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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.

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 after the first frost.
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?
Sponsored by Perma-Chink Systems, Inc.
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?
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What Beginning Homesteaders Should Know About Wildfire Risk and Preparedness
As a homesteader or someone who wants to start living a simpler life, it’s important to understand how to prepare and protect y...
Ask the Expert: What Are the Benefits of Using a Specialized, Pigmented Finish on a Log Cabin?
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Ask the Expert: How Do I Keep My Deck in Tip-Top Shape?
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Weathering the Storm: Preparing for Hurricane Season
While warm weather means summer adventures, it also means the start of hurricane season. If you live close to the coastline, it...
Ask the Expert: How Do I Protect My Home’s Wood Against Its Most Common Threats?
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Ask the Expert: What is the Best Way to Prep Wood for Staining and Restoration?
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