Buying land is the first (and often most important) step in building your dream cabin. However, it comes as no surprise that buying land isn’t an easy purchase to make. There are many things to think about when buying land for your cabin.
There isn’t much else that compares to the comfort and coziness of a fireplace. Adding a fireplace to your log cabin can really take it to the next level in terms of design and ambiance. However, when it comes to choosing a log cabin fireplace, there are a couple of different options. Keep reading for […]
So, you’ve decided to take it upon yourself to build your own fire pit, but you’re not sure where to start. Does this sound like you? If so, keep reading! We know that building a fire pit on your own can seem like a daunting task, so we’ve put together a list of some pointers […]
Do you like the idea of living away from the hustle and bustle of a city? Have you ever wanted to embrace a more minimalist lifestyle and spend money only on necessities? If so, off the grid living may be for you, and a log cabin is a great place to start. Keep reading to […]
We all know how easy it is for false information to travel with all the social media available. When it comes to log cabins and homes, there are quite a few misconceptions floating around, and it’s sometimes difficult to distinguish myth from fact. So, we’ve decided to come up with a list of some common […]
As a cabin owner, you can probably imagine the frustration of putting your time, energy, and money into your cabin only for the pipes to freeze and burst. Unfortunately, this is a concern that all homeowners have in subzero temperatures. Thankfully, when thinking about how to keep pipes from freezing, there are several preventative measures […]
It’s no surprise that heating takes up a large part of the energy used in a typical U.S. home. In log cabins, which are often a second home or vacation spot for many people, it’s important to think about energy efficiency. No one wants to spend as much money heating their getaway cabin as they […]
What better time to sit down and read about building a log cabin than during the cold winter months? If you’re thinking about building a log cabin, you may want to head to your local library or bookstore and pick up one of these log cabin building books!
Does your log cabin have a patio or porch? If so, you probably only use it during warm weather. Now that it’s winter, doesn’t that mean your porch is unusable until springtime? Surprisingly, this isn’t the case! There are actually a variety of uses for your cabin’s porch or deck in the winter. Keep reading […]
Like any home, log cabins require maintenance from time to time. Regular maintenance of your log cabin reduces potential damage from UV exposure, water, insects and air infiltration. So, we put together a list of some log cabin maintenance tips for cabin owners. Keep in mind that this list is not intended to be all-inclusive, […]