Entries by Roy Kollar

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. […]

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 […]