Entries by Roy Kollar

UM Arboretum Hsaio-Ho Garden Path.

UM Arboretum Hsaio-Ho Garden Path. Architecture from the far east! If you’ve been to the Arboretum in Chaska recently you may have noticed a little commotion and construction on the far southwest side of the facility. This is a new installment for a full Chinese garden path that features vegetation, sculpture and design from the other side of […]

Employee Spotlight: Karen White (Dokk)

I have been with Country Lumber since June 1, 1999. I started as a truck driver and worked my way into the office. I hold the position of Inventory Control Specialist along with other roles such as billing, receiving, sales support, and accounts payable.  My husband Chris and I have 2 children. My hobbies include […]

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 […]