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.…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on February 25, 2021 at 6:47pm — No Comments
In most cases when you order your log or timber frame home package directly from a log home manufacturer, included in the package is the roofing system you select. These may be a heavy timber, a conventional rafter or a conventional truss system. What is not included is the material that covers that roofing…Continue
Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on February 24, 2021 at 10:06am — No Comments
Off grid means not being served by a local utility company that provides gas, water or electricity. Instead of flipping a switch to get power, you might end up burning wood or covering your home in insulation to stay comfortable. Make your life easier by doing your research ahead of time. There are 4 resources that might help with this transition.…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 24, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments
Owning a cabin will give you the opportunity to spend time in nature and relax. Unfortunately, there are some cabin nightmares that you might have to deal with. These are some of the problems that you may come across.
Many cabins are surrounded by trees. Because of this, leaves and branches can fall on the roof and cause…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 23, 2021 at 2:49pm — No Comments
Unoccupied real estate doesn't tend to stay that way for long. While the threat of human squatters is fairly minimal, the threat of animals making their homes inside an abandoned building is fairly high. If you've got an abandoned property, especially one you are trying or planning…Continue
Added by Anita Ginsburg on February 19, 2021 at 7:27pm — No Comments
Everyone wonders what it's like to construct a log cabin from scratch. They wonder about the number of rooms they'll have, the furniture they'll bring inside and the outdoor scenery from the windows. When you want to enjoy this primitive beauty, know these 4 things before you embark on a cabin building project.…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 15, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on February 12, 2021 at 3:29pm — No Comments
I’m looking for some advise or suggestions on hardwood floor finish. Dark or light finish? What experience have you had with them, wear, scratches, maintenance. We’re building our own cabin and keeping the logs a natural stain. I would like a darker floors, but worried that dirt and scratches will be more noticeable than lighter wood. I’d appreciate any feedback. Thanks.
For many people, buying an old cabin is a great way to create opportunities for relaxation and recreation. Not only are older structures often cheaper than newer builds, but they’re often rustic in an aesthetically pleasing way. If you’ve recently purchased an old cabin, then you’re intimately aware of such a building’s inherent charms. When you first acquire…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 11, 2021 at 11:01am — No Comments
Log cabins have come a long way from their discrete origins and becoming a preferred real estate option. It’s probably because of their remarkable ability to offer cheap and straightforward maintenance, energy efficiency, and unique charm. Cabins also offer the chance to interact with nature, especially if they are near a lake or a forest.
Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 10, 2021 at 4:24pm — No Comments