July 15, 2019

Announcing the Alexander Lumber Window

Alexander Lumber Co. announces that it has launched its own line of windows. For the first time in the company’s storied history, Alexander Lumber is now […]
July 8, 2019

Alexander Lumber Opens a Brand-new Lumberyard

Alexander Lumber Co. announces the opening of its new lumberyard in Iowa City, Iowa. The company has built a state-of-the-art building materials facility to better serve […]
July 3, 2019

Alexander Lumber Earns Better Business Bureau Accreditation

AURORA, ILL. —Alexander Lumber Co. is pleased to announce that, having met all Better Business Bureau (BBB) standards, it is now an accredited business. Becoming an […]
January 28, 2019

Store Closing Sales

Alexander Lumber Co. is closing five of its smaller Illinois lumberyards and consolidating two other locations into nearby yards. As a result, from now through mid-Spring […]
January 9, 2019

Alexander Lumber Co. to Close or Merge Seven Illinois Lumberyards

In a proactive move based on local economic and market factors, the 128-year-old building materials company makes the decision to shut several of its locations and […]
June 27, 2017
deck railing design ideas

5 Brilliant Ways to Use Deck Railing Design to Complete Your New Deck

Deck railing isn’t just about safety. The rail system you choose will add its own personality to your deck. Think of it like you would for moldings […]
June 21, 2017
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3 Deck Enclosure Options for Your Midwest Home

There is only one problem with a deck is if you live in a climate like the Midwest, it gets too cold over the winter to […]
June 13, 2017
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Redesign Your Outdoor Space with a Floating Deck

In the world of deck ideas, the floating deck is slowly starting to become more popular. Why? And what are floating decks, anyway? Let’s take a […]
June 6, 2017

Building a Home? New Home Construction Costs to Guide Decision Making

Would-be homeowners often ask builders how much per square foot it should cost to build a new home. The problem is that the new home construction […]
May 30, 2017
graduation open house home improvements

Grad Party Season: Prep Your House with These Home Improvement Tips

Graduation season is here! If you have a grad in your family, then you know what that means: You’ll need to throw him or her a […]