Popular Holiday Kitchen Decor Ideas and Inspiration

Popular Holiday Kitchen Decor Ideas and Inspiration

Sure, putting up the Christmas tree and placing the Menorah may be part of the yearly tradition. However, you don’t have to limit yourself to the standard living room decorations. Instead, why not bring the warmth of the season into every room of the house. Get started with these fun holiday kitchen decor ideas!

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How to Tell If You Need New Windows

How to Tell If You Need New Windows

There are plenty of tells when it comes to deciding whether you need new windows. While many homeowners enjoy the rustic look of older windows, they may be contributing to not only drafty, cooler rooms, but higher energy bills as well. Unfortunately, even the best windows won’t last forever. In fact, on average, windows last between 15-20 years, with some lasting upwards of 25 years. Ultimately, the lifespan comes down to the type of materials chosen, finishes used, and more. 

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3 Gorgeous Countertops for Modern Kitchens

3 Gorgeous Countertops for Modern Kitchens

Your kitchen is the focal point of the home, so having countertops that reflect your personal style is essential. Perhaps, some of the classic picks are right up your alley, but that doesn’t mean you should limit yourself. If you require a kitchen counter upgrade, consider the following countertops for modern kitchens.

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5 Awesome DIY Decorations for the Holidays

5 Awesome DIY Decorations for the Holidays

The holidays are a time of year for spreading joy for all to hear, and what better way to do that than with some DIY decorations for both inside and outside of your home? When most think DIY decorations for the holidays, they think small scale, which is fine. However, why not take things up a step with these five awesome DIY decoration ideas?

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Absolutely Beautiful Backyards You Need to See

Absolutely Beautiful Backyards You Need to See

There is something everyone can love about Maryland, and not just our awesome state flag. What we are talking about is the four seasons we experience throughout the state. It is also why we take our backyards pretty serious. Often times these are the center of where our family plays, our friends converse, and we enjoy our lives. That is why we commonly get asked for ideas when it comes to backyard layout, design, and materials. From small to large, modern to eclectic, here are some absolutely beautiful backyards to check out.

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Let the Sunshine in With VELUX Skylights

Let the Sunshine in With VELUX Skylights

There are countless benefits to adding skylights to your home. They serve as a source of natural light, provide warmth and bring in the fresh air. And, of course, they are simply beautiful in design. But for many, it can be difficult to navigate the options for skylight materials. Here’s a look at the VELUX skylights we offer at Friel Lumber.

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Outdoor Patio and Party Ideas for Summer

Outdoor Patio and Party Ideas for Summer

As a homeowner, you look forward to the summer season to get the best use out of your outdoor space. With the right touches, you can turn the outside of your home into the place to be – whether you’re hosting a barbecue or enjoying fireflies at night. Here are some ways to spice up your outdoor patio or backyard for entertaining your friends and family this summer.

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When to Hire a Contractor

When to Hire a Contractor

Are you renovating a room in your home, considering a major remodel, or building a new house from the ground up? If so, there are many benefits to hiring a contractor. You may be pretty handy, but unless you work in the construction industry, the complexity of these projects could get the best of you. A contractor’s expertise can help your project go smoothly and help you avoid costly mistakes. Here are a few things to know before you hire a contractor.

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