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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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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7 DIY Projects You Can Make with Scrap Wood

7 DIY Projects You Can Make with Scrap Wood

If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, you know how rewarding working with wood materials can be. Like an artist transforms a blank canvas into a work of art, creating useful and beautiful items from wood feels like an accomplishment. But, when the job is finished, what do you do with the leftovers? The truth is, the possibilities are endless when it comes to DIY scrap wood projects. All you need is a little ingenuity, a few basic wood-working tools, and some project plans.

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Amazing Accent Wall Ideas for Every Room

Amazing Accent Wall Ideas for Every Room

Whether it’s a small area under your stairway or a large wall in your living room, accent walls are an excellent way to break up a space and make it truly unique. Not sure where to start? Check out these 6 wall ideas to take your home from dull to simply stunning.

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Get Inspired by These Amazing Built In Ideas for Your Home

Get Inspired by These Amazing Built In Ideas for Your Home

It doesn’t matter whether you are working with a small space with limited storage or want to add a unique flair to a room in your home. There are hundreds of amazing built-in ideas to help you add more storage into any room. Better yet, built-ins help increase storage without adding a ton of extra clutter to the space. They are also excellent if you have limited floor space, as they can be built into existing closet spaces.

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