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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 Refurbish a Teak Ski-Boat Deck
How to Refurbish a Teak Ski-Boat Deck
If your ski boat’s teak deck is looking a little weathered, restore it to its former glory with just a few simple steps.
Adding a Retaining Wall to Cabin Landscape
How to Build a Retaining Wall
Add a smart, secure retaining wall to your cabin landscape plan with these straightforward steps.
DIY Pathway With Natural Landscaping
Your walkway is the first impression of every experience you have at your cabin. Dress up the pathway by yourself to create tha...
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DIY Kit Dock Suppliers
Fail-Proof Fire-Building Tips & Techniques
Fail-Proof Fire-Building Tips & Techniques
Believe it or not, making a fire is easy once you know how to properly build it. Follow these fool-proof tip and tricks to buil...
Help Keep Loons on Your Lake
Help Keep Loons on Your Lake
If you’ve noticed fewer loons at your lake over the past few years, you may be able to help by improving their habitat.
Cabin Landscaping
15 Practical Cabin Landscaping Tips
Good landscaping adds value, privacy, and beauty to your property. Here are our 15 practical cabin landscaping tips that will e...
Things That Go 'Bump' on the Dock
Things That Go BUMP on the Dock
Dock Bumpers are an important accessory to have for any boat owner. Learn more about what dock bumpers are and why you should c...
Winterizing: TLC for Your Boat
Winterizing: TLC for Your Boat
When Old Man Winter comes knocking at your door, make sure you properly store and care for your boat.
The Right Dock for Your Waters
The Right Dock for Your Waters
A dock can add a lot to a waterfront property. Learn about the different types of docks that you should consider getting for yo...
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Should You Remove Your Dock Before Winter?
Many lake cabin owners in the Frostbelt have wrestled with this question: Should I remove my dock from the lake before winter, ...
Winterizing the Cabin: Preventing Frozen Pipes
Tips for Trimming and Pruning
Snow-Covered Cabin in Winter
Closing Up the Cabin for the Season
Closing up the cabin for cold days ahead? Check and make sure you've completed everything before it's too late.
Septic System Alternatives
What Are the Alternatives to Septic Systems?
A reader writes in inquiring about waste-system options for a tricky lakefront lot.
spring mower
Spring Lawn Mower Prep
Quiet Generators for the Cabin
Quiet Generators for the Cabin
Is a propane generator quieter for your cabin?
Reader's Tip: Winterizing a Washing Machine

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