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Lake homes are a popular destination for thermally modified wood.

The 2017 Lake Home and Cabin Show was recently held in the Chicago area and attendees got their first look at thermally modified wood and how it could be beneficial to use both as a decking or siding option for … Continue reading

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Summertime Sizzle!

Presented by Chef Patrick Moore, the “Getaway Gourmet” “Don’t bother dad!  He’s grilling the steaks and if he gets distracted he’ll ruin them!”  Some of us grew up living with this fear — drenching our shoe-leather steaks in ketchup or … Continue reading

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“Superheroes Of The Night!” with Rob Mies

Presented by the Organization for Bat Conservation Did you know that a single little brown bat — the most common bat in Wisconsin — catches more than 1,200 mosquitoes in one night?  Imagine what a colony of these nocturnal workers … Continue reading

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Feed Backyard Birds this Season

(BPT) – When you fill your bird feeders and put fresh water in the birdbath this season, you’ll definitely be giving your feathered friends a helping hand. But you could also be serving the greater good! Take note of the … Continue reading

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3 Tips for a More Flavorful Holiday Meal

(BPT) – Holiday gatherings and backyard barbecues have a lot in common as they are occasions for gathering and for eating. And for both, successful execution of a shared meal means preparing what everyone likes and preparing it perfectly. While … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Cabin Flipping on a Budget

By Lee Flynn House flipping lost some popularity after the real estate bubble burst in 2008, but it remains a fact that fixing up an older or damaged home can net you a profit. It’s easier to start out in … Continue reading

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Rustic Bedroom Design Ideas for Your Cabin

by Lana Hawkins The philosophy of cabin homes is simple – people own them so that they can have a place to rest, relax and dedicate some time to themselves far away from the everyday life. That is why they … Continue reading

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Prepare your Outdoor Living Space for Fall

(BPT) – While everyone eagerly waits for spring each year and wishes summer could last a month or two longer, when it comes down to it, fall just might be America’s favorite season. It’s warm but not hot, the air … Continue reading

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Moving into Your New Lake Home: The Ultimate Checklist

by Chloe Taylor The 21st century is the era of the greatest urbanization this world has ever seen. Never before in our history were there so many people living in the cities. It is also not surprising that some of … Continue reading

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Application and Benefits of Sail Shades Installation

By Mark Simon When you think about making the most of your patio area, terraces, balconies, or even your outdoor garden, you immediately think of sail shades. In fact, a lot of cafes and restaurants opt for sail shades instead … Continue reading

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