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August 2018 Blog Posts (14)

5 Things You Want to Be Sure and Hire a Specific Contractor for Your Cabin

Maintenance and repairs are part of owning a home. While it’s possible to do some of the chores and undertake home improvement projects yourself, sometimes it makes sense to hire a professional. Some systems in your home, like its heating and cooling equipment, the wiring and the plumbing, require a good deal of education and training to learn. Others ask for a lot…


Added by Meghan Belnap on August 29, 2018 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Diem danh mon qua y nghia danh tang ban trai

Điểm danh món quà ý nghĩa dành tặng bạn trai

Để tặng quà cho bạn trai trong các dịp lễ hay vào một ngày đẹp trời nào đó. Bản thân các bạn rất khó có thể lựa chọn nên tặng món quà gì cho hợp lý. Bài viết sau đây sẽ là 7 gợi ý thật chu đáo cho những ai muốn tặng quà cho bạn trai.

Hai bạn đang ở giai đoạn nào

Trước tiên bạn xác định hai bạn đang ở mức độ nào của tình yêu. Lúc đó mới có thể xác định món quà của mình tặng người ấy cho hợp lý

  • Hai…

Added by thommas on August 28, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments

Residential Maintenance: How to Properly Handle Wastewater

Depending on the region in which you live, wastewater is treated and stored in a variety of ways. You should do some research so that you can handle your wastewater in the appropriate manner. Here are some tips to get you started on handling your residential wastewater correctly.


Know Your Local Codes

The manner in which wastewater can be…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 27, 2018 at 7:54pm — No Comments

3 Awesome Home Additions that Exude Luxury

If you are thinking about updating your home with a touch of luxury, it is important to understand what your many options are to create the desired ambiance. There are some luxury features that instantly create the look and feel of a high-end home, and these are some of the coolest features that you’ll want to take a closer look at as you prepare for a home…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 24, 2018 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Gas vs Electric Pressure Washer - Which Is Best Choise?

This is the biggest controversial topic surrounding the pressure washer market today. Although there was once a big difference in power between the gas and electric motors, today’s advanced technology has allowed for a minimal difference in psi power. To differentiate between the two styles of motors we will first analyze the gas version. A gas unit is known for its power, requires monthly and annual maintenance, has a good life expectancy, but can be costly to purchase. Although…


Added by Edward Morrison on August 23, 2018 at 11:57am — No Comments

5 Home Repairs to Make by the End of the Summer

The summer is both a time of relaxation and productivity. This especially concerns productivity regarding both yard work and home improvement projects. As the summer season nears its close, you should take this opportunity to complete specific home improvement and home maintenance projects that are best done before the beginning of fall. Below are five such projects…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 20, 2018 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Plumbing Blunders: 4 Signs Your Home Needs Major Sewer Repair

As a homeowner, you dread the thought of dealing with a major sewer repair. Visions of backhoes, deep trenches of dirt and mud and endless pipes pound through your head. Often, it seems easier to ignore mounting signs of sewer doom.

Unfortunately, ignoring plumbing problems does not flush major sewer problems out of your life. Recent changes in approaching…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 17, 2018 at 12:57pm — No Comments

5 Final Home Improvement Projects to Take on Before the End of Summer

As the summer season comes to a close, it’s important to think about any work that needs to be done on your home before fall and winter arrive. Taking on the necessary projects while the weather is still decent will make it easier for you to complete these tasks. Here are five home improvement projects to consider before summer ends.


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Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 15, 2018 at 4:57pm — No Comments

How to Protect the Exterior of Your Cabin from the Elements

Maintaining the outside of your home is important for your home’s value as well as its longevity. The elements can be hard on the outside of your home year after year. Here are some of the things that you can do to safeguard your home’s exterior.

Examine Your Paint Job

A large majority of homes use paint to help seal out the elements from the siding or…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 15, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Decorate Your Home without Knowing What You’re Doing

Between work responsibilities, family obligations, and personal time set aside for your own enjoyment, there’s precious little time for you to devote to learning how to decorate your home. This is especially true if you aren’t gifted with an eye for home decor and style. Your lack of decorating skill doesn’t have to subject you to a lifetime in a boring home. Below, you…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 14, 2018 at 6:28pm — No Comments

5 Benefits to Having Your Water Filtration System Updated

Your home water filtration system helps keep your water clean and you healthy. A good system can give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’re protected while a poor system can make your life more difficult. There are many benefits to updating your filtration system.

Cleaner Water Tastes Better

The cleaner your water is, the better it will…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 7, 2018 at 7:17pm — No Comments

How to Enhance the Inside of Your Cabin with a Few Minor Additions

Some homeowners will complete a total home renovation in an effort to make their space more attractive and comfortable, but this type of significant work may not necessarily be needed in order to enjoy major improvements inside your space. There are several relatively small updates and additions that you can make that can play a major role in your comfort level at a…


Added by Meghan Belnap on August 7, 2018 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Honest Abe Living August 2018

Honest Abe Living's August edition offers a sneak peak into the Honest Abe Cookeville Fall Log Home Tour set for Aug. 25. There are tips for conducting a do-it-yourself home inspection to keep your house in great shape over the years. Learn how Honest Abe Interior Design Coordinator Molly Cooper created a modern farmhouse kitchen for a young couple. Download the Westport plan, and read a story about a couple who used it to build the home of their dreams. Take a…

Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on August 5, 2018 at 1:33pm — No Comments

7 Reasons Your Heating System Needs to be Fixed Before This Fall

It’s extremely important for everyone to make sure their heating and cooling systems work. There are positive things that come from heating systems and you must make sure your heating system works before it’s too late.

You Could Get Caught without Heat

Getting caught in the cold winter months without heat is not only difficult to deal with, but it…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 2, 2018 at 11:40am — No Comments

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