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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.

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A Guide to Maintaining Your Wood Stove
Whether you already have a wood stove or are looking to buy one, there’s a lot you need to know. From proper cleaning to correct firewood, the choices you make concerning your wood stove affect its safety. These guidelines will help you enjoy your wood stove and ensure it’s burning as efficiently as possible.
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Spring Checklist for Your Cabin
After a long winter, spring is the season of new life for our cabins. This checklist gives our cabins the care they need to rep...
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Restoration Possible: All I Could Think is What Have I Gotten Myself Into?
It Started with a Dream. A young boy and his dad. Hours spent tucked away together fishing the trout streams of New Hampshire’s...
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How to Choose the Right Firewood for Your Wood Stove
Megan Schetzsle of The Cabin Diary shares with us her insider tips for choosing the right firewood for your wood stove.
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4 Ideas to Transform Your Storage Shed Into an Inspiring Space
Four smart ways you can easily update a simple shed into a backyard getaway:
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Protecting Log Walls in Your Shower
I am building a shower with two walls made of logs. How should I protect those logs?
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Getting Rid of Smoke Smell That's Stuck in Your Logs
I just bought a log home that belonged to a smoker and smells like it. Is there any way to get rid of the smell? I’m replacing ...
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How Often to Wash Your Home
Should I wash my home periodically? If so, how often and what should I use?
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4 Tricks to Keep Bugs & Pests Out of Your Cabin
Keep cabin pests from making themselves at home with The Cabin Diary's tried-and-true tips:
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When to Know It’s Time for Maintenance vs. Restoration
Join Sashco for this on-demand webinar.
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How to Choose Stain for Your Log or Wood Home
Step-by-step details you need to choose the right stain for your dream home.
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Importance of Back-Brushing Stain When Applying It
The experts at Sashco explain why it is necessary to back-brush stain when applying it.
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Importance of Using Products Specifically for Log Homes
When choosing which products to use for finishing and maintenance, start with specialty log home products. Skip the hardware or...
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Maintaining Your Dream Home
No matter the season, log home maintenance will go a long way and keep your home looking like new for a lifetime.
How to Deal with Bats at the Cabin
How to Deal with Bats at the Cabin
If you are experiencing a bat infestation at the cabin, make sure to follow these tips and tricks to help you manage them.