Category Archives: Building and Renovation

How To Create The Perfect Outdoor Kitchen For Your Lake Home

by Lana Hawkins Everybody needs a place for escaping the busy life of a city. That is why we tend to have cabins in the woods that will help us reconnect with nature and our families and friends. Not only … Continue reading

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Make your Cabin More Environmentally Friendly

By Lana Hawkins   When it comes to being eco-friendly, people often think that driving less and recycling should be enough. It is a great contribution and a step forward, but that is not enough help to our planet. Every … Continue reading

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21 Log Cabin Builders Share Their Advice

By Sarah Woods Building your own log home can be a daunting process, especially when you don’t know anyone who has already built their own log home. Whether you are using a self-build kit or building the cabin from scratch, … Continue reading

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Installing A Solar Powered Garage Door At Your Cabin

By Kristy Jones With the energy crisis just looming in the corner, many cabin and homeowners are already taking actionable steps towards environment-friendly energy sources. One of the common energy sources for cabin and households today is solar power. Purchasing … Continue reading

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5 Essential Tips To Design Your Cabin For Retirement

By Steven J Mooney There are so many things to consider in designing your lake home or cabin. Design for Aging in Place is one essential aspect. Following are five essential considerations that when done, will make your home more comfortable and … Continue reading

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Decks and hot tubs: What you need to know before you build

By Sharon Corcoran When it comes to outfitting an outdoor space, hot tubs are must-haves for many cabin owners. Adding a hot tub, however, requires careful planning – everything from adding structural supports to locating the tub to understanding electrical … Continue reading

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Could Adding a Log Cabin to Your Existing Property Open Up a Whole New Lifestyle?

By John Miller Log cabins offer a wonderful way of escaping from the routine for a vacation. We all love to spend a weekend or so in a traditional log cabin but what about the idea of having one at … Continue reading

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Easy Log Cabin Maintenance Guide

By Ella Andrews Having a good log cabin is a perfect addition to our ways to enjoy the natural world, but you cannot simply buy or build one and expect it to last without proper maintenance. The great outdoors holds … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Build a Micro Cabin?

Consider This… Maybe you think you’re ready. After all, you’ve thought it all out. You’ve decided to purchase a beautiful piece of land – preferably one with an excellent view. Then you’ll pour the foundation, erect four walls, attach a … Continue reading

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Buyers Guide for Log Cabins

By Ella Andrews If you want to have a new vacation home, then you should consider making use of log cabins as an option to what you may have in mind. They have a unique and pleasant look, providing a great … Continue reading

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