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May 2020 Blog Posts (11)

5 Updates to Modernize Your Summer Cabin

Summer cabin homes are a wonderful way to reconnect with nature and get away from it all. Although you will want to preserve your cabin's rustic charm, they do require updates to ensure that they stay safe and fully functional. On a cosmetic level, aesthetic updates can help…


Added by Anita Ginsburg on May 28, 2020 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Help the Environment, Help your Health

It is extremely important to be aware of the fact that every single thing that you do has an effect on your surroundings in some way. Of course, this works both ways, meaning that the state of the environment around you directly impacts your health. The kind of food you choose to eat, the things that you purchase as well as the places where you do so, your favorite form of traveling… All these things matter to an extent.

There are things that you do that directly…


Added by Zac Walker on May 25, 2020 at 9:09am — No Comments

5 Splashback Styles and Materials to Make Your Kitchen Glamorous

The right splashback can really change the look in your kitchen. It will complement your cabinets, flooring, and counters. Once you install a splashback, you probably won't replace it for many years. This is why you really need to take your time when trying to figure out which one…


Added by Anita Ginsburg on May 21, 2020 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Spring Cleaning the Cabin: Repairs and Maintenance for Longevity

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.…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 20, 2020 at 11:07am — No Comments

Well Done: A Beginner's Guide to Planning and Maintaining a Personal Water Well

While many people dream of having their own residential well, that type of project can become extremely complicated if you aren’t careful. Luckily, with a little bit of planning and some regular maintenance, you can ensure that your new well will continue to operate for many…


Added by Anita Ginsburg on May 15, 2020 at 6:22pm — 1 Comment

Log home builders Arkansas

  • I am looking for builders who have a license to build in Arkansas. Advice on good or bad builders is  welcome.

Added by SHERRY L KELLEY on May 14, 2020 at 10:08pm — No Comments

How to Pick the Perfect Roof for Your Summer Home

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.…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 13, 2020 at 5:43pm — No Comments

4 Tricks to Improve the Curb Appeal of an Older Cabin

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…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 11, 2020 at 4:02pm — No Comments

4 Tools You'll Need to Expand Your Basement

Expanding onto your existing basement or remodeling the entire basement floor is not only a great way to transform massive space you have available, but it is also a way to add value to your home and property itself. Whenever you are thinking of expanding your basement and adding on to the basement area of your home, there are a few tools to keep in mind.…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 8, 2020 at 6:46pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Use the Versatility of Natural Stone in Your Landscaping This Summer

stone landscaping

Stone has a natural place in any type of landscaping or garden; the artful use of natural stone enhances the beauty and texture of any landscape. Furthermore, stone can easily be used in structural elements around your yard and garden, creating styles ranging from rustic to sophisticated.

Stone Retaining Walls

If your yard is sloped, you know that…


Added by Anita Ginsburg on May 8, 2020 at 4:21pm — No Comments

May 2020 Issue of Honest Abe Living is Free Online

The May 2020 issue of Honest Abe Living tells the story of a new 5,000 SF log cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains built to replace a log home that burned in the 2017 Gatlinburg fire. See photos an find out how you can spend your vacation…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on May 1, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments

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