Information for owners of residential cabins

Before you think about owning a log house there is some information you should know. The features of wood, the construction of log houses, benefits and disadvantages, maintenance, renovation, pest control and log home quality assurance are only a few factors that you should know. All information and useful tips provided here, will answer most questions that owners of log houses have. Now everything you need can be found on our website.

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 13 Best Bathroom Plants That Will Thrive in High Humidity

    People have plants in their log houses for different reasons. For some, it is all about keeping the air clean. For others, their interest lies in having beautiful arrangements to add to the aesthetics of their homes. Whether you want to eliminate toxins in your home or add to the liveliness of the space, there is no denying that plants are a welcome feature. Did you know that having plants in your bathroom is a great way to enhance the air quality in this space? And the good news is that there are plants that can survive these humid conditions with ease. Regardless of the conditions of your bathroom, you can have plants adorning the space. And yes, this also works where the room is dark and devoid of windows. Plus, even where you are bad at maintaining plants, some of these species are ha... (More)
  • Bathroom Wallpaper Ideas That Will Inspire You to be Bold

    You spend a lot of time in the bathroom. On average, you will spend an hour in the bathroom each day, which amounts to about thirty hours each month. And that is for the people who dash in, take a quick shower and leave. This time increases for people who spend time checking their makeup, dancing in front of the mirror and other such things. It is thus evident that bathrooms are essentials spaces in wooden houses. For this reason, you should make some changes to their designs to make them more appealing. There are many ways in which you can achieve a new look for these spaces, one of which is the use of wallpapers. Over time, these attractions have proven to be gems when it comes to decorating bathrooms. For one, they add color to the spaces, livening them up. Secondly, they add to the ae... (More)
  • Customer James's residential cabin

    The golden goal is pleasing your client, but to get a client that is ecstatic with the product is fabulous. Cabins can make a huge different to people’s spaces and the way this allows them to enjoy their life, but choosing the right one is essential. James came to us with a few ideas about what he wanted from his cabin; he wanted to use it year-round and have two storeys. These were concerning him as he wasn’t sure that a wooden building could be used other than for a few months in the summer and he was worried about planning permission. These fears almost put him off completely. However, we were able to put his fears to rest pretty quickly. As with many of our two storey cabins, they comply with all required building regulations already. This meant that James could have a great choice... (More)
  • How To Decorate A Residential Cabin With Flowers

    Installing a residential cabin is a great way to be at one with nature as you take in the raw beauty that surrounds you. From the birds chirping in the trees to the expansive grounds sprawling around you, all the way to the clean air that envelops you, there is a lot to love about these settings. Over time, people have embraced decorating these spaces to make them more impressive, and this comes with many advantages. Not only does the cabin become more aesthetically pleasing, you also get to enjoy beauty and nature indoors. And the great thing about flowers is that they do not interrupt the natural beauty that is in play as they work to add to it. Flowers infuse your space with colour, and you can experiment with them to match your chosen style as you enjoy their natural scents. Here is h... (More)

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