Tips and tricks about log cabins

  • Top 5 Mistakes When Building Your Log Cabin Foundation

    Have you ever heard someone saying “You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation” or “You are as solid as what you build on”? The word “foundation” is used so very often metaphorically but such sayings come from literal facts. The foundation really is the most important part of the building. This is why we want to tell you more about log cabins foundations. We have already discussed types of log cabins foundations and some finishing details. However, we also want to cover the most common mistakes when building a foundation for your log cabin. One little slip could affect your future log cabin very negatively, cause structural or even respiratory problems. Having a lot of experience with log cabins, we want to share some tips and maybe help you avoid making these mist... (More)
  • How To Increase Bathroom Storage Space

    Many people complain that they lack adequate bathroom storage space in their log cabins. While your bathroom may be smaller than your needs call for, you can always create more room. It all comes down to organising the space and making some changes to the hardware in place. Use everything you have in the room to your advantage. And while you’re at it, be sure to avoid cluttering the space such that it feels busy. How can you do this? Well, below are some of the steps you can take to increase your storage space. Step One: Arrange the Cabinet Space More often than not, people lose small items in the bathroom cabinets. They end up spending a lot of time looking for these items, and this can leave them frustrated. Also, small items often make a cabinet look disorganised and are hard to reac... (More)
  • Small Dining Room Ideas to Make the Most of Your Space

    Suppose you have everything you want in place in your home. The living room has adequate light, the bathroom has enough storage space, and the garden has never looked better. But there is a catch ‒ the dining room is small, and you are not sure how to use it. It could also be that you do not have a dining area and have to carve out some space from the living room or kitchen. Well, the truth is that many log cabins and conventional homes have small dining rooms, which means that you are not alone in this. And no, the small space does not limit the potential of this room, but rather it opens you up to other possibilities. You can still have a stylish space where you can enjoy your meals and snacks. And yes, you can host people here with a few tweaks here and there. Let’s get started: Ge... (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)
  • Log Cabin Manufacturing Process – Everything You Need to Know

    A log cabin can be your primary residence or a recreational building, depending on what you intend to do with your investment. Log homes are traditional housing options with their share of inherent strengths and shortfalls. A log house is a good insulator, but it is also prone to cracking, shifting, shrinking, and checking. Wooden structures can be expensive or affordable, depending on various factors such as the quality of materials, the length of the log cabin manufacturing process, and additional treatments and features. Know the Log Cabin Manufacturing Process The ultimate in log house living allows you to enjoy a hassle-free and healthier lifestyle while enjoying the midst of nature. Learn the step-by-step log cabin manufacturing process to have an informed view of your investment: S... (More)
  • Eco-Friendly Buildings – Log Cabin Positive Features

    A garden log cabin is one of the most popular options when choosing a residential or vacation home. Log houses have enjoyed a long history since their discovery centuries ago in Scandinavia and other parts of Europe. One of the benefits of choosing a log house for your residential or secondary home is that it is an eco-friendly building. Individuals that want to enjoy an environment-friendly kind of lifestyle choose to live in wood or timber houses and this lifestyle suits them well. Why is a Log Cabin an Eco-Friendly Building? Log homes have a positive impact on the environment on top of the fact that this type of building gives you a comfortable and healthy place of abode in the midst of nature. The main material for a log cabin construction is wood, which has a positive impact, especia... (More)
  • Things You Need to Know about When Living Green in a Log Cabin

    Living in a log cabin is the best decision you could ever make, especially if you want to have an eco-friendly lifestyle. Green living makes you healthier and allows you to reduce your carbon footprint significantly. Living in a wooden log cabin is one of the most popular options among individuals across age groups and economic status. You can be a young professional but can still choose to live in a log home if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle, along with the pollution, of urban living. Things to Know about Log Cabin and Green Living A wooden building that you can make your residential home provides a unique and healthy place of abode that you can enjoy unlike any other type of building. Check out the important things you need to know about living in a log cabin and enjoying a gre... (More)
  • 5 Ways to Use Alternative Energy in Your Log Cabin

    Powering your log cabin using renewable alternative energy is a daunting challenge but it could offer you countless rewards if you successfully reach your goals. Technological advancements make it possible to use alternative energy to power up your log home and help you save on your utility bills. Renewable energy resources are eco-friendly because you do not use fossil fuel and other resources that cannot be easily replenished. Five Ways to Use Renewable Log Cabin Energy Limited resources that generate power dramatically hurt the environment and take their toll on nature over time. Replacing these limited resources with renewable alternative ones is the best way to protect the environment and reduce your carbon footprint. There are five effective ways how you can actually use alternative... (More)
  • Building a Log Cabin in Autumn? Follow These Tips!

    Many people ask whether autumn is the perfect time to build a log cabin; the success of your log house investment depends on several factors and choosing the right time of year for its construction makes all the difference. Why would you choose autumn to build or buy a timber cabin instead of winter, summer or spring? There are many debates regarding the best time for a log cabin investment but every expert agrees that timing is everything in the log construction industry. Thus, if you want to multiply your return on your investment and increase your chances of enjoying a hassle-free and smooth log home construction, make sure you know the tips when building a log house in autumn. Helpful Tips in Building a Log Cabin in Autumn Making a good log cabin investment does not take a rocket scie... (More)
  • How to Take Care of your Log Cabins’ Rainwater Pipes in Autumn

    Rainwater pipes are important features in log cabins; timber structures are prone to the elements such as water and moisture, resulting in rotting and similar damages. High-quality rainwater pipes and gutter systems for your log home offer years of durable service, but there is also a need for regular inspection as well as routine maintenance. You need to keep your rainwater pipes in top shape and the best time to take care of these features is during autumn. How to Take Care of Rainwater Pipes for Log Cabins The first step to taking care of the rainwater pipes and gutter systems in log cabins is regular inspection. You can periodically check these features yourself or you can hire a professional to do the job. It helps to find a service provider that specializes in this particular field ... (More)

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