Category Archives: Maintenance

How To Maintain Your Cabin Year-Round

By Craig Middleton If you have a cabin you know that one of the greatest pleasures is to disappear to your cabin for a chance to unplug and relax. As you read this you are probably thinking about sitting by the … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Improve Your Summer Home

by Craig Middleton If you own a summer home, chances are you love it and you see it as your own personal oasis. It’s your home away from home where you can entertain and relax to your heart’s content. It’s … Continue reading

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How to Design a Weather-Resistant Lake Home

By Holly Welles With summer just around the corner, we’re all looking forward to some time under the sun and on the water. A lake house or waterfront property is a fantastic investment and a great way for you and … Continue reading

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Tips for Snowy Winters at the Cabin

by Holly Welles Winter months are hit or miss for cabins — you might find them packed with tourists or they could sit empty during the coldest months of the year. If you own a lake home or cabin, preparing … Continue reading

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Tips for opening your cabin or lake home after a long winter

You’ve been looking forward to it all dreary winter and now the time has come to open your cabin for the spring and summer! Follow these insights to get your lake home in peak warm-weather condition, while still leaving time … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Cabin Looking Fresh and Clean

by Lee Flynn Keeping a cabin clean is no easy task. It’s easy for us to get caught up in our day to day activities and put off cleaning until it’s too late, leaving us feeling overwhelmed and discouraged. But … Continue reading

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The Easy Way to Clean Up after a Storm

by John Miller Living near the water offers an ideal lifestyle and even psychological benefits for many people but that doesn’t mean that you won’t occasionally come across some problems if you decide to live like this. One of the … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Lake Cabin From Flooding

by Sally Raymond Flooding is an issue which concerns many considering whether or not to buy a lakeshore cabin. Owning property that close to water seems, for some, like an accident waiting to happen. No responsible realtor would sell you … Continue reading

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How to Stop Water Damage & Mold From Infesting Your Cabin

by Lee Flynn Floods are a common sight in low-lying areas and regions near bulging riverbeds. If your cabin has experienced a flood, water damage is inevitable. Whether the floodwaters were only one-inch high or several feet, you must take certain … Continue reading

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7 Important Reasons Why You Need to Improve Your Garage Security System at Your Cabin

Maintaining your home, be it your city home or cabin, is essential. A key part of any home is the garage. Often, this is the neglected part of the home. Many opt to cut corners to save on building materials … Continue reading

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