As most of us spend more time at home due to COVID-19, we’re working through our binge-watch lists faster than ever before, so it’s a great time to check out some new shows that might not have been on your radar before. And given that we’re truly in the golden age of television, it’s easy to find the perfect show for every interest, including those of us who love cabin homes and the lifestyles that come with them.
Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast, interior design lover, off-the-grid curious, or all of the above, you’ll definitely want to add one (or all) of the following shows to your binge queue.
This highly-rated show on the DIY Network follows a group of builders who specialize in constructing homes in remote areas with challenging terrain. The show features a different project each episode, which range from mountain treehouse retreats to eco-friendly lodges in the Ozarks. The show wrapped its ninth season in March, with a new season slated for next year. You can catch up on old episodes on the DIY Network.
Given the chaotic world that we’re living in, the simplicity of tiny house living is more appealing than ever, and this show on HGTV teaches you exactly how to do it. Each episode follows families who are transitioning to tiny houses and all of the triumphs and tribulations that come with it. Some couples choose to build the houses themselves, while others hire expert builders to do the job, resulting in a wide range of experiences and aesthetics. The show is no longer airing, but you can check out full episodes of its eight seasons on HGTV.
Another DIY Network gem, Maine Cabin Masters stars builder Chase Morrill and his team as they tackle renovations of abandoned cabins and camps throughout the Pine Tree State. If you love stunning before-and-after shows, then you’ll definitely fall in love with this show’s striking reveals. The show wrapped its fourth season this year, and you can catch up on all the episodes on the DIY Network.
There’s building off the grid, and then there’s building off the grid in one of the most remote locales in the world. Building Alaska follows an eclectic cast of characters who are seeking to construct one-of-a-kind cabins, lodges, and other retreats in the Alaska wilderness. Without roads and building supply centers, these builders have to use creativity, innovation, and courage to get the job done. The show wrapped its 11th season in March, and you can catch up on all the episodes on the DIY Network.
If you’re reading this, then you’ve probably dreamed of what it would be like to escape suburban or city life and hunker down in a beautiful log cabin in some remote paradise, making this the perfect show for you. Log Cabin Living follows families that strike out to find the perfect log cabin home to live out their cabin fantasies in dwellings that range from state-of-the-art estates to modest weekend retreats without running water. You can watch all of the show's eight seasons on HGTV.
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