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Bear’s Den Log Homes Named Honest Abe Log Homes Dealer of the Year

Bear’s Den Log Homes was recognized as Dealer of the Year during the recent Honest Abe Log Homes 2018 National Dealer Conference. Owned by Rodger and Darlene Dawson, who have been dealers since 2006, Bear’s Den Log Homes also earned honors as the Top Performing Dealership in 2010 and…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 30, 2018 at 9:28am — No Comments

Opting for Concrete Floor Grinding

Concrete grinding is one apt way to restore the existing floor and level it. The number of homeowners and business opting for this concrete grinding is increasing with the passing of time. There are multiple companies offering their services for this concrete grinding and you need to make a choice only after considering the reputation and the experience. This can be a guarantee for quality service provided.  After installing the concrete floor, you need to run the…

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Added by Silvia Watson on January 30, 2018 at 6:12am — No Comments

4 Cleaning Hacks to Keep Your House Spotless

House cleaning is not at the top of most people’s lists of favorite things to do with their spare time. Even organized people who love to tidy up rooms may shy away from the heavy cleaning tasks, such as scrubbing rings out of toilet and showers. Here are some of the best house hacks for…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 30, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments

Home Makeover: 5 Reasons to Consider Installing New Windows

If you are thinking about updating your home, you might have a lot of ideas in mind. Even though you might have thought about hiring a painting crew to come in and paint your walls or a flooring crew to come in and install flooring, one remodeling project that you…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 29, 2018 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Pristine Landscape: 4 Ways to Spruce Up Your Home's Yard

The use of outdoor areas on home property has become more important in recent years. These areas are used in a variety of ways, to provide recreational space for children to play, for entertaining of guests and for relaxing after a busy week. Improving your yard space allows you…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 29, 2018 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Smart Home: Stunning Features in Modern-day Architecture

The modern architectural and design style is quickly becoming the go-to choice for anyone looking to buy or build a new home. Modern architecture is popular because its minimalistic style creates uniquely beautiful homes that are also extremely practical. These are the four…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 26, 2018 at 5:14pm — No Comments

4 HVAC Maintenance Tips to Consider as Seasons Change

Maintaining your home’s HVAC system doesn’t need to be an expensive or time-consuming project. As long as you carefully inspect and service the system once every few months, you should be able to avoid severe damage and unexpected breakdowns. Here are four seasonal…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 26, 2018 at 4:10pm — No Comments

deck furniture

I am looking for information concerning the deck chairs shown on page 75 of the latest Log Home Living Magazine.  They look like they are brown framed wicker resin??  

We are in search of replacing our deck furniture and I think they would be perfect on our Log Home deck.

If anyone can help me in this quest, I would be appreciative!!

thank you

Added by grace frericks on January 25, 2018 at 6:53pm — No Comments

How to Manage the Plumbing System in a Cabin

There’s nothing like being able to get away to your own little piece of the great outdoors and spending a few days in your very own cabin. Cabins provide a quiet retreat and a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Since you don’t want to be spending your time…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 24, 2018 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Are You a Collector? How to Properly Display Collectables at Home

Collectors are understandably very protective of their pieces, because they often hold sentimental value and can be very expensive. On the other hand, you also want guests to be able to see your collection in all its splendor. If you are a collector, follow these tips to…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 24, 2018 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Online Slots vs. Land-Based Slots

As slots have started out three-reel mechanical games to video an internet-based slots, where we've altered too.

Land-based casino remain big business, drawing countless players every single day. Millions more play online on their own computers and cellular devices, turning slots right…

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Added by Shanon Stevenson on January 24, 2018 at 1:11pm — No Comments

4 Unseen Things in Your Cabin That Also Need Maintenance

Two general mindsets typically exist regarding log cabins. Many people purchase their first log cabin never realizing that cabins have their own unique set of issues that are far different from those of a typical suburban home.

Other people stay far away from log…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 22, 2018 at 11:57am — No Comments

How to Use Instagram to Increase Your Email Subscriber List

The excitement with social media has, unfortunately, cast a shadow over email marketing with many marketers perceiving it to be very dated and overused. The fact is that even today with competition from so many quarters email marketing remains the best online marketing channel as far as return on investment is…

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Added by Harris Scott on January 20, 2018 at 3:24am — No Comments

3 Home Features that Should be Part of Your Dream House

You are in the market for a new home and are seeking a house that has everything that your existing one may not have. You know exactly what your family needs in a residence and will not stop looking until you get exactly what you need and desire. Your wish list may include the following:

 

Storage

Many homes do not come equipped with…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 19, 2018 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Home on the Water? A Few Additions to Consider

When you have a new waterfront property, you can increase it value by making several additions. Here are some ways to improve your waterfront home.

Add an Enclosed Patio

One of the best ways to enjoy your waterfront home is by adding an enclosed patio to the back of the building. With window screens and windowpanes, you can enjoy natural sunlight or breezes while avoiding bites from flying insects. Contact a contractor to plan a customized enclosed…

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Added by Kara Masterson on January 19, 2018 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Home on the Water? A Few Additions to Consider

When you have a new waterfront property, you can increase it value by making several additions. Here are some ways to improve your waterfront home.

Add an Enclosed Patio

One of the best ways to enjoy your waterfront home is by adding an enclosed patio to the back of the building. With window screens and windowpanes, you can enjoy natural sunlight or breezes while avoiding bites from flying insects. Contact a contractor to plan a customized enclosed patio that meets your…

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Added by Kara Masterson on January 19, 2018 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Tapping into Better H2O: Why Your Home Needs a Water Purification System

Many homeowners believe that the drinking water they receive is already in perfect drinking condition. However, the reality is that your drinking water may still contain trace amount of contaminants, and many of the minerals used by water treatment plants…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 19, 2018 at 4:04pm — No Comments

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!

Click here to join.

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

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