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Top 6 Home Design and Renovation Trends for the Summer

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Kitchen themes for this summer? Sustainability and natural materials. In recent months, we have observed a shift in home renovation trends to classic and long-lasting designs rather than something that becomes tiring quickly. Here are the top six home design and renovation trends for this summer that have been taking the home improvement world by […]

Freshen Up Your Home with New Doors and Windows!

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Does the recent warm weather have you itching to freshen up your home but you aren’t sure where to start? We have a suggestion, you may want to consider replacing your windows and doors! Along with an added boost to the value and beauty of your home, window and door replacement yields many other benefits, […]

National Lumber Now Offers Trex Enhance Decking

Are you ready to enjoy the warmth and sunshine that the spring has to offer but don’t have the deck to do so? Well, look no further! We now carry Trex Enhance Decking and are ready to help with your outdoor living needs. Trex Enhance decking comes in two unique collections: basics and naturals. If […]

National Lumber at the Maryland Home and Garden Show 2019

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Join the National Lumber window team at this year’s spring Maryland Home and Garden Show held this weekend (March 2-3) and next (March 8-9) at the Timonium Fairgrounds.We are pleased to be attending the upcoming Maryland Home and Garden Show at the Timonium Fairgrounds as an exhibitor. Stop by booth 734 to meet with our […]

100 Years of Serving Baltimore

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The National Lumber story began in 1919 when Alexander Fruman, a carpenter by trade, sensed a growing need for custom-made window and door sashes. This hastened the birth of National Lumber Company and set the stage for the customer-centered business we run today. The first three employees were Alexander and his sons Isadore and Phillip […]

Visit Our Kitchen and Bath Showroom!

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Need help building your dream kitchen? We have everything you need. Are you planning an upcoming kitchen or bathroom renovation? Dreaming of a modern refresh or French country elements? Our Kitchen and Bathroom Showroom is the best place to start. Located on-site at our convenient Pulaski Highway location, the Kitchen and Bathroom Showroom features more […]

Kitchen DEsigner

Laura brings 18 years of experience to our kitchen design team. She helps customers build exceptional kitchen spaces down to the finest details. 

Every client has unique needs, and Laura enjoys the puzzle of figuring out how to fulfill them. She combines her technical abilities with her background in interior design to balance functionality and beauty.

She listens to her clients to help them narrow down their choices and presents a curated selection to make the process less overwhelming. Laura finds creative solutions to check off their wish list while keeping them on budget.

Her personal favorite design trend is a transitional style with a hint of traditional details. She loves the mix of painted colors and the textures and variations of natural woods. However, the best
part of her job is the opportunity to work in every design style
and come up with different combinations of styles, materials,
and finishes executing her client’s unique vision.

Personally, she loves everything involving water- the ocean, pools, boating, and long baths.
She also enjoys anything with a story- books, movies, shows, etc.
Her newest hobby is attempting to have as much fun cooking as she does exploring new restaurants.

Kitchen DEsigner

With over 15 years of experience, LindaRose brings deep knowledge of how to achieve beautiful kitchen designs at the right price. 

For LindaRose, listening to a client’s needs is paramount to achieving a great design. Creativity is key to kitchen design, requiring out-of-the-box thinking to achieve an excellent final product. 

Some of her favorite design trends she introduces to clients include transitional, clean lines, and dark islands with light perimeters. 

Before entering the world of kitchen design, she spent 20 years in theatre as a singer and actor, working in notable local theatres like Round House and Everyman.

In her free time, she enjoys other creative endeavors such as working with textiles including quilting, embroidery, and weaving. 

Kitchen DEsigner

Rick Bechtel is an industry expert with 7+ years as a kitchen designer. He brings unique insights to design thanks to his 15 years as a carpenter and contractor.

Rick believes in the importance of listening to the needs of the clients he works with. Utilizing his experience s a carpenter and contractor, he strives to make every layout as economical as possible through wise cabinet selection. 

Rick makes informed suggestions for products or features that can improve the cooking experience. He’s an expert in taking the dream items clients identify online or in showrooms and introducing options that better fit their design needs and are less cost prohibitive.

As a designer, he’s an expert on contemporary or transitional styles, light colors, and wood accents. 

Rick is passionate about woodworking and contracting but transitioned his career to spend more time with his children. He enjoys projects around his (or his children’s) house, and weekend trips with his wife.