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For many people, log homes conjure feelings of peace, relaxation and nature. A residence constructed out of tree logs has a rustic quality with rugged imperfections. This natural-style living appeals to those who want a bit more character and are willing to take on the challenge of a DIY project. Continue reading
Have you ever thought about rainwater harvesting at your log cabin? It’s a great way to be environmentally conscious without a whole lot of effort.
Whether your log cabin kit was built as a vacation spot or a year round residence, you need a hobby while there to lead a balanced life. Hobbies are stress reducers, provide entertainment and offer opportunities to spend time with family and friends. Here are some inexpensive hobbies for people of all ages. Continue reading
Herb gardens date back to ancient civilizations where herbs were used for medicinal purposes, seasoning and fragrance. Egyptian schools of herbalists existed thousands of years ago. Herbs are mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible. Pioneers had herb gardens next to their log cabins when they settled in early America. So should you. Continue reading
One of the most important decisions you make in building your log cabin is the foundation selection. According to The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterACHI) the purpose of a foundation is to “transfer the load of a structure to the earth and resist loads imposed by the earth.” Several factors impact your foundation decision including climate, geography, water tables, topography, properties of the soil, local code requirements, personal preference and budget. Continue reading
Whether your log cabin is your year round residence or a seasonal retreat, you want it to be secure. Burglars are looking for easy access. They want to be undetected and in and out as quickly as possible. The average burglar is male, under 25 and targets areas within a few miles of his home. Continue reading
Ashland Scenic Camping Resort (Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, West Virginia)
If you’re an ATV or dirt bike enthusiast, this is the campground for you. Located on 1600 acres of private forest, there are miles and miles of trails to explore. After a day of riding, you can unwind in a cabin with all of the comforts of home.
Americans have a lot of stuff.
A billion dollar industry has been created so we have a place to keep our belongings. Whether you live in a log cabin mansion or a tiny house constructed from a log cabin kit, you can have storage issues. Try some of the following suggestions to help organize your log cabin. Continue reading
The first thing most people think about when asked about roofing is plain old asphalt shingles. They are the most common choice in the United States. To a log cabin lover, asphalt shingles are about as exciting as vinyl siding. Continue reading