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The Era of COVI-DYI and its Effect on Home Improvement

The Era of COVI-DYI and its Effect on Home Improvement

By Greg Amundson- Aug 05, 2020

Tags : cabin energy conservation tipscabin upkeepCOVIDYIDIYEnergy savingsFlexible TrimHome Improvementpatio finish work

We are going to take a guess you are probably a do-it-yourselfer and reading this from your home or cabin.  All those small issues in your house, boat, RV, cabin, or even office have become more apparent. However, you finally have the time to research how to finally fix them.  You’re not alone, according to HubSpot: “…customers are researching brands more heavily online and initiating more online interactions with businesses today than they were a...
Backyard Homegating – Another New Normal

Backyard Homegating – Another New Normal

By Greg Amundson- Jul 29, 2020

Our backyards have become the social areas of our homes we are making improvements to accommodate this social activity. We are adding new decks, patios, furniture, grilling areas, umbrellas, lighting, tv’s and much more. Chances are you have been spending a lot of time in your backyard with family and friends these days. The reasons are obvious but this trend, which our friend John Lederer calls “Backyard Homegating”, is a relatively new trend that will...
6 Reasons to Choose Flexible Trim Strips Over Traditional Caulk

6 Reasons to Choose Flexible Trim Strips Over Traditional Caulk

By Greg Amundson- Jul 22, 2020

Tags : bendable trim stripsCaulk Alternativeeasy caulk removalFlexible TrimHow to Remove Caulktraditional caulk

Traditionally, we’ve always seen our bathtubs, shower corners, and sinks sealed with caulk, whether that is acrylic or silicone caulk. Not only is the process messy and time-consuming, but it also becomes dirty and turns into a hub for collecting grime after a certain amount of time. What is worse, it even turns black or red and gives your bathroom an unkempt, dirty appearance even when it’s as clean as you can possibly make it....
InstaTrim Real Success Story – Flexible Trim Strips Help Senior with Bathroom Mildew Problem

InstaTrim Real Success Story – Flexible Trim Strips Help Senior with Bathroom Mildew Problem

By Greg Amundson- Jul 15, 2020

Tags : bathroom caulkingbendable trim stripsdiy seniorsflexible trim stripsPeel and Stick CaulkReplacing Caulkstayinghomethings to do during covid

Caulking is not easy.  Especially with people of any age struggling with common ailments. Shoulders, stiff necks, and arthritic hands make caulking even more difficult. As we get older, our ailments only get worse, but ironically, so does caulking when it gets older too. However, after only a short period of time of even a year, caulking can start to build up mildew, dirt, and even gaps can appear where bugs can set up shop. ...
Bendable Trim Strips Help You Refresh Your Rental Properties

Bendable Trim Strips Help You Refresh Your Rental Properties

By Greg Amundson- Jul 08, 2020

Tags : bendable trimbendable trim stripscaulkingflexible trim stripsGreg AmundsonInstaTrimmoldingPeel and Stick Caulk

As you are getting ready for your autumn and winter rental guests, take a look around and discover all of the different places that you could use a refresher and try InstaTrim flexible trim instead of caulk. Even Camper and RV owners report that flexible trim is easy and works great.
10 Tips to Improve Your Aging Cabin’s Comfort and Energy Efficiency

10 Tips to Improve Your Aging Cabin’s Comfort and Energy Efficiency

By Greg Amundson- Jun 24, 2020

Tags : cabincabin energy conservation tipscabin upkeepcold weather cabin tipsInstaTrimwarm weather cabin tips

The meaning of cabin time will continue to evolve over the next few decades and we hope these tips are helpful to save you time and energy. Between advancements in technology and energy conversation, a year-round cabin experience is possible for everyone. And, between smart technology and smart home innovations like InstaTrim, the days of working remotely or experiencing the cabin whenever you want has become reality.
DIY Peel and Stick Caulking at the Cabin - Get on the Boat Faster!

DIY Peel and Stick Caulking at the Cabin - Get on the Boat Faster!

By Greg Amundson- Jun 10, 2020

Tags : cabin upkeepDIYFlexible TrimInstaTrimPeel and Stick Caulkthings to do during covid

Whether it’s a new cabin or its been in the family since 1937, using InstaTrim at the cabin in the same places you do at home will help reduce the need for annual caulking projects, improve places like the bathroom and kitchen to be a more sanitary environment, and even keep cold drafts from sneaking in the window or door gaps during hunting season.