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Where to Check Your Cabin for Damage After a Big Storm

When a big storm rolls through your area, it's important to check your cabin over to be sure no damage was done. Powerful storms can cause damage in several areas, and the costs of repair will go up over time if that damage isn't addressed early. Here are four areas you need to check out after a big storm.BasementThe first thing you should be on the lookout for after a…See More
Apr 30
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4 Ways You Aren't Taking Care of Your Cabin and How to Change That

Owning a cabin can sometimes like the culmination of a lot of time and effort for most people. However, it can also come with quite a few responsibilities and needs of its own. There are enough chores and tasks that it can be all too easy to overlook some of the things you could be doing. Here are a few of the ways you might not be taking care of your…See More
Apr 23
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4 Chimney Issues You Should Have Immediately Checked Out

While your chimney may literally be as hard as bricks, that does not mean it can't have some problems now and then. Since it is always subjected to wind, snow, rain, and more, it is actually quite common for chimneys to need some repairs now and then. If you are wondering when it's time to call in the experts to give your chimney some TLC, here are four issues that should…See More
Apr 15
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4 Budget-Conscious Cabin Improvements You Can Make This Year

Although cabin upgrades have a reputation for being expensive, it isn't always deserved. Cabin improvements come in all shapes, sizes and price points. If you're working with a limited budget, it often helps to work on smaller projects first while you save up for the bigger ones. Here are four budget-conscious improvements you can make to your cabin this year.Replace…See More
Mar 25
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Why It Matters to Protect Your Cabin Against Birds

While birds are certainly fun to watch and feed, too much of a good thing can eventually lead to serious problems for your cabin. From structural damage to disease and more, it is more important than many cabin owners realize to protect their property against birds. If you think you may be experiencing bird issues or just want to know what to do in the event a situation…See More
Mar 12
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4 Cabin Precautions to Take if You Live in an Area That Floods Easily

Living in an area that is prone to flooding is not ideal. However, some people choose to do so for many different reasons. If you're one of these unique people, here are four precautions you should take to protect your cabin and your financial future.Buy Flood InsuranceThis may seem like an obvious suggestion, but it's easy to forget when in the moving process. You'll…See More
Feb 25
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4 Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Cabin's Exterior Appearance

When it comes to the perceived value of your cabin, curb appeal is a very big factor. When your cabin looks enticing from the outside, it pulls in a lot of extra money. If you feel that your cabin just isn't cutting it, here are four steps that you can take to enhance its exterior appearance.Spruce Up Your Front DoorAssuming that your door is in good condition, you can…See More
Feb 12
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4 Benefits of Remodeling Your Cabin Into an Open Floor Plan

When it comes to remodeling, there are many trends out there. One of the most popular is the open concept floor plan. Here are four of the biggest benefits that you can gain from remodeling your cabin with an open floor plan in mind.Better Traffic FlowIf you're constantly finding yourself bumping into your family members in the hallway, an open floor plan may be just what…See More
Jan 27
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4 Tips To Protect Your Cabin Interior From Sun Damage

While you know the UV rays from sunlight can cause severe damage to your skin, you may be unaware of just how much damage those same rays can do to the interior of your cabin. From your furniture and flooring to artwork and more, constant exposure to UV rays can lead to fading, cracking, and other issues that may be hard if not impossible to fix. If you want to keep your…See More
Jan 12
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4 Threats Melting Snow Pose to Your Cabin’s Stability

Although falling snow can be quite beautiful, it doesn't take long before it turns into a slushy mess. In addition to being cold and miserable, melting snow can have some hidden dangers that can be easy to overlook. Specifically, when it comes to your cabin’s stability, melting snow can cause problems if you're not properly prepared and know what to look for. To protect…See More
Dec 30, 2020
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5 Ways You Didn't Know You Were Damaging Your Cabin’s Plumbing System

Taking care of your cabin’s plumbing isn't always as easy or obvious as it may seem. Depending on the age and design of your system, there are actually plenty of seemingly ordinary activities that can cause a lot of harm. When in doubt, talk to a plumbing professional about good maintenance and use practices to minimize the risk of long-term damage.Using an Old Water…See More
Dec 21, 2020
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4 Signs Rodents Are Just Starting to Make Their Way Into Your Cabin

Although rodents certainly have their place in the world, that place is not in your cabin. Therefore, if you begin to notice a rodent infestation, it's important to act quickly before your cabin becomes an all-you-can-eat buffet for these furry pests. If you can recognize the early signs of an infestation, you'll be well-prepared to eradicate these unwelcome rodents once…See More
Dec 11, 2020
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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. Stop birds from ruining your cabin with these tips.Hang Shiny Objects on the Roof and in…See More
Nov 25, 2020
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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 long and brutal. But if it gets cold enough, your pipes have the potential to freeze…See More
Nov 13, 2020
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4 Signs of a Large Clog in Your Shower and What to Do About It

Even if you live in a relatively new cabin and take care of your plumbing, you will probably have to deal with at least a few clogs over the years. Luckily, as long as you catch the early warning signs, dealing with a minor shower clog should be relatively easy.Slow DrainsA slow drain might not seem like a huge problem, but some studies have revealed that the standing…See More
Oct 26, 2020
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5 Cabin Preparation Tips Before Fall Officially Starts

Fall weather is due to arrive soon. Is your cabin ready? Here are five key tips to help you protect your cabin in plunging temperatures and extreme ice or snow.HVAC MaintenanceCheck your furnace filter and change it if needed. Schedule your annual HVAC maintenance checkup to ensure everything is working as it should. You don't want to experience a heating failure on a…See More
Oct 7, 2020

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Tell us about yourself:
Anica is a professional content and copywriter who graduated from the University of San Francisco. She loves dogs, the ocean, and anything outdoor-related. She was raised in a big family, so she's used to putting things to a vote. Also, cartwheels are her specialty. You can connect with Anica on Twitter @anicaoaks
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Not currently, but that would be amazing
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
12-24 months
Website:
http://https://plus.google.com/u/0/110201410531526652293/posts

Anica Oaks's Blog

Where to Check Your Cabin for Damage After a Big Storm

When a big storm rolls through your area, it's important to check your cabin over to be sure no damage was done. Powerful storms can cause damage in several areas, and the costs of repair will go up over time if that damage isn't addressed early. Here are four areas you need to…

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Posted on April 30, 2021 at 3:52pm

4 Ways You Aren't Taking Care of Your Cabin and How to Change That

Owning a cabin can sometimes like the culmination of a lot of time and effort for most people. However, it can also come with quite a few responsibilities and needs of its own. There are enough chores and tasks that it can be all too easy to overlook some of the things you could be…

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Posted on April 23, 2021 at 1:18pm

4 Chimney Issues You Should Have Immediately Checked Out

While your chimney may literally be as hard as bricks, that does not mean it can't have some problems now and then. Since it is always subjected to wind, snow, rain, and more, it is actually quite common for chimneys to need some repairs now and then. If you are wondering when it's…

Continue

Posted on April 15, 2021 at 6:24pm

4 Budget-Conscious Cabin Improvements You Can Make This Year

Although cabin upgrades have a reputation for being expensive, it isn't always deserved. Cabin improvements come in all shapes, sizes and price points. If you're working with a limited budget, it often helps to work on smaller projects first while you save up for the bigger ones.…

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Posted on March 25, 2021 at 10:49am

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