Category Archives: DIY

 

5 DIY Home Projects to Do Before Summer

Living in the Northland, we’re not quite ready to kiss winter goodbye. However, the weather is warming up and technically, spring is right around the corner. As our motivation incrementally increases, now’s the time to consider a few easy DIY projects before summer. These fun and affordable projects will enhance your home’s appearance and give you something to do while…

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9 Easy and Affordable DIY Kitchen Projects

If a huge expense comes to mind when thinking about a kitchen project, don’t feel discouraged. There are many small, cosmetic projects you can do fairly inexpensively and quickly to add some flair to your kitchen. In fact, according to a survey conducted by SoFi.com, 44 percent of homeowners say the primary motivator for any upcoming projects is purely cosmetic….

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DIY Projects you should never do

5 Winter Home Improvement Projects You Should Never DIY

Check out these 5 Winter Home Improvement Projects You Should Never DIY by JD Esajian via fortunebuilders.com!  He explains why some home Improvement projects should be left to the pros.  Whenever doing a home improvement project, always remember, safety first! Winter isn’t just a time for celebrating the holidays and spending more time in shopping malls than you ever dreamed…

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Spring Cleaning & Repairs

With all the nice, warm weather we have been having lately, spring cleaning is definitely on the minds of most folks here in northern Minnesota!  Below are 4 “Must Check” items that should be on your spring cleaning and repairs list via theAllStateBlog! Replace torn or damage window screens. If you don’t have an air conditioner, or if you simply…

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Smart Use for Small Spaces

We’ve all seen pictures or shows about the tiny homes and how the owners get creative with the storage space inside them. What if you could do the same inside your home? Below are a few simple ways you can utilize some of that unused space in your home. Not enough storage space in your kitchen or bathroom? Try installing…

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10 Cool Ways to use Chalkboard Paint

We have all fallen in love with Chalkboard Paint and people have been coming up with some fun, creative ideas on how to use it! Check out these 10 ways you can use chalkboard paint in your home!

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Thinking About Updating Before the Holidays?

With the holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to update the inside of your home! Here are a few easy ways to update the look of some of the rooms in your house! Simply replacing the handles on your cabinets and drawers in your kitchen or bathroom can give it a whole new look! Update old…

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Summer Paint & Stain REBATES

If you’ve been putting off that painting and staining project all summer long, now’s the time to check it off the “to-do” list. Both Cabot Stain and Valspar Paint are offering generous rebates – just in time to get your projects done before fall appears here in the northland.

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Independence Day Paint and Stain REBATES

Now, through July 10, we’re offering REBATES on Valspar paint and Cabot stains.                       One of our Pohaki Lumber customers took advantage of our last round of paint rebates. While the kitchen is still a work in progress (Fasade backsplash and cabinet decor yet to be added), you can see the…

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Easy DIY – Cabinet Hardware Refinish

Resurfacing your cabinet pulls can give your existing cabinetry a whole new look. Plus, it’s cost effective, especially if the hardware itself is in great condition (and you’re still happy with the style of it.) We attempted this very project this past weekend, and finished in one day’s time. (Actual completion time may be dependent on drying time.) Here’s the “before” picture…

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