Category Archives: Home Improvement

 

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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How to Prep Your Wood for Staining

The forecast for the upcoming week here in northern Minnesota is looking pretty fantastic for tackling outdoor home improvement projects. We’ve had several customers coming in to purchase Cabot stain to resurface decks, etc. Honestly, Spring is the perfect time to tackle this particular project, so you can enjoy your deck the rest of the summer season here in northern Minnesota!…

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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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Rebates on Valspar Paint and Cabot Stain at Pohaki

It’s rebate time again at Pohaki Lumber! Now that Spring has actually arrived here in northern Minnesota (or so we hope), it’s the perfect time to freshen an interior room (or three) within your home. From April 17 – May 1, we’ll be offering HOT SPRING REBATES on gallons of quality Cabot stain and Valspar paints. Stop in store from…

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6 Reasons to Choose Quartz Countertops

When it comes to choosing countertops, there are so many choices out there – laminate, granite, wood, stainless, concrete – among others. And while it’s challenging to determine which countertop is best for your home, your friends at Pohaki Lumber are here to help! Quartz is definitely one of our favorites (if not THE favorite) when it comes to countertop materials!…

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BOGO Valspar Paint Sale – March 17-19

Starting Thursday, March 17, we’ll be celebrating the arrival of SPRING (even if we do get several inches of snow here in NE MN within the next few days), with our BOGO (Buy one, get one free) VALSPAR PAINT sale, here at Pohaki Lumber. Stop into our store ahead of time (we’re open 8 a.m.- 5p.m., M-F: and 8 a.m.-noon…

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DIY Light Fixture Facelift

This weekend we tackled a brassy light fixture and gave it a whole new life! If you’re happy with the style and shape of light fixtures in your home, giving them a facelift can be as simple as a can (or two) of spray paint! Save yourself a whole bunch of time and hassle (shopping for new light fixtures). This is…

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8 Weekend Home Improvement Projects

Like the rest of the working world, our weekdays (Monday-Friday) are jam-packed with, well….everyday life. When a weekend approaches, so many of us are staring down a multitude of home improvement on our “honey-do”  lists. We’ve compiled at list of home improvement projects that you can start (and likely finish) in a weekend. 1.) Interior Painting – This is a no-brainer,…

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Durable DuraSupreme Cabinetry

If your home is like so many of ours here in the northland, it’s likely in need of a cabinetry update in a room (or three). Lucky for you (and us, too), DuraSupreme shares its cabinet Styling Guide. This Minnesota-based company offers durable cabinetry styles from traditional and rustic to modern and contemporary (and everything in between), making for the…

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10 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return So It Keeps On Giving

It’s hard to believe it’s tax season already. If you’re lucky enough to get a tax return, there are (obviously) many ways one can use the extra stash of cash – vacations, furniture, shopping spree, paying off bills, invest it, and/or put it in one’s savings account. However, if you look at it this way, your tax return CAN keep…

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