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  • 6 Ways To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

    Global warming, climate change, you have heard it over and over again. And each time you watch a documentary on the environment, you feel the urge to do something. Maybe you are planting trees in the neighbourhood or taking part in walks to raise awareness. Perhaps you want to do something but cannot seem to find enough time to do so. Well, the thing is most people want to act now, but their schedules keep them from having a positive impact the environment. If you want to make a change, you can do so by making some amends to your home. And yes, this also applies to log homes. Here is what people are doing to help the environment from the comfort of their homes: 1. Buy Eco-Friendly Furniture When buying furnishings for homes, most people lean towards the best price they can find on the mar... (More)
  • What Style To Choose In The Garden House?

    Log cabins are beautiful, regardless of their style. They are warm spaces that feel inviting, both inside and outside. For some people, the rustic design is the main feature. It is a style that has been in place since time immemorial, and one that continues to delight the eyes. Others choose to go modern when decorating their spaces. Modern looks retain the welcoming nature of these spaces while enabling them to look fresh. Whichever style you choose, the space will feel comfortable if you get the elements right. Rustic Style Some people refer to this style as classic, traditional, vintage, or farmhouse. All these names refer to a style with a long history, reaching back many centuries. It dates back to the days of the early settlers who designed their farmhouses with simplistic décor. T... (More)
  • Garden House Living Room Plan

    Creating a layout for log cabins is an easy process with some steps in place. And no, it is not only about coming up with pictures of seats and putting these together. But instead, it is a process of deciding what you would want in the space and planning for it. In this way, you can come up with a practical yet visually appealing living room. If the layout goes hand in hand with the décor, you will end up with a beautiful space. But if the décor doesn’t fit into the space owing to lack of functionality, you will face many challenges. Let’s start with the definition of a living room. What is it to you? It goes by many names. To some people, it is a lounge room, to others, it is a family room, while to others it is a gathering place. The layout of the room should be in line with the p... (More)
  • How To Choose The Best Stone Countertop In The Kitchen

    The kitchen is the heart of the home and this is something most people have come to accept. From breakfast to brunch to lunch to evening snacks through to dinner, it is a busy space. And when you have an island kitchen this is a place to converge, chat, share and interact with your loved ones. This space has memories and tons of stories tied to it. And it thus holds that it should look as unique as it feels. One way to enhance the look of kitchens in wooden houses is through the use of countertops. While wooden countertops are often great for use in wooden houses, there are tons of stone options that could catch your eye. When choosing a countertop, the large variety of choices on offer can be unsettling. There are tons of materials available in varying colours. And when you are not worki... (More)
  • Outdoor vs. Indoor Home Sauna - Which One to Choose

    Using saunas has proven to be beneficial for both mental and physical health. Thus, having one in your home would go a long way to improving your well-being. When it comes to garden rooms, having an outdoor sauna feels like a great idea. But how do you choose between being out in nature and installing a sauna in your home? Here are some of the things you should consider: Outdoor Saunas Garden rooms are visually appealing as they add to the feeling of being out in nature. Large windows that pour light into the interior and floorboards all around you; what could be more at one with nature than that? Then add a sauna, and you can enhance your outdoor experience like never before. Should you add a sauna, though? Well, there are benefits to this. Advantages For one, you can relax outside in na... (More)
  • DIY A Faux Fireplace In Your Wooden House Bedroom

    What is the thing that everyone feels about residential log cabins other than their oneness with nature? They are cosy and in a good way. Walking into one feels like home, more so on those cold winter months. And having a fireplace in sight adds to their beauty. It brings everything together while ensuring that the natural flow does not come to a stop. Fireplaces are not only for the lounge but also for the bedroom. They add an aspect of comfort, and you can envision watching embers from flames lighting up your room. While having a fireplace in the bedroom may not be practical, you can create the illusion of one in a few simple steps. It will add to the cosiness of the space and will help you work on your DIY skills. And with the way the world is heading, these skills will be a must-have ... (More)
  • The Best Tips for Green Gardening

    We may not always think about our impact on the environment. But the truth is that anything we do affects our surroundings. Gardening may look like a great way to preserve the environment; after all, it is all about being at peace with nature. However, that is not the case, any gardening you do, whether outside or in gardens sheds, will affect the environment. That is why green gardening has become so crucial over the years. As people seek to conserve resources and preserve this world for future generations, here are some tips they have adopted: Embrace Simplicity As you start gardening, the joy of being around so many beautiful plants can overwhelm you. It is common for beginners to go all out and have all sorts of plants in their gardens. The downside to this is that they require a lot ... (More)
  • 5 Ways To Freshen Up Your Home

    Most people tend to leave their cleaning until spring, hence the term spring cleaning. And with the continued decluttering processes over the years, homes can smell as good as they did when new. Residential log cabins are not left out in this process as they, too, need some work done in order to maintain their appeal. You can clear out your storage space to see what you should keep and what needs to go. A thorough cleaning of the house will also go a long way in keeping it fresh. And here are some other ideas which you could incorporate in this process: Use Scents Scents are great for homes. Not only do they make them smell fresh, but they can also trigger nostalgic memories. Studies show that different smells work for various purposes. Suppose you have been feeling low, citrus scents can... (More)
  • These Pots And Planters Will Spruce Up Your House Patio In Seconds

    Residential log cabins are beautiful on their own but you can add a touch of style to these spaces, more so in the patio area. You can do this by incorporating pots and planters in these spaces. You can get these from the store, where there are sure to be tons of options. While this is a feasible option, you will probably end up with something similar to that of your neighbor. A good idea would be to repurpose the materials around you. Here, you would hit two birds with one stone. One, you would add to the beauty of your space. And two, you would create something unique and one in line with environmental conservation. Here are some exciting ideas on this issue: Chair Planter Do you have old chairs lying around? Rather than take them apart and use the wood for other things, you can use the... (More)
  • How To Protect A Wooden House From Thieves

    According to statistics, at least two million burglaries take place in the United Kingdom each year. With an average of two thousand dollars lost in each occurrence, it is evident that this is a huge problem. And theft does not only take place in the UK but rather, it is extremely widespread. Nobody is safe, be it conventional homes or residential log cabins. You may feel that you are safe as you live in a relatively safe neighborhood but there is no such thing as safe as you could be the one that gets hit each year out of the possible thousands. So instead of hoping that you will not be a target, here are some measures you can take to protect yourself against thieves. Don’t Be the Target This step may feel ambiguous. After all, how can you avoid theft when everybody is a target? Well, ... (More)

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