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How to Keep Your Cabin Safe From Pest Infestation

Because of the way cabins are, the concept of keeping it free from rodents and pests can prove to be tricky to say the least. This is because a typical cabin features various crannies and nooks which enable pests to get in places they shouldn't be able to get in. Additionally, because of the fact that cabins are usually located in remote areas, they operate…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 11, 2021 at 10:57am — No Comments

How to Roof Your Cabin With the Best Quality Materials Possible

In today's day and age, you really want to be prepared for anything that could happen to your home, especially if you are a homeowner instead of a renter. Material costs and labor shortages are only expected to continue in the year 2021 and you need to be prepared. Unfortunately, your roof will not last forever! So here are a few suggestions on a way…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 29, 2021 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Building a Cabin? How to Get the Project Started Successfully

Many homesteaders desire to live in beautiful handmade cabins. To make this dream valid, you need to know what it takes to build a cabin and complete the project successfully. Building a cabin is more effortless, and with proper planning, it becomes even more successful.

In this era of concrete homes and inventory furniture, a cabin provides a…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 27, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Has a Storm Damaged Your Home? Here's What You Should Investigate

After a storm leaves, the first thing you must do is walk around the interior for signs of storm damage. Then, you must walk around the exterior for signs of storm damage. It takes more than a walkthrough to find some not-so-obvious harbingers, but the most common areas to find extensive storm damage are in these spots.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 23, 2021 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Cozy Cabin: Why Every Log Home Needs a Superior Roof

Issues with your cabin’s roof can lead to many problems. From higher heating and cooling costs to leaks and other repair issues that can easily ruin you your next trip or holiday, keeping your cabin’s roof well maintained is not a matter that should be left to chance. Repairs, upgrades, or even replacing your existing roof entirely may help to lower…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 20, 2021 at 10:05am — No Comments

4 Services You Should Consider for Your Log Cabin

While owning a log cabin is often associated with total independence and self-sufficiency, there are still some home services that are best to have handled by professionals. In many cases, these services will allow you to live in your log cabin without giving up modern conveniences. Here are four services you should consider lining up for your log cabin.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 16, 2021 at 6:14pm — No Comments

How Much Do New Cabins Cost to Build? 3 Factors to Consider

There are many benefits to building a new cabin over buying an existing one. For one, the overall cost is likely to be lower. Additionally, you can choose custom options that suit your needs and all the materials and appliances installed will be brand new. If building a cabin of your own is something that’s on your priority list for 2021, you’ll need…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 15, 2021 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Building a New Cabin? How to Get All the Finishing Touches Just Right

Building the perfect cabin can provide you with both a substantial investment property as well as the perfect spot for your next vacation. When it comes to construction, even the smallest detail can make all the difference. Staying focused on a few details can help you to make sure that you get all of the finishing touches just right.

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 13, 2021 at 1:30pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Home to Make a Great Impression

Whether you're thinking of curb appeal for a future sale or just want to impress your friends when they visit, having your house make a great impression is important. While each house is different, there are a few changes that can make almost any property look better to first-time viewers. Here are four ways to upgrade your home to help it make a great impression.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 12, 2021 at 2:30pm — No Comments

4 Home Amenities to Upgrade During Your Remodel

When you're remodeling your home, you'll have to pick and choose what parts of it you want to upgrade and what parts you'll leave as they are. Although every home is different, there are a few upgrades that most houses due to be remodeled will benefit from. Here are four essential amenities you should consider upgrading during your next round of home improvements.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 5, 2021 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Roof Overhead: How to Improve Your Home's Roof By Leaps and Bounds

Your home is built on a sturdy structure that comprises a roof, walls, and foundation. This structure has to remain intact and in good condition to keep you safe and protected from the elements. Don't wait for your roof to develop problems as it ages. Take a proactive approach to keeping your roof in quality condition for optimum protection and visual appeal.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 27, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments

How to Build a Cabin in the Woods From the Ground Up

While building any new dwelling is an exciting endeavor, there’s something especially magical about constructing a cabin in the woods. The tranquility of the surroundings and the freshness of the air make your new cabin feel like a…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 18, 2021 at 10:16am — No Comments

3 Great Ideas for Preparing Your Family's Cabin for the Spring

Now that Spring is just around the corner, it's time to start planning a home makeover for plenty of enjoyment in the warm months ahead. While there are many improvements you could make, here are three that can instantly enhance your home's value and appearance.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 17, 2021 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Got a Plumbing Emergency in Your Cabin? How to Fix It up Fast

Living in a cabin is a great way to reconnect with the natural world and separate yourself from the hustle and bustle of society. The only problem with such remoteness is that everyday issues can be harder to resolve. Plumbing, for example, has been known to give cabin owners untold headaches. The pipes in small, rural structures are often old and…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 15, 2021 at 10:55am — No Comments

How to Make the Exterior of Your Cabin Sparkle and Shine

When it comes to cabins, there are all sorts of aesthetics to consider. Some people prefer a rustic look, while others want their cabin to look as modern as possible. Sometimes, what was once quaint and rustic can start to look ugly and rundown. If your cabin is looking a little worse for wear, then it might be time for a makeover. Here’s what you can do to…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 11, 2021 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Cabin Kitchen: How to Remake It Into Something Better

While your cabin kitchen might be small by necessity, it doesn’t have to be cramped or ineffective. With the right strategy, you can create space that’s just as functional as any other kitchen. The key is to develop a sound plan and then put it into action. Here are four ideas for turning your cabin kitchen into a more usable space.

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 10, 2021 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Are Things a Little Chilly This Winter? Here's How to Prepare Your Home for Next Year

With the polar vortex sweeping down across much of the U.S. this winter, you may notice more of a chill in your home. Fortunately there’s plenty you can do. Now that you know the house should be warmer, here are some things you can do to get ready for next year's wintry blasts.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 5, 2021 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Got Clogged Drains? How to Make Your Cabin More Livable

Living in a cabin is a great way to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a calmer existence. Unfortunately, rustic digs are more prone to logistical problems. Plumbing issues in particular are common in rural or wooded properties. If you’ve got a clogged drain in your cabin, then it probably has a serious effect on your lifestyle.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 3, 2021 at 11:41am — No Comments

Building a Cabin? 4 Essentials You’ll Need for Creature Comforts

If you’re building your own cabin, then the construction work itself is probably half the reason you’re engaging with the project. Seeing the structure slowly take shape thanks to the work of your own two hands is an enormously gratifying process. While working on the bare essentials, however, you should make sure you keep your future self in mind.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 2, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments

4 Essentials Every Modern Day Cabin Needs for Maximum Comfort

Whenever anyone thinks of a cabin, the image of a pile of well-assembled logs with one or two rooms comes to mind. Today's modern-day cabin is much bigger and more sophisticated than many people can imagine. Every luxurious amenity that exists can be built into this home, even if it's located in the middle of nowhere. Here are four essentials to increase the comfort of your cabin getaway.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 1, 2021 at 8:00am — No Comments

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