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October 2020 Blog Posts (11)

Common Pests That Will Try to Invade Your Home This Winter

When the first winter storms begin to blow through, you might notice a few unwanted rodents and insects in your home. Just like you, they need a warm home to live in, and they’ll invite themselves into yours. While those types of infestations often feel overwhelming, there are a…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on October 29, 2020 at 3:07pm — No Comments

4 Signs of a Large Clog in Your Shower and What to Do About It

Even if you live in a relatively new cabin and take care of your plumbing, you will probably have to deal with at least a few clogs over the years. Luckily, as long as you catch the early warning signs, dealing with a minor shower clog should be relatively…

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Added by Anica Oaks on October 26, 2020 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Locksmith Home Safety Tips

A lock is the first line of defense of any household. It’s a method that you use in order to access areas and prevent access to others. People specializing in the maintenance of locks are called locksmiths and their services are in far greater need than you might assume. Not only are they the people who replace old locks and fix broken ones but they’re also (due to the very nature of their jobs) a special type of security experts. Here are several safety tips for your home from the…

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Added by Zac Walker on October 26, 2020 at 2:31am — No Comments

Things To Know About Garage Door Spring Repair

Have you ever thought about your Garage Door Spring? These minuscule pieces can drastically impact the functioning of the garage door. Until you face some troubles with your garage door, you cannot go for the Garage Door Spring repair. It is better to hire a professional service to repair your Garage Door Spring and it will cost you $200 to $300, and if you want to replace the spring, then it will cost you more. But, before you repair your Garage Door Spring, you…

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Added by Anna Wrench on October 26, 2020 at 1:31am — 1 Comment

4 Ways You Need to Prepare Your Home for Winter

With the days growing shorter and the temperatures getting cooler, it’s time to get your home ready for the winter season. While there are plenty of things you can check out and have done, these four should be attended to promptly so you don’t get caught by an unexpected problem or midwinter emergency.

Inspect Your Roof

Have an expert…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 22, 2020 at 7:09pm — No Comments

How to Keep Your Cabin Pest-Free for the Fall

When fall arrives, we all start making plans to spend more time indoors and less time out in the elements. Pests are the same way. Even native species that are well-adapted to your climate will start trying to find somewhere to hibernate or at least stay a little warmer. Your cabin could become their destination if you don’t take some simple steps to…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 21, 2020 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Cabin Commode: 4 Ways to Finish Your Bathroom Project

When you’re doing a bathroom remodel project, you’re probably looking for ways to make the room shine and look truly special. Finding the perfect finishing touches can bring your bathroom from boring to beautiful. Take a look at these tips on finishing your bathroom.

Cabinet Handles

If you want to add some style to your cabinets, put…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 19, 2020 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Your Window of Opportunity: 4 Ways New Windows Can Improve Your Home

Buying new windows for your home may seem like more of a maintenance issue than an aesthetic improvement, but it can be both. This apparently simple change can also upgrade your home's value. If you are shopping for windows just to keep your home's indoor air comfortable, here are…

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on October 15, 2020 at 5:32pm — No Comments

5 Cabin Preparation Tips Before Fall Officially Starts

Fall weather is due to arrive soon. Is your cabin ready? Here are five key tips to help you protect your cabin in plunging temperatures and extreme ice or snow.

HVAC Maintenance

Check your…

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Added by Anica Oaks on October 7, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Closing up the Cabin: 4 Final Repairs to Do Before Winter Hits

The harsh winter weather can do a lot of damage to your cabin. That is why it is important for you to take care of the necessary repairs before the winter hits. You will need to make sure that the following repairs are done.

Plumbing Repairs

There are a number of plumbing issues that can result during the winter. For example, your…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 2, 2020 at 10:27am — No Comments

October 2020 issue of Honest Abe Living is Free Online

The October 2020 issue of Honest Abe Living, the monthly interactive magazine by Honest Abe Log Homes, is now available online.

Here’s what you’ll find:

Mountain Homes: Visit the homes of eight Honest Abe customers in three states…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on October 1, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

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