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Brooke Chaplan
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5 Signs That You Need a New Furnace Before Winter

With winter well on the way, many homeowners are scrambling to prepare their property for winter. Whether it’s repairing problems with your roof or shoring up gaps and cracks in need of insulation, these are minor issues compared to your HVAC system. Before the colder temperatures fully set in,…See More
Tuesday
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How to Avoid Winter Heat Loss in Your Home

As a homeowner, you’re more than likely dreading the high energy bills that come with winter. Unfortunately, a top-of-the-line heater won’t make a difference if you fail to properly address heat loss. Homes are full of gaps and cracks where heat can escape, but with a few simple measures you can shore up…See More
Nov 10
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Out of the Cold and into Your House: 5 Pests to Watch Out for This Fall

Pumpkin patches, apple orchards, and watching the leaves change are some amazing things to enjoy in fall. Unfortunately, while we’re out enjoying all that fall has to offer, pests are busy trying to find a nice warm place to survive for the winter. Your log home's walls, attic, and…See More
Oct 26
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Rain Or Shine: A Short Guide to Adapting Your Warehouse to the Weather

Changing weather can be problematic for a warehouse. If you aren’t careful, you can lose quite a bit of productivity due to the switch in seasons. Luckily, you can follow this short guide to adapting your warehouse to these upcoming changes. Know the Rhythm of Your WarehouseAdjusting your warehouse during a change in weather means knowing a bit more about how the building itself works. You’ll need to spend some time walking the floor…See More
Oct 12
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How to Increase Your Heater's Efficiency This Winter

Summer may only just be ending, but it's actually the perfect time to start prepping your log home for the cooler temperatures of fall and winter. This is especially true when it comes to your home's heater. Many homeowners wait until the last minute before addressing this, which is risky given…See More
Oct 11
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Sep 27
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Indoor Breeze: A Short Guide To Finding And Sealing Drafty Areas In Your Home

Few things are more frustrating than finding drafty areas in your home. They increase your energy costs and create uncomfortable pools of warmth or cold in a room. Good news, though! Most drafts can be solved by a homeowner with a little bit of time and some basic supplies you can pick up at any home improvement store. Exterior to InteriorAny spot where something needs a hole through the wall from outside to inside is a…See More
Sep 21
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5 Tips for Protecting Your Lawn from Droughts

Hot weather can mean additional stress for your lawn that can leave it brown, dry and unhealthy. You can help your grass withstand the seasonal heat by using a few recommended practices that will help to minimize its effects. These tips have been tested in university laboratories and have been found…See More
Sep 19
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Winter Prep: 3 Reasons To Clean Your Whole Property Before It Gets Cold

It's always a good idea to keep your property clean. If you are like most people, though, you probably let some issues slide simply due to a lack of time. It's a good idea to start cleaning your property before it gets cold, though. Below are just a few of the benefits of cleaning up before the winter. You Might Be More MotivatedIf you're honest, you know that one of the biggest issues with cleaning a property is…See More
Sep 14
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4 Home Areas You Should Inspect Before Fall Comes

Each season brings with it a host of weather and temperature changes, meteorological conditions, and the beginning and ending of biological cycles. Aside from adjusting your wardrobe and leisure activities, it's also important to consider how these changes will affect your log home. With the…See More
Sep 7
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Autumn Is Coming: 5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

When days get shorter and temperatures start to cool, it’s time to start thinking about getting your home ready for the cold months. Fall offers a good opportunity to ensure that your home systems are in good condition to take you through the long, cold winter. A number of different items should…See More
Sep 5
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Secure Your Residence: 5 Ways to Feel Safer at Home

Whether you live in a large metropolitan area, in a small town, or in the country, the fear of someone breaking into your home can weigh heavily on your mind. Burglaries and assaults are some of the most common forms of criminal activity. In light of the frequency of these crimes, it makes sense…See More
Jul 31
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Safety First: 3 Ways To Protect Your Home Inside And Out

The safety and security of your home is obviously important as it directly impacts the overall safety and security of you and your family. This makes it essential that every homeowner do whatever they can to ensure that their home is as safe and secure as possible. Luckily, technology has enabled this to be done far more…See More
Jul 27
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Have a Crack at It: 4 Tips for Repairing Window Glass

Repairing window glass in your log cabin doesn't have to mean buying a whole new window. If the problem is hairline cracks, small chips, or loose window panes, it might be a simple repair job. More damage or even broken panes are often replaceable with a few simple tools. Here are four tips for…See More
Jul 12
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Brooke Chaplan's Blog

5 Signs That You Need a New Furnace Before Winter

With winter well on the way, many homeowners are scrambling to prepare their property for winter. Whether it’s repairing problems with your roof or shoring up gaps and cracks in need of insulation, these are minor issues compared to your HVAC system. Before the colder…

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Posted on November 14, 2017 at 6:47pm

How to Avoid Winter Heat Loss in Your Home

As a homeowner, you’re more than likely dreading the high energy bills that come with winter. Unfortunately, a top-of-the-line heater won’t make a difference if you fail to properly address heat loss. Homes are full of gaps and cracks where heat can escape, but with a few simple…

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Posted on November 10, 2017 at 6:57pm

Out of the Cold and into Your House: 5 Pests to Watch Out for This Fall

Pumpkin patches, apple orchards, and watching the leaves change are some amazing things to enjoy in fall. Unfortunately, while we’re out enjoying all that fall has to offer, pests are busy trying to find a nice warm place to survive for the winter. Your log…

Continue

Posted on October 25, 2017 at 10:00am

Rain Or Shine: A Short Guide to Adapting Your Warehouse to the Weather

Changing weather can be problematic for a warehouse. If you aren’t careful, you can lose quite a bit of productivity due to the switch in seasons. Luckily, you can follow this short guide to adapting your warehouse to these upcoming changes.

 

Know the Rhythm of Your Warehouse

Adjusting your warehouse during a change in weather means knowing a bit more about how the building itself works.…

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Posted on October 12, 2017 at 7:36pm

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