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June 2020 Blog Posts (8)

How to Prevent Your Home from Getting Too Hot to Handle This Summer

While most people welcome sunshine and warmer weather, the humidity and blazing temperatures can be unbearable. Thankfully, there are ways that you can prevent your home from heating up so that you can stay comfortable and cool inside.

Close Curtains and Blinds

While it’s good to let the sunshine in during the early morning hours, closing the blinds and curtains can help keep the heat at bay during peak times. Between noon to 5 pm, closing the windows off can reduce the…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 30, 2020 at 7:50pm — No Comments

Why You Should Put a Tile Roof on Your Cabin This Year

One of the most important parts of a cabin is the roof. The roof helps to protect the rest of the structure from the elements. Without it, it would not be a shelter at all. It also makes a big impact on the visual impressions others get of the cabin. The right roof helps create its overall aesthetic. Choosing a roof for a cabin can be difficult. There…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 29, 2020 at 11:55am — No Comments

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Home from Water Damage

Homeownership comes with various responsibilities. Most importantly, it’s essential to safeguard your home from natural disasters. If you neglect to protect your abode in the event of a hurricane, tropical storm, or heavy rain, it’s liable to suffer water damage. Here are some tips on how you can prevent water damage from wreaking havoc on your…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 25, 2020 at 7:48pm — No Comments

4 Places Mold Can Creep in That You Need to Watch Out For

Damp and poorly ventilated areas are the perfect breeding grounds for mold in any residential dwelling. When mold gets into your cabin, it can become a serious health hazard. What is worse is that mold can provoke more than simple allergic reactions. Here are four key areas in your cabin to be watching out for mold growth.

Mold in Your Basement

Basements are a…

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Added by Anica Oaks on June 23, 2020 at 12:57pm — No Comments

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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Added by Brooke Chaplan on June 18, 2020 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Things to Remind Before Roofing Repairs

The roof is a vital part of building as it protects the interiors from all kinds of odds. Besides the roof of a house keep the people residing in the house from all severe climatic conditions. It is due to this reason that the roof of a house should be durable enough to bear any blow. However, despite their robustness, a roof might be prone to a great deal of damage. Some of the most common natural phenomena that tend to damage roofs are hail storms and…

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Added by Zoe Sewell on June 16, 2020 at 6:58am — No Comments

Plumbing Backed up in Your Log Cabin? 5 Tips for Maintenance

A log cabin is perfect for folks who enjoy life in the country. To prevent a plumbing backup, it’s important to properly maintain your water system. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.

Be Careful About What You Flush

Never make the mistake of using your toilet as a trash can. Other than your “business”, the only thing you should flush down the toilet is bathroom tissue. Even baby wipes can cause a clog in your log cabin’s sewage line. Some of the other items to keep out of…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 10, 2020 at 12:34pm — No Comments

4 Aspects of Your Cabin You Need to Check Up on Every Summer

When summer rolls around, it can be tempting to simply break out the sunscreen and enjoy time spent outside. Before you can relax, though, you need to make sure your cabin is ready for summer, too. After all, winter can cause a lot of issues to anything that sits outside year-round. To help make your summer preparations faster, here are four aspects of your cabin you need to check up on every summer.

Irrigation…

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Added by Anica Oaks on June 8, 2020 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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