle. This is important for proper surveillance.

You always have an option…

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Added by Eada Hudes on November 11, 2020 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Benefits of use Steel Staircase as Outside Stairs

Planning to add outside stairs to your premises? You must choose a material that can combat the environmental challenges and at the same time enhances the aesthetics of the place. Amongst the plethora of choices, steel staircases are the best for outside stairs. 

Benefits of using Steel Staircase as Outside Stairs:

Outside Stairs

1. Strength- If it is about outside…

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Added by Anna Wrench on November 11, 2020 at 7:04am — No Comments

3 Tips for Better Concrete Painting

For thousands of years, concrete has been used by humans, with some of the earliest examples of wells and houses constructed from objects dating from way back in time. While over time the ingredients have been refined, it's still essentially the same substance that was so highly regarded by those ancient people.

It's not especially interesting, even though concrete is a very useful material. To make a person go crazy, the endless gray of any random basement or garage is nearly enough.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on November 10, 2020 at 8:44am — No Comments

FITTED WARDROBE – WHY TO CHOOSE IT?

When talking about storage options, a fitted wardrobe is a common choice. This form of wardrobe is fitted from floor to ceiling in the home, as its name implies, so you avoid uncomfortable spaces in your bedroom.Both widths and heights come with fitted wardrobes. You will be able to pick exactly the one you like. You will discover why and how to pick a tailored wardrobe in the following article.

 

The Benefits OF A Fitted…

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Added by Simon Hopes on November 7, 2020 at 2:27am — No Comments

How to Prevent and Treat a Termite Infestation

Termites might not carry human diseases like other household pests, but they can be a very expensive problem. An estimated five billion dollars’ worth of damage is caused by termites every year, and termites can even lead to fires or compromise your home’s structure. Fortunately, there are many effective ways to…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 4, 2020 at 8:13pm — No Comments

How to Make Your Cabin Bathroom Something Special

A cabin is a worthwhile investment. However, you may need to make a few renovations in order to get the most out of your cabin. Your bathroom is one of the places that you need to focus on. There are several renovations that you can make to your bathroom.

Install Heated Floors

Log cabins are comfortable to live in. However, they can get nippy…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 4, 2020 at 12:05pm — No Comments

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