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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.

What to Consider Before Preparing Your Cabin for Fall
Here are five tips to prepare your cabin for fall, whether you plan to stay in or rent it out for the season.
Compact Gardening: Maximizing Space in Your Cabin Yard
With the right approach, you can transform even the tiniest of yards into a flourishing green retreat.
Considering Using Your Cabin as an Airbnb? Read This First
This guide will help you navigate the risks and keep your property safe if you decide to make it an Airbnb destination.
4 Ideas to Help You Go Green (& Save Green) With Your Cabin
Any budget and lifestyle have options and aspirations, so it’s time to explore what you might want to achieve when renovating y...
How to Protect and Care for Your Wood Cabin
Responsible owners should master these exterior and interior tips to protect and care for their cabins.
Cabin Restoration: A Fun Project Or In Too Deep?
Here are the steps you’ll likely need to take to achieve your goal or determine if you’re in over your head.
Get Growing with Greenhouses
Backyard greenhouses give you a jump-start on your fruits, veggies and flowers, as well as extend your growing season long af...
Bringing New Life to Your Old Cabin
Whether you’re interested in a full-on renovation, or you just want to make a few upgrades, you can likely get started right away.
Diagnosing 8 Common Cabin Maintenance Issues
This guide will help you diagnose and solve eight common maintenance issues with your cabin to keep it in good condition.
Composting Toilets: What to Know
The good news is that composting toilets are affordable, easy to install, quite pleasant to use, and designed for small spaces.
Handling Medical Problems & Emergencies at Your Remote Cabin
Here are some tips on what you can do to handle medical problems and emergencies at your remote cabin.
Protecting Your Cabin from Unwanted Pests and Wildlife
As all cabin owners know, pests and local wildlife can be some of the most difficult challenges associated with owning a cabin,...
Keeping Your Water Heater and Plumbing in Check for the Holidays
The holiday season is for visiting loved ones, eating delicious food and snuggling up by the fire in your cabin. Emergency plumbing or water heater disasters are not included in the festivities.
How to Secure Your Cabin While You're Away
Here’s how you can secure your cabin while you’re away and give yourself peace of mind.
How Your Windows Can Save You Money This Winter
One idea to save you money this season may be unexpected: your home’s windows.
Chinking being applied to a log home
Ask the Expert: What’s the Difference Between Caulking and Chinking?
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5 Features That Will Make Your Cabin Rental a Hit With Hunters
Here are five features that will attract hunters to your cabin so you can enjoy the extra income and they can enjoy a vacation ...
Ask the Expert: What Do I Need to Look for in a Log Home Finish?
Sponsored by Perma-Chink Systems, Inc.

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