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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.

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How Often to Wash Your Home
Should I wash my home periodically? If so, how often and what should I use?
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4 Tricks to Keep Bugs & Pests Out of Your Cabin
Keep cabin pests from making themselves at home with The Cabin Diary's tried-and-true tips:
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When to Know It’s Time for Maintenance vs. Restoration
Join Sashco for this on-demand webinar.
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How to Choose Stain for Your Log or Wood Home
Step-by-step details you need to choose the right stain for your dream home.
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Importance of Back-Brushing Stain When Applying It
The experts at Sashco explain why it is necessary to back-brush stain when applying it.
Product of the Week: Big Stretch from Sashco
Importance of Using Products Specifically for Log Homes
When choosing which products to use for finishing and maintenance, start with specialty log home products. Skip the hardware or...
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Maintaining Your Dream Home
No matter the season, log home maintenance will go a long way and keep your home looking like new for a lifetime.
How to Store Your Tools for Winter
How to Store Your Tools for Winter
Protect your tools this winter with a few simple, easy-to-do care techniques.
Why Do Leaves Change During Fall?
Why Do Leaves Change During Fall?
Why do we see such beautiful foliage in the fall? We reveal the biology behind why the leaves change color every year.
How to Make Your Basement Floors Warmer This Winter
How to Make Your Basement Floors Warmer This Winter
Do you have a cold and unattractive basement? Add this barrier to keep your place warmer.
How to Paint Pre-Finished Furniture
How to Paint Pre-Finished Furniture
We show you how to paint pre-finished furniture without making it appear scratched off.
This DIY Helps You Clean Your Fridge Coils
This DIY Helps You Clean Your Fridge Coils
Do you know that many manufacturers recommend cleaning the coils on your refrigerator at least twice a year?
Your Seasonal Garden Checklist
Your Seasonal Garden Checklist
We’ve pulled together all the information you need to keep this garden looking good, season after season
Leptospirosis: The Disease to Know About If You're Near the Water
The Disease to Know About If You're Near the Water
Leptospirosis is an unseen bacteria that lurks in waters. The odds of it spreading goes up in the summer because the disease st...
Fire Restrictions: What Does a Fire Ban Mean?
Fire Restrictions: What Does a Fire Ban Mean?
The United States Forest Service uses its fire restriction and fire ban system to stop dangerous activities when the risk of st...
Utilizing Your Patio Space
Utilize Your Patio Space For Year-Round Comfort
No matter what size your outdoor space is, you can turn it into a relaxing area to entertain year round. Follow these tips and ...
Protect Your Outdoor Furniture
How to Protect Your Outdoor Furniture
Protecting your outdoor furniture from the elements can be tricky, but follow these tips and your cabin furniture will stand th...
3 Easy-Care Roses
3 Easy-Care Roses for the Cabin
These easy to take care of roses will survive anything you throw at them and are perfect for busy cabin owners.