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4 Green Secrets to Maintaining an Energy Efficient Cabin

There are four secrets for maintaining an energy efficient home so that you don’t have expensive utility bills each month. By taking the time to make a few changes to your home, you can have a warmer home in the winter and a cooler home in the summer.Installation of a Digital ThermometerWith the installation of a digital home…See More
Oct 29
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Secure Your Safe Haven: 4 Tips for Protecting Your Log Home

Many people dream of owning a cabin out in the woods, but keeping those buildings safe and secure is easier said than done. If you feel as if your cabin isn’t as protected as you would like it to be, then you need to come up with a comprehensive plan for keeping unwanted individuals off your property.Reinforce the Entry PointsOne of the easiest and most effective ways to…See More
Oct 28
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Oct 22
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Live a Little: 4 Luxury Items to Add to Your Log Home

Having a log cabin home can be a big dream come true for you and your family. While you may feel like you’re living a life of luxury already, there are still more upgrades you should be considering. Here are four of the most luxurious upgrades you can make today to your log cabin home.Huge Stone FireplaceWhen people think of log cabin homes, they immediately think of…See More
Oct 17
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5 Maintenance Tips to Upkeep Your Vacation Home

You look forward to spring and summer every year for one reason. It will be time to open up your vacation home. Your getaway has given you many days of enjoyment while you escape the daily grind. You can’t wait to open up the place to announce the beginning of your favorite seasons. The last thing you need is repairs or a cleanup because you didn’t prepare well enough when it…See More
Sep 30
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4 Questions to Ask Before Building a Rural Vacation Home

When you are building a vacation home, it is different from building a home in a city so that means that you must ask the proper questions during the process. Understanding what you are doing can prevent building delays and huge expenses that make it difficult to arrange a vacation in the rural home. Consider these four…See More
Sep 26
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4 Things to Consider Before Buying a Rural Home

Many people grow tired of living in the city. The wall to wall people, the horrible traffic, the pollution and crime eventually begins to wear on their nerves. Some day they hope to move to the country so they can live a simpler and more peaceful life. However, living in a rural community can certainly be different than a modern urban metropolis. For one, there are some…See More
Sep 17
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Copacetic Cabin: 4 Features that Make Yours Unique

A cabin in a scenic natural area can be the perfect escape from today’s hectic schedules. These properties are available all over the country and offer a refreshing break from the everyday routine. You can make your getaway cabin unique by incorporating a number of features that maximize its design. Let in the Light Natural light is one of the most under-appreciated…See More
Sep 3
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How to Maintain a Summer Vacation Home During the Winter

Property maintenance and upkeep can be a tiresome chore, even for a dedicated residence. The time and effort needed to keep a summer home or vacation property from falling into disrepair during the off-season can be considerable. Owners who are in search of ways to ease their burden by streamlining the process would do well to consider the following points.Mothballing…See More
Aug 30
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4 Commonly Looked Over Must-Have Renovations When Buying an Older Cabin

Every homeowner knows that renovations and upgrades are a great way to boost the value of their property. While adding a room or replacing the existing floors can be a great project, the most common renovations are also among the most costly. Budget-friendly alternative that often go overlooked could end up providing you with greater bang for your buck.A New Front DoorThe…See More
Aug 27
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4 Things to Consider Before Redoing Your Cabin Roof

Replacing an old cabin roof is a major undertaking, and that is why you should spend a little extra time planning out this renovation. With a good plan in place and an experienced contractor by your side, you will be able to avoid some of the most common problems that cabin owners run into during this type of project.MaterialsOne of the most important steps in this process is choosing the ideal roofing material. Asphalt shingles are the most popular option, but some cabin owners may choose to…See More
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Jul 23
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4 Off-Season Cabin Maintenance Tips

Your cabin is your private retreat throughout the warmer months of the year. However, there comes a time when you have to close it up before winter hits. As the cooler winds of winter come floating in, it’s time to take care of some off-season cabin maintenance.Clear out the water pipesWhen you close up your cabin for the winter, you should drain all the water and sewer…See More
Jun 20
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Cabin VS the Wild: How to Keep Your Home Animal-Free

While pets may be welcome in your home, you do not necessarily want to share your residence with other creatures. Animals of various shapes and sizes can wreak havoc on your living conditions, meaning that you need to find ways to keep them out. There are certainly some practical things that you can do on your own to make sure that unwanted pests and animals stay away.…See More
Jun 12
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4 Construction Tips When Building from the Ground Up

Building a new cabin can be rather exciting. This is your chance to really leave your mark on the structure and to design it the way that is best suited for your operation. At the same time, there is a great deal to consider as you begin the project. This is something that you want to get right the…See More
May 1

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Emma is a freelance writer currently living in Boston, MA. She writes most often on education and business. To see more from Emma, say hi on Twitter @EmmaSturgis2
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Emma Sturgis's Blog

4 Green Secrets to Maintaining an Energy Efficient Cabin

There are four secrets for maintaining an energy efficient home so that you don’t have expensive utility bills each month. By taking the time to make a few changes to your home, you can have a warmer home in the winter and a cooler home in the summer.

Installation of a Digital…

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Posted on October 29, 2019 at 4:00pm

Secure Your Safe Haven: 4 Tips for Protecting Your Log Home

Many people dream of owning a cabin out in the woods, but keeping those buildings safe and secure is easier said than done. If you feel as if your cabin isn’t as protected as you would like it to be, then you need to come up with a comprehensive plan for keeping unwanted individuals off your property.

Reinforce the Entry Points

One of…

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Posted on October 28, 2019 at 6:00am

How to Successfully Manage a Rental Cabin Remotely

There are many reasons why people invest in real estate. For some, a home will be brought early on in life with the intentions of raising a family and living there for many happy decades. However, real estate investing does not have to only involve your primary residence. You might want to branch out and buy…

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Posted on October 22, 2019 at 6:00am

Why More Millennials Are Looking Into Owning Summer Ranch Homes

 

While looking for properties to buy, more millennials are looking for summer ranch homes rather than only searching for a beachfront home. Real estate experts are trying to understand this trend, and they believe that it is occurring for these reasons.

Celebrities Are Buying Ranch Properties

Many celebrities want to own vacation homes, and…

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Posted on October 21, 2019 at 6:15pm

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