Firewood Tips: Best Wood for the Fireplace

29 Mar 2011

best type of wood for a wood stove
Burning quality firewood keeps the family warm and extends the life of the chimney stack. So, what is the best type of tree to use for a wood stove or fireplace? Read the full article

Insects and Bugs

23 Mar 2011

Carpenter Ant at the Cottage
Do you have problems with insects and bugs at the cottage?
Carpenter ants, mosquitoes, flies, ticks and spiders are unavoidable at the cottage, but there are ways to keep them under control. Read the full article

Hiking Gear and Safety Guide

22 Mar 2011

How To Plan A Hike At The Cabin
The right clothes, equipment and planning ensure the time spent exploring the woods around the cottage is safe and enjoyable. Read the full article

Wildlife Problems and Solutions

6 Feb 2011

Raccoons, porcupines, beavers, mice, deer, bats, and bears can make life at the cottage a bit more challenging and sometimes even dangerous. Read the full article