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Sprucing Up Your Home for the Holidays

Forget spring cleaning, it is time for holiday sprucing! With Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s quickly approaching, it is time to spruce up your home for family, friends and holiday fun. Chances are you spent a majority of your summer working outside checking projects off your exterior to-do list. Now that the cool, crisp air has arrived, it is time to work on your interior projects, such as remodeling your kitchen and bath.

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Replacing Windows in the Fall for Winter Efficiency

Fall is upon us, the season of opening our windows to let that cool, crisp breeze into our homes. Did you know that fall is also the ideal season for replacing your home’s windows? The harsh, cold winter that Illinois brings will be here before we know it. Replacing your windows now will make your home more efficient this winter.

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East Alton Family-Run Lumber Company Celebrates 75 Years in Business

Fischer Lumber Company is celebrating 75 years of business, growth and a strong family presence in East Alton. Since the company’s founding in 1941, the full service lumberyard has more than tripled and expanded business all over the St. Louis metro area.

After C.C. Fischer and G.A. Fischer purchased the Hale Lumber Company in 1941, eight employees worked together for the next fourteen years to build the Fischer Lumber Company. C.C. Fischer then purchased all stock from the George Fischer Family and the company has been in the C.C. Fischer Family ever since.

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