News about log cabins, summerhouses, garden garages

  • Inspiring Tips To Spruce Up Your Garden House Front Porch

    The porch is a relaxing space in the home. It is where you sit and watch the sun go down as you take in the orange that takes over the sky at sunset. It is where you first meet your guests as you invite them in for a cup of tea. This is the spot where you stand as you wave goodbye to your loved ones. You spend a lot of time there, and you have probably noticed that it needs some work. It could be that the paint is peeling off. Maybe the look is now old, and you need something fresh to match with the interior décor. Porches in residential log cabins are easy to work on, as most efforts will fall in line with nature. And the good thing is that the work will not cost you much, and it can work for any home. Here’s how: Drapes This idea might seem a bit off. After all, the porch should be i... (More)
  • 8 Mistakes People Make When Renovating A Bathroom

    Homes are important spaces. Whether you are working from home or dashing in at the end of a long workday, this space should make you feel calm. You want to feel comfortable and happy in your home, and to do this you may need to make many changes. From buying portraits to remodelling the kitchen, there is a lot you can do to achieve that perfect finish. With log homes, you want the bathroom to feel as welcoming as the wood on your porch. The only way to do this is to renovate the space and make it look and feel the way you desire. Isn’t that so? But wait, before you decide on a design and start working on achieving it, there is something you should know. Many people have been down this road, and they have scary stories to tell. You can avoid being part of the statistics by learning from ... (More)
  • Open Your Living Area with Large Windows

    Lighting is an essential aspect of any space, be it a home, restaurant or office. It gets better if the light is natural and can bounce off several surfaces, making the room feel brighter and bigger. With summer houses, this should not be a problem as these houses feature large windows that welcome light into the interior with open arms. The large windows open you up to a world of untold possibilities when it comes to decorating. For one, you have a full view of what is on the outside. You can stand and stare at the sky as you sip on coffee while bathing in the natural light. Secondly, you do not have to work on the interior much as the focus will be on the view. It would be best if you went with a minimal look that will not take away from the beauty of the outdoors. If you have large win... (More)
  • 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)
  • Monte Carlo Rally Finish: After A Dramatic Battle Quick Garden Team (Pineca Group) Took First Place In Its Class

    Karolis Raišys and Quick Garden team (Pineca Group) finished the historic Monte Carlo Rally. Pineca team won another championship cup and brought it from Monaco to Lithuania. In the oldest car class Lithuanian racer Karolis Raišys and Latvian co-driver Ilya Zakman took first place after a tense battle, remaining 9th overall. The team drove in a Jaguar XK150 made in 1958. During the last two and technically very difficult night speeds, Quick Garden team from Lithuania managed to win almost 40 positions and in the overall Monte Carlo... (More)
  • 8 Home Sauna Ideas and Tips From Designers

    Saunas came into being about twenty centuries ago and since then they have been a popular addition to homes. You will find them in wooden homes as well as traditional homes, serving one purpose: relaxation. When these spaces first came into being they were seen as a means to stay warm in the cold months. They also served as bathing spaces. As time went by, people discovered that using saunas had healing benefits for the mind and the body. For you to get the most out of the sauna here are some tips you need to keep in mind. Pre-Made Versus Homemade How would you like a sauna installed in your home? Some people want saunas to come to them already assembled. In this case, you can use the sauna immediately after it arrives at your doorstep. Others prefer to get a kit that they can assemble a... (More)
  • 10 Tips For Creating A Comfortable Bathroom

    What does your bathroom say about you? You may not know this but a bathroom accounts for a significant percentage of your home’s design? All the rooms could be top-notch but if the bathroom is not comfortable, inviting and elegant, you lose a lot of marks. So how then can you ensure that you are winning on all fronts? Well, here are some ideas that work in log homes and traditional houses alike: 1. Choose A Presentable Layout With layouts, it is all about space. You could find that your bathroom is too small to accommodate an extensive plan. All you need to do is work with what you have. For a family bathroom, you need a bath and a shower to add to the variety. You could also separate the bathroom from the water closet to add to the privacy of the room. Where you do not have much space,... (More)
  • Quick Garden Team (Pineca Group) Will Attend The Historic Monte Carlo Rally

    Quick Garden team (Pineca Group) with racers Karolis Raišis and Ilya Zakman will participate in the historic Monte Carlo rally that will start in February. Quick Garden team will be driving Jaguar XK150, which was made in 1958. For the first time, the team will compete not only in the individual but also in the team standings. The Monte Carlo rally will start on January 31st and our team will be the first at the finish line because they won first place in its class at last year's rally. This year the team will try to reach first place in absolute classification. The Lithuanian and Latvian team will start the rally from the German city of Bad Homburg and will have to finish more than 2700 kilometres in five days to finish in Monaco. It is important to highlight that the Quick Garden team ... (More)
  • 4 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Cold Weather

    Residential log cabins require maintenance practices, more so as the colder weather approaches. Not caring for them leaves them vulnerable to the weather conditions. And this, in turn, threatens their longevity. You would spend much more time and money in restoring a home than protecting it. It is thus best to work on your home as from fall in preparation for the cold months. And here are ways in which you can achieve this: Check Your HVAC System Most HVAC systems will last you anything between twelve and fifteen years. The period of service will depend on how well you care for the system while it is in use. It also depends on the quality of the system as some have better builds than others. If you have a high-quality system and you adhere to the care guidelines, it could last two decades... (More)
  • 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)

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