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January 2020 Blog Posts (24)

What You Need to Know About Log Cabin Planning Permissions

If you’re looking to build a log cabin on a spot of land or within the vicinity of your home, you need to check whether there are any regulations that could restrict you from building one. Without the correct research, you may purchase a log cabin only to find that you don’t have permission to build it where you wish. 

Here are some questions and queries that you should consider before building or…

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Added by Jamie Costello on January 30, 2020 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Heating Bill Too High? 5 Home Projects That Will Help Lower It

It is an unfortunate fact that the weather is going to have a huge impact on your energy usage, and many people struggle with skyrocketing bills once the weather starts to cool off. If you are tired of dealing with overwhelming heating bills, then you might want to come up with a comprehensive plan for making your home more efficient. These projects…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on January 28, 2020 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Why do you need to seek Commercial Pest Control Services?

The commercial business like the restaurant has more chance of pest growth as like humans they also like to eat food. And that’s the reason before it gets late and creates arises is essential to hire Pest Control Adelaide services to keep the area clean and hygienic. You know how Commerical business should have an excellent reputation to stand firm and alive among…

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Added by Deterant Pest on January 28, 2020 at 3:24am — No Comments

10 Steps to Owning Your
 Log and Timber Home

Enjoy this free webinar at any time. You'll learn about the basics of planning and building your log home. It's hosted by Honest Abe Log Home Vice President and the editors of Log and Timber Home Living. Click here to begin the webinar.

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 27, 2020 at 1:12pm — No Comments

10 Steps to Owning Your
 Log and Timber Home

Enjoy this free webinar at any time. You'll learn about the basics of planning and building your log home. It's hosted by Honest Abe Log Home Vice President and the editors of Log and Timber Home Living. Click here to begin the webinar.

STEP…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 27, 2020 at 1:12pm — No Comments

In the Market for a New Log Home? How to Find a Good One

Buying a home is going to change your life forever, but finding the perfect piece of property is easier said than done. Here is a quick glimpse at a few steps that you can take to find a beautiful home at a great price.

Double Check Your Finances

Well before you even think about making an offer on a home, you need to make sure that…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 27, 2020 at 11:18am — No Comments

4 Reasons Your House Might Have Low Water Pressure

When we reach for the handle on a faucet or commode, we expect enough water pressure for everything to work normally. When that doesn’t happen, we should do some investigating. If you have a problem with low water pressure, consider these four possible causes.

Clogged Pipes

Water is full of minerals, especially in areas with hard…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 24, 2020 at 7:26pm — No Comments

4 Important Reasons to Hire a Professional Plumber

One of the things that can disrupt the working of any home is its plumbing system. From a leaking tap to the hot water supply not working efficiently, these small problems can cause a lot of inconvenience to all the family members and even upset their daily schedules. In such situations, a plumber is the best person to solve these problems and get your home working efficiently again. But just hiring any person will not do, as he needs to be qualified and well…

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Added by Zoe Sewell on January 24, 2020 at 8:27am — No Comments

4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Thermostat

A thermostat is a fairly simple device that’s easy to take for granted. After all, if it’s working properly, you never give it a second thought. If it starts malfunctioning, then, it can sometimes be difficult to recognize the signs. However, a malfunctioning thermostat can lead to higher utility bills as your HVAC system runs more often than necessary. In the worst cases, a malfunctioning thermostat can actually wear out your HVAC system by causing it to run in ways it wasn’t designed to.…

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Added by Anica Oaks on January 23, 2020 at 11:09am — No Comments

Who Builds Your Honest Abe Log Home?

Honest Abe helps with log…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 21, 2020 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Honest Abe Living January 2020 Online Now

The first Honest Abe Living interactive magazine of the new decade is now available online at Honest Abe Living.
In the January 2020 issue you’ll read an interview and peruse a photo gallery of…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 19, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Business Virtual PBX: The Best Way to Work From Your Cabin

Virtual PBXs make it easier to work from your cabin, a working model increasingly used by companies. Indeed, working from a log cabin, also called teleworking, allows greater flexibility and mobility for all employees.

These working methods encourage work-life balance, making workers feel more motivated and happy to work.

But telework is not only good…

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Added by Emma Smith on January 16, 2020 at 5:50am — No Comments

How to Keep Your Cabin Comfy in the Winter Weather

Even though many people dream of owning a cabin out in the wilderness, those types of buildings can be drafty and poorly insulated. In order to keep your cabin comfy during the coldest months of the year, you might need to carry out at least a few upgrades and renovations.

Add Insulation to the Roof

While having a large roof with…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 10, 2020 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

All You Need to Know About Window Cleaning Squeegee Used by Professionals

A window squeegee is a tool which is pretty convenient to help you clean your windows and any plain polished area. There are several types of squeegees available. The professional ones are beneficial in cleaning your window very neatly. This unique tool cleans windows effectively and very efficiently. There are more features in…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 10, 2020 at 6:12am — 1 Comment

Remodeling? Here's 4 Things You Will Need

When it is time to remodel a home, there are many things to consider about the process. You should have a plan in place to make remodeling a smooth process that is less stressful. Here are four ways to make the remodel of a home faster and easier.

Hiring a Licensed Contractor

While you may have some do-it-yourself skills, you will…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 9, 2020 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Water Softening For you log home

Is it maybe time to add a water treatment system to your home?  You may be left wondering what the white flaky sand that you see on your faucets and dishware and you may be wondering if its time to add water softener system to your home.   

1.  Buy online

Where should you buy your new water system?  Amazon is one of the cheapest DIY ways to get a new water system.   There…

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Added by Judy Juan on January 9, 2020 at 1:07am — 1 Comment

7 Benefits of Structural Steel Fabrication!

Structural steel has a huge list of benefits tagged with it, as it is a very sustainable and highly reliable component for construction. But, the fabrication and welding procedure that is important to transform structural steel into the products which can be used for construction…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 8, 2020 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Should You Paint Yourself or Hire Professionals?

The best thing that you get to do when you get a new home is to get to customize it. You are probably very excited to get on with it. But then a dilemma arises: Whether to do it yourself or get it done by professional painters. There are many pros and cons to this effect. On one hand, you can apply your creative mantras to your…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 8, 2020 at 5:21am — No Comments

Why Investing in Pvc Strip Curtains Is worth the Effort?

PVC curtain, also known as strip doors or vinyl strips are one of the best pocket-friendly options for separating two units, protecting a place against pollutants, for improving traffic flow. Without any constraint, it can be effectively used to create two distinct spaces – thus,…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 8, 2020 at 3:00am — No Comments

The various applications of lightweight concrete

The ordinary concrete is known to be heavier than lightweight concrete and has a density of 2300 kg/m3. This makes it unsuitable for floor-filling purposes as it adds a lot of dead weight to the structure. By using lightweight aggregate concrete, the density can be reduced. This would help reduce the dead weight on the structure and also create better heat and sound insulation. 

 

The lightweight…

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Added by Russell Butlere on January 8, 2020 at 1:00am — No Comments

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