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  • How Do I Keep My Living Room Attractive?

    Which room is the most important to you? For most people, it is the kitchen, with the living room a close second. The kitchen is the heart of the home, while the living room is the soul. People gather here, get into lengthy conversations, chat about books, watch movies, catch up and laze by the fire. It is probably the first thing that people see when walking into the house, depending on your design. It is thus a valuable space, one that you cannot avoid and one that you hold dear to your heart. With many activities taking place in the living room, it follows that this room should be attractive. With wooden summer houses, most of the work is already in place. After all, you have light streaming in from the outdoors to the interior. And lighting is one of the most luxurious ways of beautif... (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)
  • 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)
  • Home Garden: Things Everyone Needs to Know

    Tending a home garden is an enjoyable pastime enjoyed by many around the world. It provides a sense of autonomy, as well as delicious fruits, veggies, and herbs! Do you want to start your own garden at home? Here is our list of things everyone needs to know. 11 Tips for Your Very Own Home Garden Tip #1: Know Your Plant’s Personality What does your plant need? Before doing anything, it’s important to research the conditions under which your favourite vegetable grows! Just as important, make sure you can meet these conditions! If you don’t, you will most likely end up with disappointing results. Tip #2: Sunlight is Necessary The key is knowing how much sun your plants need, and how much you can give. This usually depends on the time of year, position of your home, and placement of you... (More)
  • Trees Near A Log Cabin - The Things You Need To Know

    A log cabin adds natural beauty to your outdoors and trees help you enhance this aesthetic. Knowing what trees are ideal for planting near a log cabin and where to place them affects how well the trees blend in with your home. If well done, not only will the result be a breathtaking landscape, you will also add value to your cabin. Additionally, trees provide shade for those days when the temperatures get uncomfortably high. They also offer privacy, allowing you to enjoy your outdoors without fear that someone could be watching you. Furthermore, they serve to break the speed of the wind, thus minimizing the adverse effects of strong winds on log cabins. Birds too will flock to your outdoors in numbers, and if you enjoy bird-watching, you can do so from the comfort of your own home. How be... (More)
  • Six Tips On How To Prepare Your Garden Lawn For Spring

    Why do you need to prepare your garden lawn for spring? For one, it reduces the amount of time, energy and money that you spend on your yard in the coming months. Secondly, you get to enjoy a beautiful lawn for a considerable period without the need for maintenance. Thus, if you have been wondering how to prepare your garden lawn for spring, here are some tips that are sure to come in handy. Let’s start with the good news. You may find that there is little you need to do when it comes to preparation, owing to the excellent state of your lawn. In this case, you are sure to have to have an easy time. Also, you may find that you can delay some of the listed processes without damaging your lawn. For this reason, be sure to keep an open mind as you decide what you need. Raking It seems like ... (More)
  • Wooden Ornaments For The Home

    This is the perfect time of year to begin making wooden ornaments to hang around your home. These could be put on the tree, hung from the fireplace, or included in a wreath. In fact, there is nothing to limit you besides your imagination! Our 3 Favourite Wooden Ornaments Wooden Frame Ornaments This is one of the easiest on the list, making it perfect for children and adults. Making a wooden picture frame as an ornament is a touching gift or stocking filler. Who doesn’t like receiving photos of themselves and their loved ones? Materials   * Acrylic paint   * Paint brushes   * Photo(s)   * Bells for jingling   * Ribbon   * Mod podge (or glue)   * Eye hooks   * Wooden plaques (you can find these at any craft store, and even supercenters) Instructions 1. Choose a festive paint colou... (More)
  • Famous Gardens Everyone Needs to See

    There are a huge number of beautiful gardens across the globe from which gardeners can get inspiration on what to plant. Here we present some of these famous gardens. Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Why? Do you have an interest in rock gardening? Well, this Denver botanic gardens stands out for its take on this concept, and for which it has received international recognition. It is thus a great way to explore this concept as you look into ways in which you could incorporate it into your backyard. Features Many people brush off the idea of planting crops in their yards on the basis that they have too many rocks. This garden seeks to do away with such notions by having more than two thousand species growing on an average five hundred tons of rock. One would think that this was not possible... (More)
  • Insulated Log Cabin – Things to Consider When Buying

    An insulated log cabin is a comfortable place to live in. You can enjoy an energy efficient wooden home if you make sure that the insulation system in your cabin is fully functional. There are important things to know and consider if you want to insulate your log house to enjoy the benefits of cabin living. Facts about Insulated Log Cabins Heat loss is one of the primary problems you need to deal with if the insulation level of your log house is less than what the minimum requirement is. Log home builders usually apply and install the recommended insulation at the time of the cabin’s construction. However, you need to make some upgrades if you really want an effectively insulated log cabin. The walls and ceilings are the points of the house where heat is usually lost or the air seeps in... (More)
  • Quick Garden blogs - an inspiration to others

    Our blog section is being updated constantly with various tips on the maintenance of wooden structures as well as it's surroundings. As our blogs attract a lot of daily readers, so it happens that one of our readers is Jess from Jen Reviews! She has read our article on main points you should remember when buying things for your BBQ hut and got so inspired that she wrote her own post on how to choose a decent grill! It is loaded with practical tips and a... (More)

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