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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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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 big box store products. They just can’t handle logs.
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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.
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
Leptospirosis: 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.
Sensational Garden Seating
The Best Garden Seating Options for the Cabin
Create a peaceful oasis at your cabin with these trendy garden seating ideas that will make your yard stand out.
How to Prune a Lilac
How to Prune a Lilac
This spring, spruce up your shrubs by properly pruning them. Not sure where to start? Don't worry, we've got you covered.
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How to Keep Leaves From Falling Off Your Houseplants
Learn how to keep the leaves on your houseplants intact—no matter the season.
Find the Best Air Conditioner for Your Cabin this Summer
The Best Air Conditioner for Your Cabin this Summer
We’ve put together an air conditioner guide to help you best equip your home's rising temperatures this summer.
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The Best Life Jackets for Dogs
We've rounded up the best life jackets to keep your dog safe on the water this summer.
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6 Steps to Building a Flower Bed
Follow these 6 easy to steps to create the best flower bed for your garden.
DIY Deck Planters
DIY Deck Planters
These inexpensive planters are easy to customize and will give your deck a personalized touch.
How to Update a Worn-Out Deck
How to Update a Worn-Out Deck
This deck was in need of an update, but it wasn't anything we couldn't handle on our own. Follow this advice and you can update...
Check Out This Amazing Deck Makeover
Check Out This Amazing Deck Makeover
A bare and boring deck didn’t entice anyone to head outside to relax — but a dramatic makeover turned it into the perfect outdo...