Category Archives: Power Tools

Work Smarter

The age old adage of work harder, not smarter can help you get your household chores done faster. With equipment that takes your elbow out of elbow grease, you’ll be done with your to-do list in no time, with energy to spare. Handy helpers like Shopvacs, sprayers, or power washers making cleaning a breeze, and dare we say, even fun! Perfect for workrooms and garages, a Shopvac can suck up all the dust, debris and spills. Since Shopvacs can handle wet and dry things, they are a perfect companion in messy situations. If you need a small capacity one for in-home use or an extra …

Read More »

Posted in Power Tools, Tips, Tools, Weekly Projects | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Work Smarter

Protect Your Equipment with Ethanol Blocking Mixes and Ethanol Free Fuels

When it comes to your gas-powered equipment, it’s important to take steps to protect and care for them. Even the type of gas can make a difference in equipment performance. Using the proper gas with the appropriate amount of ethanol will help your tools last longer and work better. Most equipment needs gasoline with less than 10% ethanol. Higher levels of ethanol (E-15, E-20, or E-85) will cause damage to your equipment, such as loss of power, overheating, vapor lock, and premature deterioration of parts. Ideally, you should find fuel with no ethanol, but that can be increasingly hard to find. Using fresh gas is …

Read More »

Posted in Power Tools, Tips, Weekly Projects | Comments Off on Protect Your Equipment with Ethanol Blocking Mixes and Ethanol Free Fuels

Makita & Senco Power Tool Event!


  Join us August 11th – 14th from 9AM – 2PM for our Makita & Senco Power Tool Event!  With over 100 Tools on sale, T-Shirt giveways and more you won’t want to miss this event. Meet the factory reps who will be at the stores on the following dates and times: Ukiah – Tuesday, August 11 Sonoma – Wednesday, August 12 Santa Rosa – Thursday, August 13 Petaluma – Friday, August 14 Hope to see you down here!

Posted in Events, Friedman's, Home Improvement, Power Tools, Tools | Comments Off on Makita & Senco Power Tool Event!
Local Business Sonoma County

Go Local

Thank you for Shopping Local. When you support us, you’re supporting your…

Learn More »

Never Undersold. Lowest Price. Period.

Never Undersold

We Guarantee the Lowest Price, Period. If you find an identical item at a lower…

Learn More »


Expert Advisor

Your exclusive source for expert advice on your Home Improvement Projects….

Learn More »

Express Lumber Yard

Express Yard

Drive-Thru Lumber Yard, where your vehicle is your shopping cart….

Learn More »

Express Delivery

7 Day Express Delivery

7 Days a week. GUARANTEED….

Learn More »

Greener Choice

Greener Choice

Greener Choice products are third party certified to be healthy for your family…

Learn More »

Store Information

Friedman's Home Improvement proudly services all of the North Bay with convenient locations in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Sonoma, and Ukiah.

Mon thru Fri 6am - 8pm
Sat 7am - 7pm
Sun 8am - 7pm

Get Directions »