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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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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Five Favorite Countertop Materials for Any Kitchen

Five Favorite Countertop Materials for Any Kitchen

They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. After all, it’s where most of the action happens, and nothing bears the brunt more than your kitchen countertops. That’s why you need to select not just a visually pleasing material but also a functional one. Discussed herein are five of the best kitchen countertop materials in Maryland.

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Kitchen Cabinet Styles – What Is The Best Look For Your Kitchen?

Kitchen Cabinet Styles - What Is The Best Look For Your Kitchen?

There are a lot of kitchen cabinet styles. And when we talk about cabinets, it is really the door style or face-frame we are talking about. While you can get the entire cabinet made out of various materials, for this article we want to focus on the design. Unlike books, we are going to be judging the cover. Since there are so many kitchen cabinet styles, we want to make it easier. Here is a break down of the most common types and which kitchens they work best with.

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What is the Kitchen Triangle?

What is the Kitchen Triangle?

If you know anything about kitchen functionality (or you just happen to have a kitchen yourself), you may have heard of the “working triangle” or the “ kitchen triangle” design. The decades-old design concept implies that a kitchen’s three main work areas will always connect to form a triangle shape. Specifically, the sink, the refrigerator, and the stove. Now, take a moment and think about the layout of your kitchen. Can you find the triangle hidden in there? We’re willing to bet you can.

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How to Pick Out the Best Hardware for Your Kitchen

How to Pick Out the Best Hardware for Your Kitchen

When we talk about kitchen hardware, we are typically referring to the cabinet hardware. This means handles and pulls. So, no matter if you are doing a complete remodel, or just want to spruce it up, the hardware is key to your kitchen’s design. It is also typically the last thing you choose in your kitchen. So, how do you pick out the best hardware for your kitchen? Here are some great tips to get you going in the right direction.

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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 Keep Your Kitchen Organized During Quarantine

How to Keep Your Kitchen Organized During Quarantine

Quarantine life is a much different world. And when it comes to our kitchens, they are working overtime. Anyone with large families or kids understands just how much. Kitchens have always been the main hub for our households. Now, even more so while we practice social distancing. The challenge can be on how to keep your kitchen organized and safe during this time.  We’ve put together some suggestions to help your kitchen feel less chaotic while staying at home.

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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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