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About Holly Broenneke

Associate Director of Marketing & Advertising at Moscow & Pullman Building Supply

DIY Fire Pit Kit

Transform your backyard into a space the whole family will enjoy. With this DIY Fire Pit Kit, installation is as easy as 1-2-3!

STEP 1: Find a level area that is at least 3′ away from potential hazardous debris like foliage, tree branches, buildings, etc. Make sure the location you choose for your firepit is the permanent location as you will not be able to move it once assembled.

STEP 2: Start by placing the round firepit insert on the ground, you’ll place the first course of bricks around, continue placing the next course in a staggered pattern.
Depending on the height of your firepit, you will want to apply the adhesive to at least the top two courses to ensure stability.

STEP 3: Once all courses are installed, top the firepit with the round firepit insert. Lastly, for safety measures, you will want to fill the firepit with gravel up until the interior bricks are no longer visible. All materials are supplied, except the gravel is sold separately. Gravel is available in bags or bulk goods, of your choice.

Bring your outdoor vision to life with hardscapes from Belgard. Pavers, wall blocks and more available at Moscow & Pullman Building Supply. Call for details on stock and availability.

Bulk landscaping material also available. Check out our selection here.

By |May 8th, 2020|DIY Enthusiasts|

Fresh Cut Christmas Trees & Wreaths – December 4, 2019

Not only are fresh cut trees beautiful, they are practical and environmentally friendly too. Check out this great list of reasons to go green this season!

Christmas trees are renewable. They are grown on farms just like any other crop. Growers often plant one to three new seedlings for every tree that is harvested.  Real trees benefit the environment – they support wildlife by providing shelter for years.   While trees are being grown for your home one day, they are absorbing carbon dioxide and other gasses producing fresh oxygen.  Choosing a live tree for your home is a great […]

By |December 4th, 2019|In Bloom on the Palouse|

Cabinet Chat: Bellmont Frameless Cabinets; Modern Style with Smooth Function – December 12, 2018

Our clientele has grown over the last four years, their needs for kitchen and bath designs are continuously changing. The 2019 trends are clean simple styling, innovative storage solutions and dimensional finishes,which caters to the busier lifestyles that we are all experiencing. Innovative storage solutions deliver better drawer organization, enhanced access for hard to reach areas, and increased functionality. A dimensional finish offers clean lines, movement and texture much like how the the luster of metals combine with organic elements to create an intriguing design. We went out scouting for a new cabinet manufacture that offered smart, innovative designs […]

By |December 12th, 2018|Cabinet Chat - Design Blog|

Cabinet Chat: Granite vs. Quartz Countertops – October 12, 2018

What is the difference between granite and quartz countertops?

Lets go over each material to help you make the right choice for your kitchen or bathroom countertops.

Granite is a natural stone that is cut from the earth like slices of bread. It is an igneous rock made up of primarily quartz and a mixtures of additional trace material. These minerals and their variation in abundance give granite numerous colors and textures. The colors are grouped into 10 basic categories: beige, black, blue, brown, burgundy, gray green, red, yellow, and white. The dramatic veins, streaks, and mineral deposits offered by […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Cabinet Chat - Design Blog|

Cabinet Chat – Should I Paint My Cabinets? – August 27, 2018

The first thing we remind our DIY customers, painting cabinets is a very labor intensive project. The cabinets manufactures we represent here at Moscow & Pullman Building Supply use finishes that are actually an opaque stain, which is designed to look like paint and gives the consumer a long-lasting finish. These cabinets are stained in a dust free environment using an eight step process with the final step being oven cured to guarantee the strongest, most beautiful finish.

We have a lot of people ask us how to paint their golden oak cabinets, here are a few tricks and tips […]

By |August 27th, 2018|Cabinet Chat - Design Blog|