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A Roof Truss You Can Trust

custom trusses feature

Roof trusses are a cost effective and dependable way to support a roof of all shapes and sizes. There are many different designs of trusses; all containing a triangular base, but varying in design according to the specific details of a project.

Fischer Lumber specializes in creating custom trusses, using only the best materials so you can always feel safe and be protected from the elements of every season. Since there are endless designs of roofs and ceilings, the creation and design of a roof truss system should be always be done by a qualified professional.  

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Fischer Lumber Co. Steps Up as Gold Level Business Sponsor of Edwardsville’s Neighbors in Need

Screen Shot 2017 03 30 at 9.42.08 AMFischer Lumber Co. has joined the Edwardsville’s Neighbors in Need as a 2017 Gold Level Business Sponsor. With this business partnership, Fischer Lumber Co. will be sponsoring both The Taste of Edwardsville and the Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K this coming year.

The 9th Annual Taste of Edwardsville will be held on Sat., May 13 in the heart of downtown Edwardsville in the Leclaire Room and an adjacent party tent. This premier event features the best cuisine Edwardsville has to offer, as well as live entertainment by Well Hungarians. Over 500 community residents are expected to attend! Tickets will be available for purchase online beginning April 13.

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It's Time to Replace Your Old Front Door

Front Door

The front door of a home has so much more value than simply being an entry way to what’s inside. Having a reliable front door is essential to the value of a home, making it crucial for homeowners to inspect their front door that’s suffering from old age.

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Preparing to Spring Clean Your Garage

Garage

The garage is always guilty of being the first room in the house to store unwanted items that simply don’t belong anywhere else. Spring is quickly approaching and garages are still suffering from piles of Christmas décor, toys and sports equipment, dad’s tools, and other items that have been scattered all over the garage floor. Your garage doesn’t have to be an eyesore compared to the rest of your house anymore, let us help transform your garage into an organized, efficient, and accessible room the entire family can enjoy:

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Getting Your Deck Ready For Spring

Deck

Springtime is near, which means our winter hibernation will soon be coming to an end. It won’t be long until your deck will be needed after a long day of work or to host barbeques with family and friends. Unfortunately, the winter elements commonly damage our beloved decks; therefore, it’s important to follow these steps to ensure that your deck is warm weather ready.

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Choosing A Contractor Versus Doing It Yourself

Contractor

There is no better feeling than getting your hands dirty and being able to check home improvement projects off your list of things to do. However, sometimes we take on jobs that might be a little over our head. There are several factors that contribute to whether you should hire a contractor, or take on a project using your own craftsmanship.

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Winter Home Improvement Projects

With the cold weather keeping you locked up indoors, the winter season is the perfect time to work on some home improvement projects. Here are five simple winter projects that you can tackle before spring arrives:

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Tools Every Homeowner Needs

Maintenance is one of the countless responsibilities of owning your own home. With that being said, some breaks and leaks cannot be fixed with simply a hammer and a nail. Here is a list of the basic tools that every homeowner should have stocked in their tool shed:

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