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Finishing Your Basement


A finished basement can reap endless benefits to your home and family. It can increase your home’s value, add more functionality and space to your home (without the extra costs of adding on) and not to mention, it can be adapted over the years to fit your family’s evolving needs. However, finishing your basement can be a daunting process and the design process needs to be carried out carefully. The Fischer family is here to offer you some advice for turning your lower level into a space the whole family can enjoy.

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It Is Time to Shed the Clutter... By Building a Tool Shed!


You haven’t been able to park inside your garage since you purchased the car you just paid off. You cringe every time you open the closet in fear of falling debris. You opt to purchase a new shovel instead of trying to reach the one in the corner of the garage. It’s time to invest in your sanity and a shed. While this may seem like a daunting task, we can ensure it is both easy and affordable in a few simple steps.

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Your Fence Needs a Facelift


Your full-grown Labrador can easily walk through the gaps, you fear getting too close to it when you mow the lawn and you wonder how it is still standing after the smallest of thunderstorms. It’s time. Your fence needs a facelift.

Fischer Lumber has everything you need for a safe, sturdy and sightly fence. Our experts can help you determine if your fence is in need of a repair or a full replacement. Here are a few weekend projects that can take your fence from falling apart to best on the block:

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Fischer Lumber Co. Selected Best Lumber Company by Advantage News Readers' Choice 2017

ReadersChoice Ribbon

Fischer Lumber Co. is excited to announce that it has been recently selected Best Lumber Company by Advantage News Readers’ Choice 2017.

“We are so honored to have been chosen and recognized by readers of the Advantage News,” said Ed Fischer, treasurer of Fischer Lumber Company. “To think back to Fischer Lumber’s beginning, this award shows how much we have grown in the community and region and it is such a point of pride for my family and the entire company.”

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Is It Time to Replace Your Roof?


You likely do not give much thought to your roof until something goes wrong. Save yourself the stress of a leak or an issue that goes unseen by knowing the signs that it may be time to replace the roof. If caught early enough, these signs can be nipped in the bud and prevent serious damage or a premature roof replacement.

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Building an Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen

Kitchens have long been referred to as “the heart of the home”, where meals are made, conversations are had and laughter is shared. However, they are also the place where guests gather and linger during parties, causing your house to quickly become too crowded, too loud and too messy.

Between Fourth of July cookouts and pool parties, summertime is filled of reasons to celebrate. Are you looking to host parties that are fun and functional this summer season? You should consider building an outdoor kitchen. An easy expansion to your home’s outdoor living space, an outdoor kitchen allows you to prepare meals and interact with your guests all at once. Forget the endless running back and forth between the kitchen and backyard for food, drinks and plates. With an outdoor kitchen, you can keep the cool air sealed inside your home and keep messy guests outside.

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Keeping it Cool this Summer


While the temperature may feel perfect now, the dog days of summer are looming just around the corner. Make sure your home is ready to endure the heat or your utility bill will skyrocket faster than the temperature.

Improve Your Insulation
The better your insulation, the more cool air will stay inside where it needs to be. Fischer Lumber proudly offers Atticat blown-in insulation. If your home was built more than two decades ago and still has the original insulation, it is likely that your insulation has settled or decayed over the years. Do not allow your old insulation continue to rob you of your hard-earned money. Make an investment in energy efficiency and added home comfort.

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Summer Check List for Your Home

To do ListSummer is just around the corner, which means the storms, smoldering heat and humidity the season encompasses will be here before we know it. Is your home ready to beat the heat? Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the warm weather and to prepare your home to run efficiently this summer season:

Replace your air conditioner filter. Replacing your air conditioner’s filter every one to three months allows your air conditioner to run more efficiently and to produce clean air. If your family is victims of allergies, maintaining a clean air filter will help reduce your family’s symptoms.

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