A small city in the county of San Bernardino, nestled inside the hollows of the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear City became the first mountain recreation area in Southern California. With the warmth and wonder of the natural hot springs and the groves of visitors that had been coming for years already, it’s no wonder that Pan Hot Springs Hotel, the first resort in the area, was built back in 1921. Located only 25 miles Northeast of the city of San Bernardino, Big Bear City developed out of pure desire for fun and relaxation. It also helps that there is a large lake named Big Bear lying conveniently close to the city. If you are looking for a vacation rental in Big Bear, be sure to check out Destination Big Bear.
Big Bear is a four-season resort city catering to family vacations, reunions, company parties and conferences. For families, there are more than 300 vacation rental homes ranging in price per night, from $150 to $1,200. This is quite a difference in rates due to the wonderful mid-week specials, multi-day discounts and seasonal specials that are offered year-round. Each of these cabins or houses include linens and a fully functional kitchen. Have a look at this Big Bear cabin rental company. A select few of these houses boast professional gourmet kitchens with stainless steel professional grade appliances.
Big Bear Lake Vacation Homes and Cabins are located in various areas of the city; some are close to Big Bear Lake or the National Forest; others are close to the ski resorts or village. Your choice of location will entirely depend upon the season of which you decide to visit. There are some great pics at the Big Bear vacation rentals Pinterest. If in Summer, you will surely want to be close to the lake and in Winter, the ski resort; whatever your preference. The rental home or cabin, in which you decide to stay, will be professionally cleaned before you arrive and once again after your departure. If vacationing in the Autumn or Winter months, the first bundle of firewood is offered to you at no charge.
Knotty Pine, a beautiful Scandinavian style cabin, ranges from $200 to $300 per night’s stay. This home easily sleeps up to eight people, featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. With its rustic, stone fireplace in the living area, you are sure to be comfortable in the Winter months while it’s blowing sheets of snow outside. The really special thing about this vacation home is the indoor shuffle board, which is sure to keep the kids and you busy, might the snow accumulate a few feet over night. Knotty Pine is named from the knotty pine that makes the high ceiling of the main living area.
Another wonderful, though more high-end, vacation home: Eden at the Lake, features a luxurious, large great room, wet bar, regulation pool table, gourmet kitchen with professional appliances, lake view, 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. This vacation home sleeps 14 people, offering two master suites. Eden at the Lake stays true to its name while only being 100 feet away from Big Bear Lake. This makes it convenient to enjoy water sports or merely go for a quick dip. Other amenities include an out door Jacuzzi with an accommodation of six to eight adults, high-speed internet, a four car garage, and balconies off the bedrooms. With a price range between $300 and $1,200 per night’s stay, this vacation home is a steal.
Roof Repair and Replacement – Instructional Movie Available
In many older buildings roof restoration is very often necessary to preserve the structure, as well as keeping the structure’s composition by not rotting. Whilst any well-constructed rooftop gives many decades of service, with all the weather elements that are inflicted year-round, natural deterioration does occur. Having a full roof restoration is often a very expensive exercise loaded with options impacting on the structural and aesthetic qualities of your home.
Another question is to decide to either mend or substitute? Whilst repairing an existing roof is usually a lot less expensive, there is the added issue of having to continually repair the roof over time, as the components continue to weather and fail. Whereas deciding to completely replace a faulty roof structure, although expensive, can often be the best overall solution. This is particularly relevant to areas that are exposed to extreme weather elements, such as when re roofing Barossa Valley properties.
Recently though there has been an excellent reference movie released publicly to assist in covering all the pitfalls and issues that a property owner needs to consider when investigating the task of roof repairs and/or replacement. This video has been put together by Austek Roofing and is an excellent resource for explaining to non technical people the elements and details in roof repair and maintenance.
The video goes into minor details as well as to the local government requirements for different areas into the building standards applicable to replacing heritage building roofs, as well as options with material selection and lifespan. These options include such materials as metal, timber and slate options. Usually the best choice if there is not a heritage requirement overlaying the building is to select the metal roofing option as this roofing material provides the best performance over time as to degradation of weathering and looks.