• Wooden Garage: 4 Hacks to Keep it Clean and Neat

    Now that you have done your spring-cleaning, most of the hard work is over. At this point, many wooden garage owners do nothing more until spring-cleaning the following year. However, this is not the time to sit on your haunches. Having everything clean and organized now is great, but what happens after a few weeks of consistent use? A few months? By the time a whole year rolls around, the whole wooden garage is in need of another deep clean. To keep everything neat and clean for more than 5 seconds, you will need a plan! Even if you think staying tidy isn’t possible for you, this isn’t true. In fact, these 5 hacks will keep your wooden garage clean and neat the whole year through! Top 5 Wooden Garage Hacks #1. Label Everything While some people decide to use plastic bins, others opt ... (More)
  • Buying Land For Your New Cabin

    Not everyone has a large enough property to add a summer home to the back yard. Even if you do, it might not be the space you’re looking for. Many city-folk crave the quiet solitude that a cabin in the woods or by the lake brings. So, what is the best way to find the perfect building lot for your cabin?   Employ A Professional Utilizing a professional realtor that specializes in recreational property is a great way to make the process of finding the right building plot a little easier. Whether you are looking for a secluded spot deep in the woods or a lakeside lot on the bank of your favorite fishing spot, an experienced real estate professional can be invaluable. They should also be familiar with important guidelines and regulations like building permits, septic tanks, private or ... (More)
  • Everything you Need to Know about Mobile Home Insulation

    Mobile homes are an affordable alternative to traditional housing, but chances are yours will need after-market insulation. Unfortunately, manufacturers do not make them with hardly any insulation. Some do not have any built-in insulation at all. In a temperate climate, this is fine! However, those that winter in a mobile home know all too well the negative effects of improper insulation. Electric bills are sky high, and in some cases you can actually feel the cold drafts. In the summertime, it can be difficult to keep up with the heat seeping inside. If you have a mobile home, you should consider insulation. Since not all insulation is made equal, it can be hard to know what kind to buy. That’s what we are going to help you with today. To find out everything you need to know about mobi... (More)
  • The Pros and Cons of Climbing Plants On Your Mobile Home

    Are you looking for something interesting to improve the look of your mobile home exterior? You may think you are limited to painting or general landscaping for the yard, but there are more options than you think. One is to grow some climbing plants to help give your mobile home a more woodsy, cottage like appearance. If that seems like an idea you could get behind, there are some things you should know about growing climbing plants of different types on the outside of your mobile home. Mobile Homes and Flora Mobile homes will often get shortchanged when it comes to exterior decoration. People wrongly assume that they have less power to change the overall look and so focus more on the interior, where decor is easier to customize. Those who do look to boost the appearance of the outside wi... (More)
  • Yoga in my shed

    Backyard Yoga Studio I’ve taught yoga for years and for the past 5 years I have had the luxury of teaching from my own backyard. Prior to this, I rented studio space and paid a high monthly fee that really cut into my profits. After my landlord raised my rent for the second time in a year, I decided to make a change.   Can I Do That? I had not even considered a wooden shed or garage as a potential studio solution. It was actually one of my clients that suggested using a log cabin kit as studio space. She had a wooden garage in her back yard for her husband who collects vintage motorcycles. She suggested I look at and the rest is history. One call to Pineca and I was sold on the idea. Customer Service Extraordinaire During my first call to Pineca I was connected with a kn... (More)
  • Positive Features of Insulated Log Cabins During Warm Seasons

    Real estate is hotter than ever as the value of homes continues to rise. Now is a great time to get in before the market goes entirely to a seller’s one, with prices of homes becoming prohibitively high for most buyers. One great option that is becoming more popular by the year is the log cabin. Beautiful, sturdy and worth more than the Mcmansions that are popping up all over the place, there are many reasons to choose a log cabin for your next home. The biggest for many is the fact that you can buy prefabricated, customized log cabins for less, placing it anywhere you choose. That isn’t all there is to it, however. The months are about to get warmer, so here are some other reasons you may want to go with a wooden structure over the more mundane real estate on offer. It Keeps The Temp... (More)
  • Wooden Sheds: The Perfect Multi-purpose Property Upgrade

    Wooden sheds are a surprisingly versatile addition to your home. Functional, attractive and able to increase the worth of your property, real estate experts have been suggesting it as a simple way to boost the saleability of homes or just add something that they can use while letting value accrue. But what do you do with a wooden shed? Is it just a place to throw your gardening tools to forget about half the year? Actually, wooden sheds are great for several purposes, hence why the are becoming so popular. A Wooden Shed For Storage Wooden garages are usually seen as storage options, but the full potential of how they can be used are rarely understood when people have one. Sure, you could just shove some gardening tools and a bike or two in there and call it good. But then you would be lim... (More)
  • 7 Simple Ways to Decorate Your Mobile Home with Earth Tones

    If you are searching for mobile home décor inspiration, simply look out your front door! Let nature’s floor be your muse. Shades of brown, neutral, gray, green, and red can be used to accent any mobile home’s interior space. If you are interested in creative ways to use earth tones to decorate your mobile home, stay tuned! This article will give you 7 unique ways to celebrate Earth’s warm palette. 7 Tips for a Down to Earth Mobile Home Tip #1: Hang Some Artwork Make sure to keep the artwork’s size proportionate to the wall where it will hang. The more narrow the wall, the smaller the artwork. Conversely, the wider the wall, the bigger your artwork should be. If you want to add graphic art to your mobile home interior, think about large wall hangs. They can be purchased in nature ... (More)
  • Winterizing Your Log Cabin

    Log Cabins are wonderful gathering places for families across the world. Cabins are cozy spots perfect for rest and relaxation but they also require routine maintenance to keep them functioning and in great condition. The harsh conditions of winter can quickly wreak havoc on any cabin that has not been properly winterized. Let’s take a look at the key elements to performing a complete winterization of your log cabin so when you return in the spring you won’t have any surprises. Plumbing The first item on most people’s list is plumbing. It makes sense that if the temperatures outside are freezing or below water should not be hanging around in your cabin’s pipes. The pipes and water heater need to be thoroughly drained to avoid freezing and cracking of pipes. Turn off the water supp... (More)
  • A Review of the Best 8 Wood Care Products for Mobile Homes

    If you own a mobile home, you may be wondering about the best way to clean wooden interiors. There are 3 primary types that need care in modular houses: cabinets, floors, and furniture. This article will review the best 8 wood care products for mobiles homes in all 3 of the categories! Cabinets #1. Magic Cabinet and Wood Cleaner A somewhat unfamiliar brand, Magic Cabinet and Wood Cleaner works great for cabinets. It is even approved for painted wood in your mobile home kitchen. This product comes in an aerosol and a spray bottle. Both work well, but the spray bottle produces a firmer cleaner. This can come in handy if your mobile home’s wooden cabinets have deep grains. Furthermore, it leaves an extremely smooth, protective finish. #2. Method All-Purpose Spray Although not made specific... (More)

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