How to clean a spark plug

19 Jan 2017

When the boat motor, lawn mower, chainsaw, or weed whacker won’t start, the problem could be a dirty spark plug.

Here’s a quick fix to get you back on track. Read the full article

How to sharpen a knife

7 Feb 2016

Knowing how to sharpen a pocket knife, fillet knife, or kitchen knife is an important skill to have at the cabin. Here are the knife-sharpening basics to get you started. Read the full article

Lawn Mower Maintenance

22 Jan 2012

Lawn mowers keep the cottage property looking great. Proper maintenance will ensure they are reliable and long lasting. Read the full article

Chainsaw Maintenance

22 Jan 2012

Knowing how to operate and maintain a chainsaw is critical for cabin and cottage owners. Wearing the proper safety gear, using the chainsaw correctly and conducting regular maintenance will ensure the chainsaw serves its purpose in a safe and efficient way. Read the full article

Staining Siding and Decks

21 Sep 2011

Staining the cottage is not a popular chore, but protecting the siding and deck from the elements is an important part of cabin maintenance. Read the full article

Cottage Opening Checklist

17 Apr 2011

Opening the cottage is the most exciting part of the year. It can also be the most stressful. Read the full article

Maintenance Tools

6 Apr 2011

Maintenance and repairs are never ending at the cabin. Using the proper tools ensures the cottage jobs get done properly and safely.   Read the full article

Closing The Cottage

20 Mar 2011

Closing up the cottage in the fall is an important task for every cabin owner. Here is a good checklist to help you winterize the cabin. Read the full article