Entries by Roy Kollar

Townhomes

If you are looking to build a new home, a townhome may be a good solution for you. Let’s start with defining a townhome. Townhomes and condos are similar, but typically with a townhome, you own the piece of land that your home sits on. With a condo, you own the space between the walls, […]

Employee Spotlight: Jeff Knutson

I have been part of the Country Lumber family since 1985. I started as a truck driver while I was attending Saint Cloud State. I transferred to Dunwoody to study architectural drafting and estimating. During that time I moved into the office as an estimator and then a part time sales person. After graduation I […]

Deck Railings

“Beauty Meets Strength” So, you have your decking picked out for your new deck and now it is time to pick out the railing for it. When choosing, consider strength, distinction, low maintenance, long lasting beauty and a “Made in the USA” innovative company that builds it. This is what you will find when choosing […]

Employee Spotlight: Pam Robideau

I have worked at Country Lumber as a salesperson since 1990.  I will say I love working here!  In that time, I have seen many changes in the lumber business as well as at Country Lumber.  I am proud to say Country Lumber strives to be the best in the business.  We have a talented […]

Delivery capabilities

Country Lumber is happy to announce that we have added a truck mounted forklift to our fleet. This will increase our efficiency and will allow us to deliver product to more locations. Imagine having your new deck materials delivered to your backyard, next to your work location instead of carrying them by hand from the […]

Employee Spotlight: Bryant Richards

Bryant Richards I’ve been at Country Lumber since 2012. I am married and my wife Kelly is a nurse. We live on Clearwater Lake by Annandale and have two wonderful children, Hannah and Will. I’ve been in the lumber business for 38yrs. First as a draftsman, then cabinet sales, and finally lumber sales. I grew […]

Things to think about when replacing windows

  Why are you replacing your windows? Do you have condensation on the inside of your glass when it gets cold outside? This is caused by high humidity in the house and not from the windows themselves. When replacing your windows you should also install an air exchanger or adjust your current air changer to […]

Shingles

Shingle Blog We carry 2 lines of shingles here at Country Lumber. Our preferred line is Malarkey Vista AR. Malarkey Roofing Products as been a family owned business since 1956 operating in Portland, OR. Malarkey is committed to new heights in polymerization and the development of long lasting products. We currently stock: Antique Brown Black […]

Employee Spotlight: Chip Frederickson

Chip Frederickson I’ve worked full time at Country Lumber since 1999.  I have two Great kids, Son William (14) Daughter Cori (11). I graduated from Becker High School in 1993. I attended South Dakota State in Brookings.  I have a degree in sociology with a minor in criminal justice.  Neither of which come in to […]

Design

  Starting the process of a building project can be very exciting and confusing at the same time. I always get asked where do I begin? What do I need to get started?  Well, the first step is the design and planning of your building project. Whether it’s a garage, deck, remodel, or new home. […]