Category Archives: Weekly Projects

Earth Day April 22nd: Plant a Tree!

As communities grow, it is becoming more common to strip areas of trees to build homes, stores, and businesses. The loss of trees significantly affects the environment and the visual appeal of the world around us. Even a single tree can make a difference. This Earth Day, on April 22nd, consider planting a tree in your yard to help the planet. Trees are a vital part of our ecosystem. They absorb and cleanse the air of excess carbon dioxide, like that from car exhaust. They can also filter out other pollutant gases such as sulfur dioxide, ammonia, ozone, and nitrogen oxide. Acting as a natural …

Read More »

Posted in Earth Day, Weekly Projects | Tagged , | Comments Off on Earth Day April 22nd: Plant a Tree!

Spring Maintenance – Interior | Spring Cleaning

Spring brings many things – new flowers, longer days, warm breezes, brighter light bulbs. Wait, what? Yes, you read correctly! Doing some spring cleaning inside your home means tackling some chores that are easily forgotten about throughout the year. A deeper clean once a year gives your home a fresh feel that is easier to maintain and not a speck of dust in sight. So throw open those windows, let the fresh air flow in and get ready to do some good old fashioned spring cleaning. Smoke Detectors: Twice a year, you should change the batteries in your smoke detectors. It’s easy to remember when …

Read More »

Posted in Spring, Tips, Weekly Projects | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Spring Maintenance – Interior | Spring Cleaning

How to install a light fixture

Simple electrical issues can be done without calling your electrician. Little things like replacing a light fixture can be done by you, as long as you have the right know-how. Just remember, if anything seems wrong or you aren’t sure about the process, it’s better to be safe than sorry and you should call a professional for help! Start by finding the right breaker or fuse for the fixture and turning it off. Double check it’s off by turning the light switch on and off several times. As long as the light stays off, you turned off the correct circuit. You can even check with …

Read More »

Posted in Lighting, Tips, Weekly Projects | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on How to install a light fixture
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_80x80

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 »