Dedicated Kitchen Beverage Bars That Are Fun & Practical

Dedicated Kitchen Beverage Bars That Are Fun & Practical

Dedicated kitchen beverage bars are meant for large kitchens with plenty of space, right? Not at all! There are plenty of beverage bar ideas out there suitable for kitchens of all shapes, sizes, and designs. The only thing limiting you is your creativity. Some may argue that having dedicated kitchen beverage bars aren’t necessary for the home – but they can be useful when designed properly. Kitchen beverage stations are an excellent way to help you keep your kitchen neat and organized.

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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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Beautiful Kitchen Design Ideas That Are Always Popular

Beautiful Kitchen Design Ideas That Are Always Popular

Whether you are getting ready to sell your home or you’re just looking to freshen up your house, coming up with kitchen design ideas can be a tad bit tedious. Luckily, it certainly doesn’t have to be. Trendy kitchen design ideas are great for homeowners who have decided that they’ve found their forever home or those who are looking to beautify their kitchen before selling. Here are 10 timeless kitchen design ideas:

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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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Did You Know Our Design Center Helps With These?

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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