6 Tips for Capitalizing on Space in Your Small Bathroom Remodel

6 Tips for Capitalizing on Space in Your Small Bathroom Remodel

Are you thinking of a bathroom remodel? Remodeling your bathroom is a great way to spruce up the space and add to your home’s value. While any home remodeling project can be labor-intensive, bathrooms tend to be particularly tricky due to their size. How do you make the most of one of the smallest rooms in your home? Remodeling a small bathroom allows you to exercise your creativity and enhance one of your home’s most common spaces. As it turns out, there are numerous ways to take a small room and maximize the space. Check out six tips for maximizing your small bathroom below.

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New Kitchen & Bath Design Center Location in Easton

New Kitchen & Bath Design Center Location in Easton

New Kitchen & Bath Design Center Location in Easton Friel Lumber Company is pleased to announce our new Kitchen & Bath Design Center location in Easton, Maryland. It is our second location, which allows us to help even more customers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. That’s twice the experienced designers, twice the showrooms, and twice the chance for you to get the

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How to Choose the Best Bathroom Countertops

How to Choose the Best Bathroom Countertops

Nothing sets the tone for a bathroom quite like countertops. Choosing the best countertop that blends with your bathroom décor adds a subtle elegance that turns your bathroom into a perfect oasis. But how do you choose the best? From countertop material options to pattern variations, below is a roundup of tips to help you pick the best bathroom countertop.

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How to Design a Main Bathroom For Your Family

How to Design a Main Bathroom For Your Family

Whether you’ve just moved into a new home or you’re looking to remodel your main bathroom to make it more family-friendly, there are several things you’ll want to consider before you take on the project.

Designing a family-friendly bathroom means that you’ll likely have to put the design on the back burner, at least in some aspects. That’s because functionality needs to take precedence when designing a bathroom that everyone in your family can utilize. For instance, you may need to include a traditional bathtub instead of a fancy jacuzzi-style tub in your main bathroom to accommodate your small ones who still enjoy a nice quiet bubble bath.

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All You Need to Know About Sink Faucets

All You Need to Know About Sink Faucets

Sink faucets can play very little or a significant role in your kitchen and/or bathroom design. It all comes down to your overall aesthetic. While some designs focus on the big and the bold, others pay very careful attention to every little detail. However, there is much more to your kitchen and bathroom sink faucets than you may realize. Not only do you have to focus on design aesthetics, such as faucet style/type and finish, but also factors such as flow rate, and types of aviators used. Also, there are new sink technologies like motion censored faucets and sanitizing faucets.

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Is Your Exhaust Fan Rated for the Size of Your Bathroom?

Is Your Exhaust Fan Rated for the Size of Your Bathroom?

This might seem like a small part of your bathroom but exhaust fans can make a big difference. Exhaust fans help remove moisture from a room. Which, we all know bathrooms create plenty of. Fans also help eliminate and control bathroom odors. Not just the ones you are thinking of though. This includes reducing fumes from cleaning agents too. Essentially, they help with indoor air quality. However, not all exhaust fans are created equal. That is why we want to make sure you have the right exhaust fan for your bathroom.

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Dream Bathroom Remodeling Tips You Need To Know

Dream Bathroom Remodeling Tips You Need To Know

There is a reason that bathroom remodeling is one of the preferred renovations in a home. Not only does it add to the quality of life, but many homeowners can increase the value of their homes. Depending on what you do, you can recoup 50-65% of remodeling costs when going to sell your home. However, it is important to make sure you know exactly what you should be spending on and where you can cut costs. That is why we put together these dream bathroom remodeling tips to help you. 

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Inspirational Quotes You’ll Love to Hang in Your Home

Inspirational Quotes You'll Love to Hang in Your Home

We do a lot of articles about updating, designing, and making big remodeling decisions in your home. Except there is one thing that we don’t discuss a lot of, decor. And that is for good reason. While we can remodel kitchens or baths like no other, we are not interior designers. If it’s what backsplash works with your countertops, we got you. That being said, what makes a house a home is the character we add to it. At Friel Lumber, we are all about putting your own stamp on your home. That is why we want to talk about wall art. It’s an easy, inexpensive way to jazz up any room. And there are a lot of inspirational quotes to choose from. Here are some great quotes you’ll love to hang in your home.

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Ultimate Homeowner’s Guide to Things You Need To Do

Ultimate Homeowner's Guide to Things You Need To Do

Home maintenance is an investment in your property’s resale value and your general living conditions. And, if that’s not enough motivation, maintenance is a requirement when you purchase homeowners insurance. But, what exactly amounts to good property maintenance? Follow along with our homeowner’s guide to find out what you need to do to maintain your property’s interior and exterior. 

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