Did You Know Our Design Center Helps With These?

It is called the Kitchen and Bath Design Center, so we understand why one might think that is all we do. While we definitely specialize in both of those, that isn’t all we can do. Our experts have helped homeowners with a lot of custom projects. Just like kitchens and bathrooms, no household is the same. Yes, houses can be similar but our lifestyles can vary from homeowner to homeowner. That is why we are happy to help with making the most of your space. Here are some other projects our design center can help you with.

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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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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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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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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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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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