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Slam out your Summer Projects – Stain your Deck

Like most items around the house, decks have a tendency to fade into the background, going un-noticed until one afternoon, relaxing on the deck while sipping your favorite beverage, you notice it’s not what it used to be. Perhaps some mildew has formed against the house. There may be a rust stain under the table legs. The finish might be faded and worn. It’s time to take advantage of the sunny days and re-stain the deck! Once you have selected your weekend, first up is a deck inspection. Is there any rottenwood? You can determine if a board is rotten by gently poking it with …

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Water Conservation: Interior and Exterior

In the hottest days of summer, it can be easy to forget how important water conservation really is. Your lawn looks parched, your gardens seem a bit droopy, and your kids may be begging to play in the sprinkler. You can still get all your water-loving jobs done and conserve water every day, inside and outside your home. Lawn and garden care should be done in the early morning, before the hot sun comes out to evaporate the water. Watering early gives the soil time to soak in the water and lessens the chances of evaporation. Soaker hoses are a great way to saturate your garden or smaller areas quickly and efficiently. Keep …

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Power Up Your Summer Projects

It’s summer time and if you’re a homeowner that can only mean one thing – projects! Outdoor, indoor, large, or small, summer is the perfect season to tackle all of those home repairs and new ideas that have been waiting for you. Whether you’re a renowned handyman or just like learning new skills, home improvements can be fun and challenging tasks you can be proud to complete. No matter what kind of projects you have lined up, Friedman’s has the tools and equipment you need to get the job done with ease and expertise! We carry a large selection of Milwaukee power tools if you’re …

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