May 26, 2016
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Build the Ultimate Treehouse this Summer

Most kids dream of building their own ultimate treehouse. And maybe some adults too. Especially those who grew up watching movies like Swiss Family Robinson (favorite!), […]
May 20, 2016
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Boost Your Home Value with these Popular Window Trends

New windows can enhance the look of any home, while making it quieter, less drafty, and more energy efficient. What are the most popular windows on […]
May 18, 2016
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The Best Way To Remodeling your Home to be more Accessible

There are a lot of reasons why making a home more accessible makes sense. Here are a few: You plan to stay in your home indefinitely. […]
May 10, 2016
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How You Can Save Money by Installing Energy Efficient Windows

You’ve heard a lot about energy efficiency in the past several years. But what is it? Energy efficiency is doing more with less energy. An example? […]
May 6, 2016
DIY Summer Building Projects

Top 10 DIY Summer Building Projects

What home improvement projects are you planning to tackle this summer? Will you raise a deck or replace windows? Renovate a bathroom or refinish your basement? […]
May 4, 2016
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How to Convert Your Deck into a Sunroom (for Year Round Enjoyment)

Homeowners throughout the nation are looking to use their patios and decks much more frequently throughout the year. Not just in the summer months. This is […]
April 29, 2016
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5 of the Most Popular Deck Trends for Your Midwest Home

The Midwest is waking this month. Which means homeowners across Illinois and Wisconsin are embracing sunnier skies to begin various house projects. Both in and outside […]
April 27, 2016
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5 Reasons Better Homes Begin with Quality Partners

What makes a good partner? A thousand different business books authored by a thousand different people will say a thousand different things. But there is a […]
April 13, 2016

Lumber Supplier Builds Communities in Illinois and Wisconsin for 125 Years

Members of the Alexander Lumber sales team gathered in early March to discuss the value and the significance of 125 years as a building materials supplier […]