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Taking Care of Your Home's H2O: How to Elminate Hard Water

When washing a mirror or other surface, you may become frustrated by the water spots left behind. These water spots are caused by hard water. Water can contain all sorts of minerals. Most of these minerals are not harmful to our bodies but actually helpful. However, when…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 17, 2018 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Hipster Lawn Care

What is a lumbersuxual one may ask?

The answer to that questions can be very hard to answer. From his skinny jeans, to his red flannel shirts and his perfectly groomed hair and beard, the lumbersexual is a hip male that has transcended beyond his former type: the metrosexual. The lumbersexual is always a very handsome, muscular figment that portrays a “get your hands dirty” type of gentleman that has been plucked…

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Added by Noman siddiqi on January 17, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

Join the Cabin Life Facebook Group!

Join the Cabin Life Facebook group where you can share your cabin photos, ask questions about log home maintenance, and connect with others who love the cabin lifestyle as much as you!

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Added by Samantha Trueheart on January 16, 2018 at 12:40pm — No Comments

4 Secrets to Keeping Your Cabin in Terrific Condition

A cabin is a great place to spend time, whether it’s a fulltime residence or just a place to retreat on weekends and vacations. But if you don’t put in a little work to keep it in good shape, it can end up feeling more like a house of horrors than a soothing oasis. Here…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 16, 2018 at 11:44am — No Comments

Post-Modern Cabin: Contemporary Furniture Ideas for a Unique Aesthetic

A cabin can be a great place to unwind and escape from the rest of the world. A cabin that has a stunning contemporary interior design scheme can be particularly welcoming and comforting. If you want your cabin to look like a vision of modern perfection, these furniture tips can help you…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 15, 2018 at 5:38pm — No Comments

5 Interior Decoration Tips for Older Homes

If you’ve recently acquired an older log home and are getting ready to move in, you likely want to make a lot of changes to bring this old house into the modern age. But where do you start? You might already have a ton of ideas, but if not then you’ve come to the right place.…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 15, 2018 at 11:51am — No Comments

4 Keen Design Ideas for a Spectacular Cabin in the Woods

What on earth can be cozier and more enjoyable than a nice cabin located in the woods? If you want to take full advantage of your getaway, then there are numerous design options that can help you considerably. Successful cabin design is all about making the most out of…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 12, 2018 at 5:01pm — No Comments

4 Amazing Yard Designs to Implement This Winter

Just because winter has arrived, your yard doesn’t need to turn helpless. Let’s take a look at amazing yard designs to implement this winter:

Snow Patterns

If you live in a cold climate, snow patterns are some of the most beautiful designs for your yard. Using a…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 11, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

4 Things to Keep Up-to-Date in Your Log Cabin

Life in a log cabin can be serene and even blissful at times. However, all types of structures must be maintained and even updated periodically in order to ensure that your habitat is as comfortable and convenient as possible. While there are many features of a log cabin that…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on January 10, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Be Ready! 4 Steps To Make Your Home Hurricane-Proof

Even though weather tracking technology is more accurate than ever, you might still only have a few minutes to prepare yourself for a major storm. That is why it is so important to start taking steps to protect your home and family well before the rainy season begins. Carrying…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 10, 2018 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Plumbing Maintenance: How to Eliminate Hard Water from Your Home

Hard water is at best a mixed blessing. The calcium and magnesium in hard water are good for health and make water taste good. Other than that, hard water is a scourge to plumbing pipes, water dependent appliances, dishes, clothes, skin and…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 9, 2018 at 12:03pm — No Comments

5 Home Amenities That Will Enhance Your Winter

With the winter months upon you, you are most likely prepping to stay huddled up in your home during many of your free hours. Gone are the afternoons resting in a hammock in the backyard or sitting in your three-season porch. Instead, your home is now your perfect hangout, especially if you have these five cozy and comfortable amenities at your disposal.…

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Added by Kara Masterson on January 6, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Well, Well, Well: What You Can Do to Improve Your Cabin’s Plumbing

Spending time in your cabin should be a relaxing, enjoyable experience. However, if you have to regularly deal with water issues in your cabin, you may find this experience to be stressful and even uncomfortable. There are many issues that you could face in your cabin, such as poor water quality, insufficient water supply and more. These are a few of the possible…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 5, 2018 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Interested in Investments? 4 Reasons to Look into Real Estate

There are many choices for investments these days. Some of them like Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies seem rather speculative and have a questionable future. With so many choices, it may be confusing for you to settle on which kinds of investments to make part of your portfolio. However, there is one standby that almost always manages to perform rather well. That investment is real estate. Below are four reasons why investigating real estate as a possible investment is worth your…

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Added by Kara Masterson on January 5, 2018 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Fruit Bar Slot Review

 

Game slot Fruit Bar from the game producer Riverslot uses a fruit theme, which at all times is very popular among fans of gambling. The slot machine will provide gamers with a great opportunity to feel the summer mood at any time of the year. Now move to a tropical island and it was quite easy to spend your free time thanks to the Fruit Bar. Play Fruit Bar at these online instant…

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Added by Beth Patterson on January 4, 2018 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Top Benefits of a Mountain Holiday

It is a perfect time to disconnect form the busy city life and go to a short trip in the mountains. A mountain holiday is just perfect for connecting with nature, breathing clean and fresh air and enjoying the fascinating scenery. You can book a hotel room, or rent a comfy cabin and enjoy a pleasant holiday at any time of the year.…

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Added by Silvia Watson on January 4, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

5 Home Repairs to Better Secure Your House This Winter

Protecting your home from the winter is essential to safeguard the investment you have in your house. Winter, in many regions, brings potential damage from ice, water leaks through melting snow, and severe winds. While these issues can present problems, taking a few…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 3, 2018 at 2:39pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Keep Your Heat in and High Utility Bills Out

The holiday season may be the best time of the year for many people, but they’re also usually the coldest, and that can lead to some expensive heating bills. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can stop heat from escaping your home and keep that bill more manageable. Here are three helpful tips on keeping heat in.

 

Check the Insulation

Your home…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on December 29, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

4 Ways to Save Money on Your Cabin’s Utilities

As time passes, inflation and national and global events increase costs at home, especially the costs of electric, water, telecommunication and other public utility services. Many homeowners fail to realize that to save the most money possible on home utilities they need to do…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 28, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Colorado has the hottest real-estate market, here’s why.

Colorado is one of the most beautiful states in America, this means that it also has one of the hottest real-estate market. Homes can go for several million dollars yet they are still selling like hot cakes. This is because, some people are looking to retire and purchase a home in this state while others are investing in the real estate market. Regardless, now is the best time to start looking for…

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Added by Vantegic Real Estate on December 27, 2017 at 1:22pm — No Comments

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