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February 2019 Blog Posts (16)

Where to Look for Bargains When Buying Real Estate

Regardless of where you live, you understandably want to get a great deal on a new home. Perhaps you are searching for a fabulous rental property that generates a great return on investment. While some real estate markets are significantly pricier than others, there are bargains to be found in almost every location at any given time. You may need to explore the options thoroughly to find a…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on February 28, 2019 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Ready to Live Off-Grid? 4 Practical Ways to Heat Your Home

Just because you've decided to live off-grid, doesn't mean you have to live in an uncomfortably cold house. There are many ways that those who live off-grid have developed or implemented to help keep their living quarters warm. Whether you're just making plans for an off-grid home, or you've made the leap and need a more practical way to heat your…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 27, 2019 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Japanese Style Garden on a Budget

Japanese gardens have a special charm and demand a bit more of regular maintenance than a common garden, but they sure are worth the trouble. Their uniqueness truly makes up for all the hard work.

The Japanese garden is known for its minimalism that aims at providing you with a place for quiet meditation and reflection. This type of garden came to life centuries ago, developed in the gardens of Japan's ruling elite to provide them with the necessary calmness in the times of war and…


Added by Blake Davies on February 27, 2019 at 4:09am — No Comments

Dallas beats Chicago; Mats Zuccarello injured in Stars debut

Jason Spezza broke a tie on a 5-on-3 power play midway through the third period and the Dallas Stars(Dallas Stars championship rings) beat the Chicago Blackhawks(cheap Chicago Blackhawks championship rings) 4-3 on Sunday after blowing a three-goal lead. Spezza took Alexander Radulov's feed across the crease and tapped… Continue

Added by thechampionrings on February 25, 2019 at 7:01am — No Comments

Smith Mountain Lake Log Home is Perfect for Retired Couple Ready for Fun and Family

Linda & Chuck Howlett completed their new 10-room Honest Abe log home on Smith Mountain Lake near Union Hall, Virginia, in 2018.…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 22, 2019 at 8:53am — No Comments

Summer Storm Preparedness: 4 Home Improvement Tips To Keep Your Family Safe

Stormy weather can even occur in the summer months and sometimes results in heavy rainfall, high winds and thunder and lightning. To keep your home protected when a summer storm strikes, it’s important to take the proper precautions and perform any necessary home repairs or maintenance tasks. Here are four useful home improvement tips to keep your…


Added by Emma Sturgis on February 20, 2019 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Read the latest edition of Honest Abe Living!

Honest Abe log homes publishes a free interactive magazine online each month. Honest Abe Living’s February issue features a lakeside dream-come-true home on Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia. See photos and plans and read an interview with the owners. Learn how an Honest Abe Log Home…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 18, 2019 at 3:59am — No Comments

Extra Home Problems Caused by Your Heater Working Poorly

Many homeowners will not schedule heating repair service until the heater completely stops working. As long as heat continues to filter through the air vents, they will continue to use the heater as a primary source of heat throughout the winter. However, when your heating equipment is not working properly, many problems can result. In fact, these are a few of the…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on February 14, 2019 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Designing Your Next Home? 4 Benefits of Building a Balcony

You face a lot of decisions when you choose to design your own home. Everything from the structure of the kitchen to the size of the master bedroom falls on you to decide. You may also be faced with the choice as to whether or not to add a balcony to your home. While many people designing their home may put this lower on their priority list, there are…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 14, 2019 at 4:26pm — No Comments

How to Know that Your Kitchen Needs to be Remodelled

The kitchen is the room where one tends to the spend the most time with family and friends, eating, cooking and having fun. It is essential that you keep it up to date and pleasing as you do a lot of work in this space. This means that the kitchen needs a bit of work from time to time.

If you haven’t had any work done in your kitchen, it might…


Added by Adam Smith on February 14, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

Window Choices Shed Light on Your Dream Home

An age-old comment about log homes is how “dark” they are on the inside, but this is something that does not have to be true anymore. Beyond the overall structure of the house, the windows are the single most important way to make a creative statement about your new log home.

Ranging from gable dormer windows to a wall of gable end windows of all…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 11, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

Preview: New York vs Cleveland, Monday, February 11, 2019

The good news is that someone will have to win Monday night, when the New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers(Cleveland Cavaliers championship rings) play each other. The bad news is ... someone will have to win. A valuable spot in the draft lottery may be at stake when the Cavaliers host the Knicks in a battle of teams engaged in the "race" for the No. 1 draft pick in June.…


Added by thechampionrings on February 11, 2019 at 6:57am — No Comments

Warm in the Mountains: How to Keep Your Cabin Comfortable

When the beautiful snow of the winter season arrives, there’s no place more picturesque than a cozy cabin home in the mountains. Mountain cabins provide beautiful scenery and solitude, but they can also be a tad drafty and cold. Utilize these four tips to help keep your cabin comfortable this winter.

Fireplace Maintenance

No mountain…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 6, 2019 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Cabin of Comfort: 4 Essentials to Maintain Your Log Home’s HVAC System

Even though cabins are among the most inherently energy efficient homes, they do need the HVAC system to maintain comfort during weather extremes. Like all things mechanical, it does need routine maintenance to run most efficiently.

Air Filter

Nothing safeguards your HVAC system like a clean air filter. They trap the airborne…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 4, 2019 at 12:56pm — No Comments

How to survive your early days in Forex?

The early days are the most challenging days of your career. If you think you will simply follow the paid signal and make a profit, it is not right. There is no way you can survive this industry without making losses in the early life. This article will help you and give you some tips that will help to survive the beginning of your career. Read this article and there will be many new and amazing ways to improve your career. Always remember it is only a part of your analyses that save the…


Added by Adam Smith on February 1, 2019 at 7:03am — No Comments

Measures You Should Take to Prevent Gas Leaks

A gas leak can be very dangerous. It will not only harm you and your family’s well-being but can also result in a fire and other large-scale accidents. Gas appliances that have become old or have been damaged or the ones that have poor ventilation can lead to potential gas leaks. Carelessly installed appliances and faulty pipes can…


Added by Adam Smith on February 1, 2019 at 6:55am — No Comments

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