Is an Inflatable Kayak Right For You?

The most common considerations when choosing an inflatable kayak include the type of kayaking you plan to do (including solo vs. tandem), ease of transportation, and cost. Type of Kayaking Inflatable kayaks are available in a very wide range of designs, from recreational sit-on-top kayaks to performance oriented sit-in kayaks, so the first thing you […]

Building a Lakeside Fire Pit

by diynetwork.com Backyard fire pits are one of the most popular of all landscaping features. They are attractive, functional and provide an outdoor gathering place, especially when placed at a lakeside retreat! Ideally, a fire pit is constructed from fireproof material on a flat, level area at least 25 feet from a house or tree. […]

14 Design Ideas for an Exhilarating Outdoor Shower

By Becky Harris, Houzz Contributer Enhance an open-air shower with amenities and style upgrades from the all-essential towel hook to total landscape integration, an ideal upgrade for your lakefront home. My earliest outdoor shower experiences involved a small wooden surround attached to a simple rental cottage on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. In spite of the facts […]

Design Dilemma: Need Lake House Decor Ideas?

How to Update a Lake House With Wood, Views, and Just Enough Accessories By Brian Patrick Flynn, original article Designing a lake house can be tough since it’s supposed to be all about the view. Too much decor can detract from the entire reason the lake house exists anyway — the lake! First up, color […]