It is critical to understand how to properly maintain your Mountain Cabin. The UV rays, wind and extreme conditions in the higher elevations of South Park can turn your dream cabin into an unsightly “shabin” within just a few years. Here are a few tips on how to keep you cabin looking new and maintain the value of your home.
Inspect the exterior twice a year (Spring and Fall are the best times)
- Windows: Open the windows and walk around your cabin. Look for peeling paint/stain around the framing and sills. If you discover soft wood, this is a sign that it is time to repair or replace the damaged wood.
- Log Cabins: Look for cracks in the wood. Cracks that face “upward” will collect and hold in rainwater, which can cause…
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