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Deck or no deck? That is the question.

Screen Shot 2018 06 25 at 11.14.27 AMWarm, sunny days are here to stay for a while and it’s time to get moving on your highly-anticipated outdoor living space. You’ve been looking at magazines and browsing the internet, but you’re still not sure if you want a deck or if a patio would be best. Let us help you decide. 

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Four things that can happen if you wait to replace your roof

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Replacing a leaky roof is no easy task. Many homeowners may think they’re dealing with small problems - an insignificant drip, a miniscule hole or barely noticeable cracks. These nuisances are often thought to be “no big deal” when they really are. Read on to find out what can happen if you choose to wait to replace your roof.

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Common Mistakes When Renovating your Bathroom

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You did it. You finally decided to renovate your bathroom. You’re a little nervous but this reno is long overdue and you can’t wait to get started. Before you do, check out these bathroom reno oversights - so you don’t find yourself in the middle of a bathroom blunder.

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Make Sure your Home is Ready for Spring

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Spring is finally here! We’ve made it through another winter and we’re ready for some warm, sunny days. But with those warm days, you’ll want to get to work - making sure your home is in tip-top shape for the new season.

Roof and Shingles
A good start is to inspect the shingles on your roof. You want to make sure none of them were damaged or blown off during the winter. If you find the shingles are curling, your roof is susceptible to leaking and you’ll want to replace them. While the frigid temps and blustery winter winds can wreak havoc on your shingles, the summer can be just as brutal. With temps climbing into the hundreds in many areas, as well as severe spring thunderstorms, your shingles can quickly end up cracking, buckling, and losing their granules. Many homeowners may not recognize it, but shingles get pretty roughed up from mother nature all year long. If shingle replacement is in your future, you can rely on Fischer Lumber to tackle this project with a large selection of GAF roofing products. Over 15 colors of limited lifetime warranty architectural shingles are in stock, ready for purchase and install. 

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Features every home remodel must have

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Home remodels, whether to prepare for selling or just to keep up with the latest design trends, should always boast certain features. Every homeowner has their own style and will ensure their living space reflects it. But let’s take a look at a few features that every home remodel must have, regardless of style.

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Basement Remodeling Tips

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Now more than ever, basements are becoming the entertainment focal point of a home. Sure, family and friends still gather in the kitchen or around a cozy fireplace, but the basement is quickly gaining popularity over the rest. Let’s go over some remodeling ideas to get that basement in tip-top shape for entertaining.

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Homeowners Guide: Must-Haves for your Toolkit

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Whether you’re a new homeowner or have been for decades, you are now the Chief Executive Officer in charge of home maintenance. Have a leaky faucet? Did the hot water heater go out? That ceiling fan making an awful noise? You get to fix these things, but that’s okay - we’re about to list your toolkit must-haves.

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Remodel Projects that are Perfectly Suited for the Season

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It’s the dead of winter; you’re tired and you’re bored. How about taking on a winter remodeling project? This is a really good idea and here’s why: during the winter months, material and contractor availability are at their peak. Having work done this season will certainly save you time, money, and frustration. Here are a few remodel projects that are perfectly suited for the season:

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