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April 2020 Blog Posts (12)

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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Added by Kara Masterson on April 30, 2020 at 7:26pm — No Comments

4 Tips for Decorating Your Cabin to Make it a Home Away From Home

People love living in cabins because of their coziness and warmth. They’re the perfect retreat for city dwellers who want a home away from home. Their rustic walls and solid wood frames make them an excellent backdrop for all kinds of creative decorating projects. If you’re a cabin owner who’d like to add a bit of homey-ness to your forest abode, you’ll want to try the following four decorating ideas.

Choose a…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 29, 2020 at 10:44am — No Comments

The Importance of Maintaining the Roof Over Your Head Every 10 Years

The roof of your cabin is probably its most important feature. Yet because we are rarely on the roof and may not even be able to see it very well, we often neglect it. A lack of attention to the roof can cause all kinds of problems, and that’s why it’s critical to keep a regular maintenance schedule for it. Here are some specifics about why good roof…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 27, 2020 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Cool Cabin: How to Keep Your Log Home Comfy This Summer

A cabin should be a place of refuge, a destination to escape to when we need a break from the trials and

tribulations of everyday life. When we imagine the perfect cabin experience, we picture laughing

children, quiet nights, and fresh air. But what if your cabin suffers in the sweltering summer heat? What

if the interior gets so hot that you ended up feeling like you’re in an oven? Here are four tips for

maintaining a comfortable temperature in your cabin, even in the heat…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 27, 2020 at 10:34am — No Comments

5 Ways to Ensure Your Construction Projects Are Safe

Construction sites involve many kinds of dangers, both predictable and unexpected. The powerful tools, heavy materials, and multi-story heights are just a few of the hazards involved in a building project. Of course, you want to provide the best service possible for your client. However, preventing worker injuries is the top priority on the job. It’s critical to think about these five steps for ensuring safety in your construction projects.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 23, 2020 at 1:02pm — No Comments

10 Tips To Get The Wall You Always Wanted

Painting your walls the color you like may seem like an easy enough process, but if you take it for granted and fail to prepare for it properly, you run the risk of getting stuck with your living room walls half-painted, as well as a painted sofa and the house cat.

You see, as simple as it is to paint the house interior in terms of using rollers and…

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Added by Ayla Anderson on April 21, 2020 at 11:35am — 1 Comment

Why Your Cabin Is a Great Option for Sheltering in Place

There are many places that have issued a shelter in place order. This means that you can only leave your home for essential trips. It can be difficult for you to shelter in place. However, if you choose a cabin to shelter in place, then it will be a lot easier for you to stay…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 15, 2020 at 12:10pm — No Comments

NEW UPDATE! Little Log House on the Hill in West Virginia

The years have flown by on this self build. :-)

Things I have learned:

*Thought it would be done in 3 years.

It is not.

*Thought we would kill each other, thankfully, we have not.

We have a new update on our hybrid self build in the…

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Added by Sherri Brake Queener on April 11, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

5 Common Explanations for Mystery Water Leaks in Your Cabin

To save money and prevent damage to your home, you should understand the different ways that water leaks can occur. With the proper knowledge, you can inspect your home to find problems in the earliest stages so that you can make repairs as fast as possible. Here are five types of…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 10, 2020 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Fresh Interior Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Small Cottage or Cabin

Small homes have gained enormous popularity as the tiny house movement started spreading over the last decade. More and more people are downsizing and moving from their huge homes into cabins where they feel less burdened by the material side of life.

Going smaller allows homeowners to focus on details and opt for higher quality finishes so it still feels like living the high life. The following tips reveal easy ways you can upgrade your small cottage into a stylish…

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Added by Lillian Connors on April 7, 2020 at 3:30am — No Comments

April's Honest Abe Living Interactive Magazine Online Now

April's Honest Abe Living showcases a new log cabin in the foothills…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on April 1, 2020 at 11:01am — No Comments

Tips for Quick Cabin Construction That Will Still Stand Up to the Elements

A log cabin is a sight to behold. Nestled in the heart of nature, your cabin is your sanctuary, a place where you can leave all the pressing needs, responsibilities and hassles of the "real world" behind to enjoy peace and harmony in the great outdoors. That being said, you need to…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on April 1, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

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