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  • 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)
  • How To Grow Flowers Garden In A Small Space

    Space is getting harder to come by as land prices soar. As such, people have had to become creative in the way they use what is available to them. Wooden sheds are one way in which you can curb this shortage. They not only enhance the look of your outdoors, they also provide you with extra space. And when you wish to garden, you can use these spaces for this purpose. Here, you can regulate the conditions in which your flowers grow, ensuring that they thrive. Plus, you can use the exterior of the sheds to garden, thus enhancing the look of your outdoors. No matter what you are working with, there is a way to make the most out of it. Here are some great ideas in this regard: Take Stock It is always best to start with a good idea as to what you have working in your favor. Suppose you plan on... (More)
  • Aloe Vera Plant Care – How to Grow an Aloe Plant

    Aloe Vera has healing properties, and owing to this it has become very popular. Plus, it looks good and is sure to enhance the beauty of your home. It also helps that growing this plant is easy. As long as you cater to its water and sunlight needs, you can expect a healthy plant. These plants do best in hot climates and having them in wooden sheds enables you to mimic such conditions. Where you live in a warm area, you can have the plants in the outdoors. With most succulents, you find that propagation takes place by way of leaf cuttings. But with aloe, this is not the case. Instead, you need young clone plants from an adult plant for the propagation. How you handle the young plants will determine how successful the planting process will be. Let’s get started on this rewarding journey. ... (More)
  • The Best Tropical Plants You Can Grow Indoors

    Over time, there has been a reduction in the space available to people. This change has seen people move their plants to the indoors in a bid to keep up with the emerging trends. In so doing, they can regulate the conditions in which the plants grow. Plus, they enhance the look of their homes and purify the air. Log houses are some of the places where people have laid emphasis on indoor planting. There is something about the beauty of wood merging with that of plants. It creates a perfect setting which is at one with nature. To get the most out of indoor planting, you need to get unique plants that will up the aesthetic feel of your home. Also, you should consider the ease of growing said plants and whether you are up to the task. If growing plants indoors is something you would like to do... (More)
  • Designing a Sunroom - With Style

    Sunrooms are radiant spaces in which you can relax. As they are, they are adequate, but adding something extra can turn your space that is okay into something worth a second look. You can do so by having furniture in the room or changing the color. Anything that you do should aim at making your space look better and be more comfortable. Plus, you could extend the uses of this space to get more out of it. Let us look at how you can improve sunrooms in log houses: New Furniture Chairs Sunrooms are ideal places to relax, catch one’s breath, and have chats with your loved ones. As such, they should have furniture designed to accommodate such an environment. When getting chairs, get those in which you can sit for long hours without tiring. The placement of the chairs is also essential. Supp... (More)

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