Build Your Own Picnic Table

Build Your Own Picnic Table

While there are many picnic tables available for purchase, building your own is affordable and will instill a strong sense of pride once the job is done. Plus, constructing a table is simpler and less time consuming than you think. Follow these step-by-step instructions for a long-lasting addition to your landscape.

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5 Weekend Wood Projects

5 Weekend Wood Projects

At Friel Lumber, our ideal weekend always involves sawdust and wood stain. Now that summer’s here to stay, take advantage of this warm weather and get all your projects done. Whether you’re a master craftsman or just getting your toes wet, it’s time to break out the nails and sandpaper. Whatever weekend wood projects are on your to-do list this summer, we’ve got you covered. Check out our top five summer projects, then stop in to pick up all the lumber you might need.

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What to Look for in Quality Windows

What to Look for in Quality Windows

Windows are a big investment. Naturally, you want to choose the right material, style, and brand when replacing old windows or buying them for the first time. If you want to make sure your new windows look great and perform well for many years to come, keep an eye out for these features. Then, you can start spotting quality windows like a pro.

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Gorgeous Split-Entry Foyers That Inspire

Gorgeous Split-Entry Foyers That Inspire

Split-level housing became popular in the 1960s, as it provided a way to separate family activities. In this style of home, the front door leads to a small foyer halfway between the upper and lower floors. Stairs immediately ascend and descend from the entryway, creating a lack of storage room. But, with any home, there are ways to add storage to even the smallest of spaces. These gorgeous split-entry foyers are sure to inspire your next project.

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Types of Home Siding to Consider

Types of Home Siding to Consider

With so many different types of home siding available, it can be hard to choose one. That’s where Friel Lumber comes in. We can help you consider the style, durability, cost, and maintenance to ensure you select the best option. But ultimately, the final decision is up to you. To help narrow down your needs, let’s start by exploring each type.

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The Importance of Insulation in Your Home

The Importance of Insulation in Your Home

Many factors work together to keep a home safe and comfortable. Insulation is perhaps one of the most important. It works behind the scenes in the walls, basement, and attic all year round. Its primary job is to help control airflow and temperature, but that’s just the beginning. When installed correctly, insulation can have major benefits to a homeowner. Read on to learn about the importance of insulation in your home. 

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Home Insulation Basics

Home Insulation Basics

Being a homeowner is amazing, but we can’t all afford our own maintenance crews. That is why it is important to know the basics of home maintenance and things like home insulation. Here is a basic guide on home insulation and what you need to know.

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