Kitchen Cabinet Styles – What Is The Best Look For Your Kitchen?

Kitchen Cabinet Styles - What Is The Best Look For Your Kitchen?

There are a lot of kitchen cabinet styles. And when we talk about cabinets, it is really the door style or face-frame we are talking about. While you can get the entire cabinet made out of various materials, for this article we want to focus on the design. Unlike books, we are going to be judging the cover. Since there are so many kitchen cabinet styles, we want to make it easier. Here is a break down of the most common types and which kitchens they work best with.

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How to Build a Deck – The Basics Part One

How to Build a Deck - The Basics Part One

The central piece of any new deck project is having a solid foundation that supports the structure. Specifically, deck post brackets, which are typically anchored to concrete footings, act as the feet of the deck. Their job is to ensure the new deck can withstand varying degrees of weight. But, in order to build a deck that is safe and will last for decades, it’s important to properly install your deck posts.

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Pressure Treated Wood – What, Where, and How

Pressure Treated Wood - What, Where, and How

There is a lot of information about pressure-treated wood out there. And, unless you are a contractor, some of the details can be overwhelming. This is why we wanted to put together a list of the top three questions we get regarding pressure-treated lumber. If you are a homeowner or looking to do an outdoor project, this might be helpful. If you have any additional questions, our staff at Friel Lumber is happy to help.

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How to Pick Out the Best Hardware for Your Kitchen

How to Pick Out the Best Hardware for Your Kitchen

When we talk about kitchen hardware, we are typically referring to the cabinet hardware. This means handles and pulls. So, no matter if you are doing a complete remodel, or just want to spruce it up, the hardware is key to your kitchen’s design. It is also typically the last thing you choose in your kitchen. So, how do you pick out the best hardware for your kitchen? Here are some great tips to get you going in the right direction.

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5 Summer DIY Projects That Make You Feel Accomplished

5 Summer DIY Projects That Make You Feel Accomplished

Being quarantined and practicing social distancing has us all having a bit of cabin fever. And, with warm weather right around the corner, we will want to be more active outside. To help with staying occupied and getting outside, we came up with a collection of summer DIY projects. These range from weekend warrior projects, to bigger undertakings. However, no matter what, all will make you feel accomplished when you are done. Here are some things to try this summer.

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How to Teach Kids About Tools

How to Teach Kids About Tools

While Maryland residents are required to shelter-in-place during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s plenty of time to keep the kids busy with a few DIY projects. Not only are these projects fun and entertaining, but they can also provide an effective way to teach kids about tools.

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5 Creative DIY Projects to Keep Kids Entertained at Home

5 Creative DIY Projects to Keep Kids Entertained at Home

The current COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented circumstances for everyone. Many of us are self-isolating and working from home, and just as many have children who are online-learning during the school closures. While adults might find it easier to make the transition from work to home, the kids may be getting restless. If this is the case for your family – it’s time to create DIY projects to keep kids entertained at home.

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It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Yard

It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Yard

Spring cleaning isn’t just for sprucing up the inside of your home. With the arrival of warmer temperatures and some much-needed sunshine comes the task of spring cleaning your yard. Fortunately, when you break it down into steps, the annual task isn’t nearly as daunting as you may think.

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Top 10 Tools for Every Homeowner

Top 10 Tools for Every Homeowner

Between minor cosmetic projects and daily maintenance, having the right tools on hand can help you stop sweating the small stuff. Sure, while there are some tasks better left to the professionals, every homeowner should be prepared for the tasks of everyday repairs or even the occasional DIY project. Here are 10 essential tools that every homeowner should have in their toolbox.

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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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