Entries by Roy Kollar

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 […]


  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. […]

Employee Spotlight: Kenny Stodola

    I’ve been a lifelong resident of Becker.  I graduated from Becker High School in 1969.  I worked at Electric Machinery in Minneapolis from 1969-1980.  I farmed for 5 years before coming to Country Lumber in 1985.  I’ve worked here for 32 years, February 3rd will be my last day of full time employment.  […]

Condensation in your home

ABOUT CONDENSATION During cold winters, there is a great temperature difference between the inside of a house and the weather outside.  When the temperature drops outdoors, the glass on you windows and doors tends to have lower temperatures than other surfaces in your house, and is the first place that you’ll notice condensation in your […]

Deck season

When it comes to choosing the right deck there are many things to keep in mind. Such as size, location and materials. The first step is planning. You will want to ask yourself a few questions.  How will I use this deck? Is it a private area for you to relax and enjoy your views […]