Monthly Archives: March 2011

How to Plan your Deck

Over the years, Team Member’s at Friedman’s Home Improvement have noticed a theme happening each Spring. In 2011, we’ve noticed that with so many home makeover TV shows going on, this Spring, there’s a Patio Dream Theme. To honor the patio dream theme in this week’s blog, Friedman’s will instruct you on how to plan your deck. What you’ll need: 100’ Measuring Tape Graph Paper 4’ Wood Stakes Mason’s String 25’ Measuring Tape Ruler Hammer Deck Design Considerations: 1. Collect ideas from Sunset magazine, Home and Gardens magazine or HGTV, or any number of idea sources, and store them all together as your melting pot …

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Bosch Builds on Tradition of Excellence with New Line of Jig Saws

Friedman’s Home Improvement prides itself on the tools and supplies we provide the professional craftsman, the DIY handyman, the workshop weekender, and the crafty creator. With that said, Bosch tools is offering a new line of jig saws that are now available at Friedman’s. Bosch has an excellent reputation for their tools. From their saws and drills to the hammers and cordless power tools Bosch makes, not to mention the cool accessories (like the worksite power box with the built in AM/FM radio), it’s no wonder Bosch has added a whole line of jig saws. If you’re in the mood to make an artsy wall …

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Painting Tips

Educational videos on YouTube and inspiring home-remodel shows on HGTV have created a wave of DIY designers who want to transform their living spaces. For many, a fresh coat of paint is just the thing they need to feel like they’ve created a revitalized bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living room, or home office. To offer a little bit of help, here are some painting tips to keep in mind when you plan your next painting project. These instructions and suggestions can save you time and effort while helping you end up with a better looking paint job. Prepare the surface before painting: 1. Use a caulking …

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