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Brooke Chaplan
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  • Los Lunas, NM
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Simple Roof Maintenance Ideas for Log Homes

Your gutters are an instrumental part in helping water roll off of your roof and away from…Continue

Tags: roof, shingles, home, gutter

Started Aug 23, 2016

Home Improvements That Increase Your Cabin's Value
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Six weeks ago, you closed on your first cabin. Since this joyous occasion, you’ve been busy…Continue

Tags: outdated, conserve, cabin, flooring

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eddie McVay Sep 21, 2016.

 

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How to Go About Fixing Your Cabin’s Roof After a Storm

The idea is ruminating through your mind, and you've been thinking about replacing or fixing the cabin roof for months, ever since that hard rain blew off the asphalt shingles. Of course, you may not live in the cabin. But if you don't want to have more repairs, you need to make the necessary repairs when you do go out there. Here are a few tips for when you tackle the…See More
21 hours ago
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How to Make Sure Your New Cabin Gets Plumbed Right

If you want healthy living, consider building a cabin that will provide you with natural living conditions and ambiance. After you have built your new cabin, one of the more challenging tasks is the plumbing system installation process. You will need to think carefully when making installations in order to bring in fresh and clean water while also draining sewerage water…See More
Apr 19
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4 Things You Should Know About Cabin Fireplace Safety

There is nothing more cozy than spending a cold day snuggled up in front of the fireplace in your cabin. Since many people don’t use fireplaces on a regular basis, it is important to brush up on fireplace safety. You might also need to learn a few new safety rules if your cabin using a different type of fireplace than you have at home. Following these guidelines will keep…See More
Dec 9, 2020
Brooke Chaplan posted a blog post

How to Improve Your Cabin's Air Flow

When it comes to that summertime or winter cabin, you probably love the view and the coziness it provides. However, that stench of stale air when you walk in the door can have you regretting your vacation. To ensure that the next time you walk into your cabin it smells of fresh air, here are some tips to enhance its airflow.Install A Centralized HVAC SystemThe biggest…See More
Jun 18, 2020
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4 Tips for Furnishing Your Newly-Finished Cabin

A cabin is a very unique style of home that only a select few people truly appreciate owning. If you’re one of these select few, then you’re likely overly excited that your cabin has been recently finished. Now, it’s time to furnish it to look amazing with these four helpful tips.Use See-Through DecoratingWhen you have a cabin, your main focal points are going to be the…See More
Mar 24, 2020
Brooke Chaplan posted a blog post

Is Your Roof Ready for Winter Weather? 4 Spots You Should Check

Temperatures have already dipped below freezing in some places, so you know what that means. It’s only a matter of time before the first snow of the season arrives, if you haven’t gotten it yet. Prepping your roof for a long, cold winter takes planning. Even if your home is new, there are preventive measures you need to take prior to the first snowfall or freeze. Here are…See More
Dec 3, 2019
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Are Your Home’s Wires at the End of Their Rope? 5 Signs it’s Time to Rewire

If you’ve moved into an existing home, you know that there are some maintenance tasks that you’re going to be responsible for in the future. Rewiring may not be one that you want to think about, but it’s one that will need to be done at some point. If you’re experiencing any of the following five conditions, it’s time to get your home rewired.You See the Metal in Your…See More
Nov 26, 2019
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Building a Cabin? 4 Things to Remember During the Process

If you’ve decided to undertake the task of building your very own log cabin, it can be a very exciting time. You probably want to jump in a soon as possible to get the construction underway. As you start to build, here are four things that you must keep in mind throughout the process.Insulating Is KeyLog cabins are harder to insulate than homes made with other common…See More
Nov 12, 2019
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4 Ways to Improve Your Cabin’s Insulation for the Winter

Properly insulating your cabin is going to improve your comfort and protect some of the key mechanical systems during the coldest months of the year. If you are tired of staying in a drafty cabin, then it is time to come up with a comprehensive plan for improving the building’s insulation and overall efficiency.Install Double-Pane WindowsOne of the easiest ways to improve…See More
Oct 28, 2019
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4 Home Features That are Easy to Maintain in a Log Cabin

A log cabin can be a great way to enjoy the simpler things in life, allowing you to relax and de-stress, all while enjoying all that nature has to offer. If you’re constantly maintaining your log cabin, though, this idealistic lifestyle can quickly be interrupted. Fortunately, there are many features you can add or update that will help make your log cabin maintenance as…See More
Oct 4, 2019
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Protecting Your Cabin from Water Damage

Whether you have a vacation cabin in the woods or you live full time in your cabin, protecting it from the elements is a necessity. You don’t want it to get ruined by harsh weather prematurely. Here are a few different ways to protect your cabin from water damage this year.Consider Large Roof OverhangsOne of the best ways to protect your cabin is to install large roof…See More
Sep 27, 2019
Brooke Chaplan posted a blog post

Why Your House Is Always Dusty and What to Do about It

If you’re constantly battling dust inside your home, you might have conditions indoors that foster it. Dust is not a single thing. It’s composed of all kinds of particles, the largest of which is lint. Smaller particles inside your home may also be in abundance that attach themselves to the lint, creating a noticeable coating on surfaces.Lots of Carpets and UpholsteryHomes that have a lot of fibers and…See More
Apr 10, 2019

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Brooke Chaplan's Blog

How to Go About Fixing Your Cabin’s Roof After a Storm

The idea is ruminating through your mind, and you've been thinking about replacing or fixing the cabin roof for months, ever since that hard rain blew off the asphalt shingles. Of course, you may not live in the cabin. But if you don't want to have more repairs, you need to make the necessary repairs when you do go out there. Here are a few tips for when you…

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Posted on May 11, 2021 at 4:01pm

How to Make Sure Your New Cabin Gets Plumbed Right

If you want healthy living, consider building a cabin that will provide you with natural living conditions and ambiance. After you have built your new cabin, one of the more challenging tasks is the plumbing system installation process. You will…

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Posted on April 19, 2021 at 3:29pm

4 Things You Should Know About Cabin Fireplace Safety

There is nothing more cozy than spending a cold day snuggled up in front of the fireplace in your cabin. Since many people don’t use fireplaces on a regular basis, it is important to brush up on fireplace safety. You might also need to learn a few new safety rules if your cabin using a different type of fireplace than…

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Posted on December 9, 2020 at 6:56pm

How to Improve Your Cabin's Air Flow

When it comes to that summertime or winter cabin, you probably love the view and the coziness it provides. However, that stench of stale air when you walk in the door can have you regretting your vacation. To ensure that the next time you walk into your cabin it smells of fresh air, here are some tips to enhance its…

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Posted on June 18, 2020 at 2:21pm

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