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Praise for the first edition:
"Cottagers, prepare to worship this] must-have guide." -- The Toronto Star
"New cabin owners will reap a greater confidence, a working vocabulary and an ace-up-their-sleeve with this book as a reference." -- Cabin Life/Cabin Living
The Cottage Bible is the most important reference for a cottage owner. The expert guidance is essential for any vacation home, especially one near water with unique challenges. There is year-round advice on maintenance, buying a cottage, repairing burst pipes, and how to keep a lake healthy.
The authors share their wisdom in a colorful easy-to-use kit of troubleshooting, how-to guidance, and problem-solving tips such as:
- Buying a cottage
- Weather prediction
- Lake health and water quality
- Shoreline erosion
- pH and acid rain
- Maintenance tips for a safe well
- Aquatic organisms
- Septic systems
- Fishing essentials
- Building a dock
- Living with wildlife
- Light, heat and power
- Seasonal closing of the cottage
- Boating essentials
- Repairing burst pipes.
The Cottage Bible is the essential year-round handbook.
About the Author
Gerry Mackie is the author of four books and has contributed to a dozen others. He has 40 years of experience building and maintaining a cottage in the country. Laura Elise Taylor is a journalist and photographer.