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Lizzie Weakley's Blog – October 2018 Archive (13)

Cabin Going Septic? 5 Reasons to Call a Professional Now

If your home is on a septic system, then you trust its reliability to deliver every day for you and your family. Yet, there are times when you may need to call a professional to come work on your septic system. Here are five times when you need to make sure to call them. 

Slow Drains

One drain in your home draining slowly may indicate that you need to…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 31, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Finishing the Cabin: 4 Areas You Should Focus On

One of the joys of having a cabin are that you can get away from it all and escape into nature. This often means that you want your cabin to include all of the luxuries of home in a unique way. Here are some of the projects in which you should focus your efforts when you’re fixing up your cabin.

Bring Nature Indoors

The whole point of having a cabin…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 25, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Septic System: How Responsible Cabin Owners Maintain Theirs

If you own a cabin with a septic system, you’ll want to do everything possible to keep your septic system working efficiently so that you don’t experience any waste backups or other serious problems. Performing even just a few simple tasks may prevent your system from breaking down in the near future. Following these five tips from other cabin owners can help you…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 24, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

4 Amenities Your Log Home Needs for Convenience

Convenience is essential for any comfortable living space. A snug log cabin is no exception. If you want your log home to have an incredible setup, these amenities belong in it as soon as possible. Log homes and optimal coziness go hand in hand.

Fireplace

A nice fireplace can keep your log home warm and toasty no matter how chilly it is outdoors. It…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 23, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cabin Maintenance: 4 Tasks That You Should Be Doing

Owning a cabin is a dream come true for many people. Cabins are quaint, rustic, and nestled far away from the sounds of the city. Usually used as a seasonal or holiday home, cabins can fall into disrepair easily. Cabin maintenance is the best way to prevent this from occurring.

Gutter Cleaning

There are many items that will end up hitting your roof,…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 16, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Adding a Deck to Your Home: 4 Features You Should Include

A deck can add a lot of value to your home if you know what you’re doing and you build it the right way. A good deck will have a set of features you can use to make it better for everyone who visits and everyone who comes out onto your deck. Consider adding certain features to make your deck even better.

Consider Seating

Seating on your deck is all…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 16, 2018 at 11:23am — No Comments

5 Renovations to Turn Your Old Home into a High-End Home

If you are ready to take your home from ordinary to extraordinary, then there are several upgrades that you may want to consider doing. The great news is that you will enjoy living in the home with these upgrades now while luxury buyers are apt to be interested in your home when it comes time to sell it. Here are some ideas to get you started.

 

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 15, 2018 at 3:46pm — No Comments

4 Components of a Comfortable Cabin Life

Cabin life has evolved from rustic and challenging to modern and leisurely, so as you plan or remodel yours, don’t hold back on making it a comfortable, livable space. These four recommendations will make your life easier at home in the cabin, as well as increasing its value as an investment.

First Floor Bedroom

Although many cabin designs have the…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 15, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

5 Types of Kitchen Renovations That Will Increase the Value of Your Home

One of the most important areas of any home is the kitchen. It is the focal point of activity in many people’s homes. Unfortunately, it can also be extremely dated if you buy an older home or just let time wear it down. Because a kitchen can make or break your home’s potential you should always looking for ways to improve the value of your home, renovating your…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 10, 2018 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Cabin of the Future: How to Modernize and Automate

There’s nothing like getting away from the grind and relaxing in a cabin in the woods. But what if you don’t want things to be overly rustic? What if you still want to enjoy the conveniences of modern living? Here are just a few ways to modernize your cottage or cabin.

Electric Power

First things first: You’ll need to wire your cabin for electricity…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 3, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Cabin Construction: How to Get Your Cabin Wired up for Fun

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned log cabin to make you feel at home in the woods. However, you don’t have to sacrifice modern conveniences like lights and dishwashers just to get that rustic charm. Here are a few tips for wiring your cabin and bringing it in line with the 21st century.

Have a Plan

This might sound obvious, but you’d be…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 3, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Home Energy: 5 Ways to Not Overload Your Electrical System

Your electrical system is important to the function of your home, but you must be careful not to overload it. Taking appropriate steps to avoid overloading the system will help ensure you have all the electrical things you need.

Learn about Your Home’s Power

If you know about your home’s power, you might be better able to prepare for changes to the…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 2, 2018 at 11:54am — No Comments

Constructing Your Cabin: How to Prepare for Cleanup

Building a cozy cabin can be an experience that’s beyond comparison. If you’re in the middle of the cabin construction process, you need to keep things tidy. Getting ready for cleanup work doesn’t have to be a chore, either. A tidy space can make tackling cabin building tasks a lot simpler.

Get Storage Bins

Storage bins can make getting ready for…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on October 1, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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