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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.

How to Clean Wood Ceilings
How to Clean Wood Ceilings and Beams
Here's how to banish dust and grime.
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The Top Features to Look for in a Surveillance Device
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Essential Safety Tips for Wood Stoves
Here's how to stay safe while staying warm.
Ultimate Guide to Cabin and Cottage Gardens
The Ultimate Guide to Cabin and Cottage Gardens
Here's how to get that classic, casual look for your own garden.
Log Cabin in Winter Snow
Your Must-Have Winter Maintenance Checklist
Five things to do before the snow and cold come to your cabin.
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How to Get the Perfect Stain Color
What all affects color?
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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 correc...
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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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The Top 5 Items That Should Be on Your Annual Maintenance List
Choosing the Right Firewood for Your Wood Stove
Choosing 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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Sealing and Caulking Checks and Cracks in Your Logs
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When to Know It’s Time for Maintenance vs. Restoration
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