Publisher description for Maintaining a vacation home : a practical guide to seasonal maintenance, opening and closing, guest procedures, pest control, repairs / Steve Grooms.


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Owning a cabin or vacation home should be about relaxing and getting away from it all. The key to making that seasonal home a vacation Shangri-la rather than a black hole gobbling up time and energy, is to keep it in good repair. Maintaining a Vacation Home will show two-house owners easy ways to maintain a cabin or vacation home, increasing the time available for sailing, reading, hiking, barbecuing and other recreational activities.
Readers will learn how to properly close a vacation home at the end of the season, how to open it up at the start of the vacation season, and time-saving ways to maintain a seasonal home through the vacation weeks. Whether the second home is a deep woods cabin, a seaside cottage, or a vacation home in the mountains, this practical guide shows readers how to protect their investment and get the most from their vacation time.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vacation homes -- Maintenance and repair -- Amateurs' manuals.