How To’s

Easy DIY Birdhouse

This DIY birdhouse is a simple, inexpensive family project that you can put together in about an hour. It requires only a few basic tools and supplies.

Check out this tutorial video for the step by step instructions, and shop Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center for tape measures, circular saws, drills, wood planks & more!*

Source: DK Builds, YouTube

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2020-05-13T16:24:04-05:00May 13th, 2020|How To's|

How To Build A Firepit On A Budget

Follow these easy step-by-step instructions for building a backyard firepit safely, quickly and cost-effectively – from the ground up. This simple afternoon project will provide a fun place to gather with family. It’s time to grab those marshmallows!

Watch the video tutorial and shop Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center for retaining wall block, shovels, sand, pavers and more!*

Source: HGTV, YouTube

*Product availability varies by location

2020-05-13T16:24:36-05:00May 12th, 2020|How To's|

DIY Planter Bench

This DIY planter bench is a win-win as far as beauty and functionality. Customize to suit your outdoor seating needs – adjust the height, as needed, and use the wood species of your choice. Transform a plain area of your yard or patio in an afternoon!

Watch this easy to follow tutorial video, and click on the link below the video for a complete materials list. Shop Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center for a variety of lumber, miter saws, gardening tools and more!*

Source: Stan Sullivan, Simply Easy DIY (YouTube)

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2020-05-13T16:25:14-05:00May 11th, 2020|How To's|

DIY Sliding Barn Door On A Budget

Barn doors are an affordable, on-trend way to instantly transform a room – adding functionality and character to any space. In this week’s video, learn how to turn a basic door into a farmhouse-chic, sliding barn door.

Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center offers a variety of doors, door hardware & tools to bring your project to life.*

Source: HGTV, YouTube

*Product availability varies by location

2020-05-13T16:25:48-05:00May 11th, 2020|How To's|

How To Shiplap An Accent Wall

Add rustic, farmhouse character to any room in your home with a shiplap accent wall. This easy-to-follow video will walk you through each step of the process. In no time, you’ll have a beautiful, new design element to update your space!

Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center is your project source. Shop our selection of nail guns, finishing nails, air compressors, levels, MDF, paint supplies and more!*

Source: Perspective Design Company, YouTube

*Product availability varies by location

2020-05-13T16:28:17-05:00May 11th, 2020|How To's|

How To Build a Raised Garden Bed

Spring is here, and now is the perfect time to build a raised bed for planting flowers, plants, or even a vegetable garden (a great activity to share with your children, and an economical way to help feed your family).

Raised garden beds can be customized to fit your needs – constructed from a variety of materials, such as: treated lumber, cedar posts, landscape timbers, retaining wall block and more.

Check out this week’s article for ideas and step-by-step instructions, and shop Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center for all of your project needs.

how to build a raised garden bed

Source: HGTV

2020-04-09T09:58:37-05:00April 8th, 2020|How To's|

How To Fill Your Raised Garden Bed

Raised bed gardening is increasing in popularity, for multiple reasons. When fully planted, not only are they beautiful, but they allow you to create a low-maintenance garden almost anywhere. Raised planter beds provide great drainage and well-aerated soil – as well as protection from weeds and pests. Now that you’ve built your raised garden bed, it’s time to fill it.

Check out this week’s article to set your green thumb up for success, and be sure to shop Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center for your lawn and gardening needs, such as bag goods, wheelbarrows, gardening tools, hoses and much more.

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how to fill your raised garden bed

Photo: Shain Rievley
Source: HGTV

2020-04-09T10:14:30-05:00April 8th, 2020|How To's|

How To Clean and Seal Your Wood Deck

If your wood deck is looking a bit tired, now is the perfect time to bring back its natural beauty. In just a few easy steps, you can have a beautiful-looking deck to enjoy throughout the summer months.

Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center carries a great selection of supplies to help you tackle this project, from deck cleaners, stains and sealers to sandpaper, painter’s tape, paintbrushes, rollers and sprayers, and much more.

Follow these easy, step-by-step instructions, and you’ll be enjoying a beautifully-maintained wood deck in no time!

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How to Stain Your Deck

Source: HGTV

2020-04-09T10:13:43-05:00April 8th, 2020|How To's|

How To Revive Your Wood Fence

If your fence is in need of a little TLC, this week’s “How To” is for you. Not only does your wood fence provide security, privacy and curb appeal – it’s an investment. By maintaining your fence’s finish, you can help protect structural integrity and keep it looking great for years.

In addition to fence material, Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center is your source for fence maintenance essentials, such as wood cleaners, stains and sealers, sandpaper, drop cloths, painter’s tape, paintbrushes, rollers, sprayers, and much more.

Follow these simple, step-by-step “Fence Revival” instructions, and click on the “How to Paint a Fence” photo links at the end to help breathe new life into your fence:

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How to Revive Your Wood Fence

Source: HGTV

2020-04-09T10:18:26-05:00April 8th, 2020|How To's|

Easy DIY Paver Edging

Not only is paver edging a great solution for giving your yard a professionally-landscaped look, tidying unruly flower beds, and making mowing around flower beds a breeze, it’s a simple project than can be tackled in an afternoon.

This article and video by HGTV will walk you through the process step by step. As always, Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center is your project source. Shop our selection of pavers and stepping stones, sand, shovels, trowels, levels, spray paint, garden hoses and more!

Easy DIY Paver Edging

Source: HGTV

2020-04-09T10:20:05-05:00April 8th, 2020|How To's|