FOLLOW US >


Cabin Maintenance

Keeping up with a cabin, especially if it's a second home, can feel overwhelming. We provide the best tips and advice on maintaining the cabin so there are less undiscovered surprises that pop up.

Keywords
Category
How to Prep + Clean Concrete for Staining
How to Prep + Clean Concrete for Staining
Before applying the stain, you need to prepare the concrete. This is a two-step process that consists of cleaning and then etching the surface.
Cast Paver Options for Your Cabin Pathway
Cast Paver Options for Your Cabin Pathway
Possible looks for your paver path have grown a lot in recent years thanks to the introduction of cast-concrete pavers. You’ll ...
How to Pave a Cabin Pathway
How to Pave a Cabin Pathway
Create a perfect passageway between points in your yard by building a paver pathway. Here’s how to put together a path that wil...
How to Save Roses from Deer
How to Save Roses from Deer
Attach deer fencing to posts to keep deer from eating rosebuds before they bloom.
How to Compost at Your Cabin
How to Compost at Your Cabin
Cabin composting is not only smart recycling, it's smart gardening.
Why Buy a Lawn Tractor for the Cabin
Why Buy a Lawn Tractor for the Cabin
Lawn tractors are a fun and practical purchase for your cabin!
Building with Concrete Logs
Building with Concrete Logs
Concrete logs are a stylish and fire-resistant alternative to traditional wood logs.
The Complete Guide to Log Cabin Wood Finishes
The Complete Guide to Log Cabin Wood Finishes
Do's & don'ts for maintaining the wood finishes in your cabin
sashco-fall-main-large-11
Ask the Expert - Maintaining Your Dream Home
We've asked industry experts, Sascho Sealants to help us answer your questions on all things maintenance. Each month in our Cab...
Dlia 20151014 7762C2 2018 06 27 15 29
Lake Association Spotlight: Douglas Lake
Does your lake have an association that’s improving water quality like Douglas Lake?
Container Gardening
Learn Container Gardening to Suit Your Style
Learn to design container gardens for almost any style home, garden or personality.
Eulauretta 399629 2018 01 19 11 29
How to Stain Your Cabin Exterior
There are several options for exterior finishes at the cabin - should you paint or stain wood siding?
cbl1016-sce-web-tie-in_guesthouse-7-2
Checklist for Winterizing the Cabin
Use these checklists to prep your cabin for the winter ahead, especially if you don’t plan to visit frequently.
modular cabin
Small Cabin Heaters: What Are Your Options?
Need some suggestions for heating your cabin when it gets cold? Here are some tips for choosing the right small cabin heaters f...
log-cabin-kitchen
Heating and Cooling Your Cabin
Heating and cooling news for your seasonal home.
peaches-in-tree
5 Tips for Fruit Tree Success
How to ensure years of delicious produce from your very own fruit tree.
dsc_3423
Trees & Shrubs for Your Cabin
Which trees and shrubs do I plant? Where do I plant them?
goldenlift
Boat Lifts, Canopies & Curtains
This is some cool stuff! Get inspired about boat lifts, canopies & curtains and start having fun on the water at your cabin.
cbn-d0415_113-2
Managing Lake Weeds at Your Cabin
First, do no harm to the water’s ecosystem when managing lake weeds at your cabin.
cl-april-16-design-ideas
Storing Your Cabin's Gear for the Water
Design inspiration for outfitting the lakefront & storing your cabin's gear for the water.