With the days growing shorter and the temperatures getting cooler, it’s time to get your home ready for the winter season. While there are plenty of things you can check out and have done, these four should be attended to promptly so you don’t get caught by an unexpected problem or midwinter emergency.
Have an expert…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 22, 2020 at 7:09pm — No Comments
When fall arrives, we all start making plans to spend more time indoors and less time out in the elements. Pests are the same way. Even native species that are well-adapted to your climate will start trying to find somewhere to hibernate or at least stay a little warmer. Your cabin could become their destination if you don’t take some simple steps to…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 21, 2020 at 12:22pm — No Comments
When you’re doing a bathroom remodel project, you’re probably looking for ways to make the room shine and look truly special. Finding the perfect finishing touches can bring your bathroom from boring to beautiful. Take a look at these tips on finishing your bathroom.
If you want to add some style to your cabinets, put…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 19, 2020 at 5:19pm — No Comments
The harsh winter weather can do a lot of damage to your cabin. That is why it is important for you to take care of the necessary repairs before the winter hits. You will need to make sure that the following repairs are done.
There are a number of plumbing issues that can result during the winter. For example, your…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 2, 2020 at 10:27am — No Comments
A log cabin is a private, scenic alternative to a traditional home. Buying one is ideal for weekend getaways and long summer vacations. Follow these tips on proven ways to sell and list your log cabins.
Decide how expansive your search for buyers will be. Some cabin owners stop…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 24, 2020 at 2:06pm — No Comments
Many people dream of building their own cabin from the ground up, but that type of project can be a major undertaking. Well before you break ground, there are a few key choices that you will need to make if you want your cabin to remain comfortable and damage-free for many years to come.
Even if you plan on packing in your…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 15, 2020 at 9:47am — No Comments
Building a rustic cabin on a remote piece of land is a dream for many people. Having a quiet place to go for some rest among the beautiful trees and wildlife is a great way to decompress. Of course, like any other project, it can go wrong if it’s not properly planned. Follow these four steps to make sure that your cabin relieves stress instead of…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 11, 2020 at 12:49pm — No Comments
Owning a cabin is a great way to have a ready-made getaway any time of year. Whether it’s a break from the heat of the city or an escape to the cold of the mountains, a comfortable cabin can be just what you need to recharge. Of course, cabins are usually rustic by design and don’t have air conditioning. Here are four ideas on helping your cabin maintain a…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 8, 2020 at 3:54pm — No Comments
The annual cycle of seasons usually gets us thinking about what’s next for the kids in school or which holidays are approaching. In addition to those calendar items, we also need to be alert to what’s going on with our house as the months roll by. The end of summer brings back to school and early plans for trick or treat, but it also brings the need to perform household tasks like these.…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 8, 2020 at 1:52pm — No Comments
As a homeowner, experiencing a leaky roof is often devastating and extremely stressful, especially if you do not currently have the budget for a new roof entirely. If you are working with a professional plumbing service, there are a few ways you may be able to seek help while also tending to your home’s plumbing system.
Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 31, 2020 at 1:02pm — No Comments
Your cabin can be a nice place to go when you need to get away. However, it can also be a target for thieves. The good news is that there are several things that you can do to keep your cabin secure from burglars.
Burglars are less likely to target a cabin if they know someone is in there. You should…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 14, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Replacing a roof on your cabin may seem like a daunting task, but thanks to advances in technology and better building practices, a new roof can make your cabin more efficient than ever before. A sturdy roof is about more than stopping leaks, it’s about making your cabin feel more like a home. So, what are a few tips to get the most out of your new…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 3, 2020 at 10:25am — No Comments
Cabins are often the perfect destination for a summer trip, vacation, or holiday. While a comfy cabin can turn even a weekend trip into a more enjoyable experience, lacking an effective way to beat the heat can turn even the best planned summer getaway into a real ordeal. Learning how to keep your cabin comfy and cool in the summer could be easier than you…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 22, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments
While most people welcome sunshine and warmer weather, the humidity and blazing temperatures can be unbearable. Thankfully, there are ways that you can prevent your home from heating up so that you can stay comfortable and cool inside.
While it’s good to let the sunshine in during the early morning hours, closing the blinds and curtains can help keep the heat at bay during peak times. Between noon to 5 pm, closing the windows off can reduce the…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 30, 2020 at 7:50pm — No Comments
One of the most important parts of a cabin is the roof. The roof helps to protect the rest of the structure from the elements. Without it, it would not be a shelter at all. It also makes a big impact on the visual impressions others get of the cabin. The right roof helps create its overall aesthetic. Choosing a roof for a cabin can be difficult. There…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 29, 2020 at 11:55am — No Comments
Homeownership comes with various responsibilities. Most importantly, it’s essential to safeguard your home from natural disasters. If you neglect to protect your abode in the event of a hurricane, tropical storm, or heavy rain, it’s liable to suffer water damage. Here are some tips on how you can prevent water damage from wreaking havoc on your…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 25, 2020 at 7:48pm — No Comments
A log cabin is perfect for folks who enjoy life in the country. To prevent a plumbing backup, it’s important to properly maintain your water system. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.
Never make the mistake of using your toilet as a trash can. Other than your “business”, the only thing you should flush down the toilet is bathroom tissue. Even baby wipes can cause a clog in your log cabin’s sewage line. Some of the other items to keep out of…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 10, 2020 at 12:34pm — No Comments
Your cabin is your summer escape and your haven when you need to get away from it all. You should look at it with a critical eye every year as you dive into spring cleaning. As you open up the windows, remove dust covers, and restock, consider what your cabin needs to maintain it for years of future enjoyment. Don’t be afraid to invest in repairs.…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 20, 2020 at 11:07am — No Comments
A summer home is a great investment. You don’t have to worry about choosing a destination or finding a hotel. Instead, you just pack up and head to your own place. Because summer homes feel more like a hotel sometimes, we often forget that we still have to perform routine upkeep. That means things like roof repair and replacement. If your summer home needs a new roof, or if you’re building a summer home, here are four things to consider when it comes to the roof.…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 13, 2020 at 5:43pm — No Comments
Cabins are great because they allow you to enjoy the beauty of nature. They also allow you to enjoy peace and quiet. If you spend a lot of time in your cabin, then it is a good idea for you to improve the curb appeal of it. There are several ways that you can boost the value of your cabin.
Fresh paint can make your cabin look…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 11, 2020 at 4:02pm — No Comments