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December 2019 Blog Posts (40)

How Can Roof Painting Extend the Lifespan of Your Home?

Your home’s roof, along with the other structure, provides the first line of defense to it against elements like wind, snow, rain, and extreme heat. To ensure that it keeps you and your family safe, it is essential to upkeep it from time to time. Deal with problems when they are small, and prevent disasters that will not cost…

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Added by Eada Hudes on December 30, 2019 at 4:50am — No Comments

5 Important Factors to Consider When Buying a House

When buying a house, it is necessary to pay attention to every small factor, whether it is the location or the infrastructure. By doing so, you will be able to make the right choice. Now, you may raise a question like, what factors should be considered when purchasing a house? To get the right answer to this question, you may dive into the below section now.

  1. Location

When it comes to buying land or house, it is necessary to pay attention to the…

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Added by Tom Clark on December 30, 2019 at 4:25am — No Comments

6 Reasons to Use Aluminium Composite Panels in Your Building!

Be it a home or a commercial centre, the first thing anyone notices is its exteriors! What we commonly say, the book cover! The exterior of your building not only needs to be presentable, but also tough and long lasting and easy to install and manage! But the options which tick all the requirements are very less. Either you…

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Added by Eada Hudes on December 28, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments

5 Keys for Giving Your Log Home a Quality Kitchen

Kitchens are some of the busiest rooms in the house. Even if you’re not a serious chef, the business of beverages, snacks and simple dishes all happen in your kitchen. The inside features of a log cabin make setting up the necessary workspace in a kitchen a special challenge

Workspace

Many log cabins feature rough or log interiors.…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on December 27, 2019 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Have a Hassle-Free Cooking Experience by Resorting to Kitchen Renovations

The Kitchen is one of the most important segments of one’s house. The times of the kitchen being a room that is concealed away, neglected and underutilized, are a distant memory! This style of kitchen is also affecting how families are living. Despite occupied timetables, the kitchen as a center functions admirably at helping families run into each other consistently. Thus, beautifying the kitchen and making it more utilitarian through the means of kitchen…

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Added by Anna Wrench on December 25, 2019 at 1:33am — No Comments

Various Benefits of Using Professional Cleaning Services

It is not a new thing now that happens with some of us. It is common and mutual, it hits us all and it hits badly. Cleaning the house and furniture all by yourself has become one of the burning issues in the house amid couples. Who had the bathroom cleaning duty, who was to be blamed for not cleaning the bedroom, and many more…

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Added by Eada Hudes on December 23, 2019 at 8:18am — No Comments

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 Room

To enjoy leisure time, you can…

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Added by Kara Masterson on December 22, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

4 Child Safety Measures To Take During Bathroom Renovations

Successful bathroom renovations can be overwhelming. Make sure your renovated bathroom gives you more storage, lighting, and better drainage facilities and withstands the test of time. A luxurious bathroom reflecting our personal taste and preference and delivering comfort is what we desire. It should have the right fixtures and amenities to provide function and value. So, careful planning must be done and the right design must be chosen before starting the work…

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Added by Anna Wrench on December 20, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

5 Wintertime Ways to Improve Your Home

During the wintertime, you can continue to improve your home so that it is more comfortable to live in and so that it will have an increase in value. As a homeowner, it is essential to maintain and improve your home. Here are some of the ways to improve your home this winter.

Get Rid of the Clutter in Closets

When it is winter, you have extra time for sorting through your possessions to get rid of the clutter that is inside your home. If you have a bedroom closet that is…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 19, 2019 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Tiling and Toiling: 4 Cabin Updates for a Distinctive Look

When you want to update your cabin, you should create a distinctive appearance with special design elements. There are a variety of materials that you can add to your house in different rooms to have a cabin that has a unique look. Consider using one or more of these cabin updates.

Marble Countertops

Natural marble countertops are…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 19, 2019 at 12:59pm — No Comments

How to Prevent and Get Rid of Ice Dams on Your Roof

While the wintertime does bring along some pretty outdoor features like icicles, it’s important to realize the potential hazard they could provide for your home. Ice dams are created when your snow-covered roof freezes and refreezes to create a solid chunk of ice. This ice build-up on your eaves and can create major damage to your gutters, shingles,…

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Added by Anica Oaks on December 19, 2019 at 11:58am — No Comments

Why A Gutter is So Important to a House?

How many times do you think of your house’s drainage system during the day? The question might be ridiculous but the answer matters. Your gutter system keeps the rainwater away from the house and its vital areas like the foundation, the roof, and your gate of course. You might…

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Added by Eada Hudes on December 19, 2019 at 9:13am — No Comments

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 Rafters

For many years, almost all homes were…

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Added by Kara Masterson on December 17, 2019 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Important Things to Consider Before Building Your New Home!

Building a new home — just the thought of it can bring joy and excitement! No doubt it’s a huge decision with lots of factors to pay attention to! You are actually going to have a place of your own with private rooms, beautiful decor and colour scheme that matches your moods and…

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Added by natalie Ige on December 16, 2019 at 3:10am — No Comments

4 Benefits of Adding a Fireplace to Your Bedroom

Your bedroom should serve as a cozy retreat where you can shut out the cares of the rest of the world. Whether it’s through darkened windows, designer sheets, or a high-quality mattress, there are plenty of elements you can add to your bedroom to make it more comfortable. An element you may have overlooked, however, is a fireplace. If you’re looking…

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Added by Anica Oaks on December 13, 2019 at 12:12pm — No Comments

5 great things to add to your log home

If you just moved into a new log cabin home or are looking to make some upgrades we have made a shortlist of things that you should add to your log cabin home if you already haven't done so.  There is always something to do and you may or may not have thought about the following list. 

1. Solar 

Now has never been a better time to jump on adding solar to your…

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Added by Judy Juan on December 12, 2019 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Looking for experienced builder of on site log home using onsite white pine or hemlock?

I am designing my log home to be built using logs harvested from my property and constructed on site.  I am a semi retired general contractor but have no experience in this type construction.  I own the land.  site is ready.  Permits in hand.  I own the heavy equipment (Cat excavator, LULL material lift, Bobcats, trucks etc.) I have woodworking shop and all power tools needed.  Can purchase needed specialty tools to do the work.  This project is in Vermont.  Does anyone know of a builder…

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Added by Daniel A. Adams on December 12, 2019 at 8:49am — 1 Comment

The Splendid Benefits of Wooden Floor Sanding

There are many advantages of having hardwood floors at your place. Wooden flooring is legitimately easy to wash and treat. Furthermore, it is tough, and it can stay in a brilliant state for longer durations. But unfortunately, wooden floors can begin to look downtrodden over time. If your present flooring is not in good shape, you should consider giving your wooden floor a major uphold. Polishing can do lots to mend the eminence of your floors. If you…

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Added by Eada Hudes on December 12, 2019 at 5:53am — 2 Comments

Your Ultimate Guide for Choosing the Best Boiler

The boiler is dominant in each honored heating system. It is responsible for the production and distribution of steam or hot water to the heaters. The heaters then distribute the heat in the complete home. Making sure you buy the right boiler as per your obvious demands will keep you happy for many years to come while keeping your energy bills lower. Many issues come into consideration when one thinks about purchasing the right boiler, so read on to select…

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Added by natalie Ige on December 12, 2019 at 5:33am — 1 Comment

Never underestimate the effects of hard water

So you have a new log cabin house.  Well, that's great!   Now you move in to do all your due diligence and buy all your new furniture, rugs and appliances only to find white residue all over your new bathroom sinks, kitchen faucets and your appliances not running like new.  You realize that you have that dang hard water!!

Well, your log cabin is pulling up a lot of calcium and magnesium and it is ruining your new move.  Your dream home has taken a hit and what do you do?  Well, you…

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Added by Judy Juan on December 11, 2019 at 7:50pm — No Comments

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