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Tips to Prep for Winter at the Cottage

It’s time to swap the sound of boats on the lake for snowmobiles on the ice, bikinis for snowsuits, and swimming for fireplaces. As long as you’re prepared. Here are some tips to upgrade your winter cottaging game to help you enjoy extended time at your cottage. Get your snow tires ...

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8 Ideas for Winter Fun at the Cottage

With just a little creativity and some easy modifications, you can enjoy the pleasures of the cottage during the shorter days of winter. Get more out of your recreational property by trying these 8 fun winter activities. Build a campfire and toast some s’mores: When you build a fire in ...

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10 Tips When Closing Your Cottage For Winter

Even if this is your 1st or 10th  winter having a cottage, below are some helpful tips to keep in mind when closing your cottage for the winter: Inspect your septic tank – follow the manufacturer’s service recommendations and timelines. Keep sump pump pumping Turn off exterior faucets and drain ...

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Find out what you don’t know-Episode 1 Why are fire routes called fire routes?

My 10 year old asked me a question the other day, I have never been asked and I did not have the answer. As a 15 year vet in Real Estate and 19 year vet on fire departments, and Dad of 12 years you would think I would know the ...

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