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Monthly Archives: April 2018

  • 9 Most Beautiful and Easy Growing Flowers for your Mobile Home Garden

    It’s that time of the year again! Spring has sprung, and now is the time to begin planting flowers. Maybe you are a little bit hesitant after last Summer’s batch died early. Maybe this time of the year depresses you because you don’t have a green thumb. Neither of these things should deter you from having the mobile home flower garden of your dreams! Go ahead and chalk your last attempt at growing up to factors beyond your influence. This is the year you plant beautiful and easy growing blooms. In fact, the following are 9 of the best flowers to grow in your mobile home garden if you don’t have a green thumb. Top 9 Mobile Home Flowers #1. Sunflowers Sunflowers are found in many mobile home gardens across the world. And for good reason! This is an extremely low maintenance flower t... (More)
  • 7 Things to Check in an Isolated Log Cabin during Spring and Summer

    Do you have a log cabin far and away from civilization? Maybe you only get up to it once a year. Maybe it is strictly a hunting cabin, or only used a once every blue moon. No matter what your situation, owning an isolated log cabin can present its own set of issues. The lack of use makes it necessary to check up on a building you use infrequently. From bugs to plants to unwanted guests, there are a few things you should check in your log cabin during the Spring and Summer. Now that the warm weather is upon us, we can do a lot of things we couldn’t do over the winter. Things like picnics, bbqs, and lawn parties. However, Spring and Summer also bring on added responsibilities. Like taking a maintenance trip to your isolated log cabin. If you haven’t been in a while, you really should ge... (More)
  • Plants Everyone Should Grow in a Mobile Home Garden

    A mobile home without a garden is naked. In fact, planting beautiful plants around your house is one way to make it an oasis from the stresses of everyday life. At the very least it will get you outside and reconnected with nature. If you feel overwhelmed with all of the flora options, you aren’t alone. Luckily, we make it easy for you! We feature 3 different kinds of plants and 5 unique subtypes. Shrubs, grasses, and flowers are all great ways to liven up the landscape and create a gorgeous mobile home garden. Even better, all of these are easy to maintain and will grow in a ton of different locations. Shrubs Shrubs are great, low maintenance plants to place around your mobile home. Try adding some depth to your landscape by planting different sizes and colors. Although there are hundr... (More)
  • How to Create a Cozy Log Cabin in 6 Simple Steps

    Are you the current owner of a log cabin that is lacking in coziness? Are you considering purchasing a log cabin and wonder about how to make it cozy? No matter what your situation, most people with this type of home want to make it look warm. Sometimes this comes easy, but other times it can be difficult to know where to begin. While it is true there are endless places to start, there are a few things you can focus on. In fact, we have put together a list of how to create a cozy log cabin in 6 simple steps. Step #1: Color First thing is first: decide on a color scheme. The colors of a log cabin home can make or break the level of warmth. A wide range creates the look of chaos, not coziness. That is why it is best to stick to two colors per room. When deciding on which ones to incorporate... (More)
  • Our summer vacation retreat in the woods

                        It’s been a while since my husband and I decided to have a vacation lodge in the woods and we've come quite a long way to finally achieve this! To start with, we purchased a piece of land in the woods and started searching for an effectively designed wooden residential cabin that would merge harmoniously with the environment and meet all our requirements. We checked several log cabins suppliers and ultimately decided to go with Pineca. They provided very detailed specifications on the cabin, including scale drawings that we could submit to the local building permit office. The design we chose was the UZES 34’ x 23’ with 2.6“ thick single walls. We slightly modified the internal layout to adapt the cabin to our s... (More)
  • 6 Things You Need to Know about Wooden Garage Restoration

    If you own a wooden garage, it is no secret they require regular upkeep. However, you may be in a situation where it is too late for regular maintenance. Your building may need restoration. After so many years, all wooden structures show age. Sometimes, there may even be structural issues. It might be time to fix your garage if it makes your land look shabby. Your neighbors probably don’t appreciate it, and the eyesore lowers property value. If your wooden garage is in very bad shape it could even be a safety hazard. For the sake of everyone, it is time to refurbish your wooden garage. Anyone up to the necessary task should know a few important things about restoration. The following are the 6 most vital. #1. Assess the Damage The first thing you need to be prepared to do is assess your... (More)
  • Carport Made of Wood: Advantages and Disadvantages

    If you are in the market for a carport, it can be a confusing world out there! The different models, shapes, and colors are enough to decide! However, the material you choose for your building is the most important decision you will make. You can pick steel, aluminum, wood, or a combination. Many people opt for a carport made of wood, and who can blame them! Nonetheless, you must read this first if you are thinking of installing one. Even though wooden carports have many pros, there are also quite a few cons you should take into consideration. The following is a list of advantages and disadvantages to think about before you dive into the world of wooden carports. Advantages Aesthetically Pleasing It is true. Wood has an undeniably classical look. The other options, aluminum and steel, hav... (More)
  • The Most Important Tools to Have in Your Wooden Garage

    Are you building a new garage? Are you ready to upgrade your wooden garage? Either way, there are a few tools that are more important than others. If you have limited space, or have to share your space with storage, you may have to pick and choose. However, this list will allow you to decide what are the most important tools to have in your wooden garage. Not everyone needs every item, nor does everyone want every item. Furthermore, what you keep in your garage will be individualized to the activities you enjoy doing. Whether you are a carpenter or do car repair in your spare time, you are guaranteed to identify some important tools you are missing from your wooden garage. Hand Tools Although power tools make life a little bit easier, nothing can replace the utility of certain hand tools.... (More)
  • Is it Possible to Build a Carport in Early Spring?

    Instead of asking if it is possible to build a carport in early spring, you should be asking who wouldn’t build a carport in early spring? The fact is, the season responsible for budding trees and delicious smelling flowers has a dark side. Namely, the wicked weather that usually accompanies this breathtaking time of the year. No matter where you live, chances are the time after winter and before summer are full of destructive storms. Sometimes, these ferocious thunderstorms drop hail that can damage you car. Even if no white stones of ice fall from the sky, don’t forget about the wind gusts that accompany the rain. In certain areas, a grey sky means hiding in the basement to avoid tornadoes. Still other locations with a desert experience a different kind of storm. If you have ever be... (More)

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