Category Archives: Paint

 

Paint Like a Pro: Interior Paint & Prep Checklist

If it’s time to add a fresh look to your space, a coat of paint can do wonders. But before you grab a brush, you’ll need to prep your walls and protect your floors and furniture. Use this checklist to get everything ready before you paint. PREP THE WALLS You want your new paint job to look fantastic. If there…

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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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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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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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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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Gray is Gorgeous!

The color “gray” is gorgeous. And, when it comes to interior design, this typically “cool” color is “HOT” right now. From DuraSupreme and 6-square cabinetry finishes and Cambria and Corian countertops to the Valspar paint color on your walls and repurposed furniture, gray is a great neutral “anchor” when it comes to incorporating other pops of your favorite colors into your home design….

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