Monthly Archives: August 2013

SKIL Custom Chopper Event – Aug. 28-30th

      The SKILSAW Custom Chopper, designed by Paul Jr. Designs will be in our stores August 28-30th! This bike was built to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of “The Saw That Built America” from SKIL Power Tools.   Come one down and check out this awesome creation for yourself!  It’ll be here from 7AM-3PM in: Sonoma on Wednesday, August 28th Santa Rosa on Thursday, August 29th Ukiah on Friday, August 30th        

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Tile Floor Installation Quick Guide

Need a quick guide to tile floor installation? Friedman’s Home Improvement is here to help any tile professional or Do-It-Yourself tackle any tile floor installation. For those ready for the challenge, here are the main things to remember when doing tile floor installation: Tip 1: Print out your quick guide. Quick guides, like this one from Shaw Floors help keep you from getting into trouble, so go ahead and print out this helpful guide to tile floor installation: Tip 2: Prepare the sub-floor. The first step is always the most important, and preparing the sub-floor is no exception. The subfloor must be structurally sound, …

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Red Flag (Fire) Warning for Northern California

A Red Flag (Fire) Warning for thunderstorms with dry lightning is currently in effect for the North Bay now through 5 PM on Wednesday, August 21st.  A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. Here are some recommended actions, provided by Before: To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan. Plant fire-resistant shrubs and trees. For example, hardwood trees are less flammable than pine, evergreen, eucalyptus or fir trees. Regularly clean roof and gutters. Use 1/8-inch mesh screen beneath porches, decks, floor areas, and the home itself. Also, screen openings to …

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