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Siding Selection: How to Choose the Best Siding for Your Home

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The exterior of your home is the first thing people see. Whether you’re building the house of your dreams or just looking to upgrade your look to something more modern, let your siding make a good first impression. But it’s not just about what you see, you also need to make sure you’re choosing materials that last. Here are a few tips for how to choose the best siding to compliment your home:

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Tips for Building a Wood Fence

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Now that you’ve decided to embark on a DIY wood fence journey, some tips may be helpful. Wood fences are great for many reasons. They are durable, perfect for privacy reasons and almost a necessity if you have dogs. Before you build, consider the following tips.

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Choosing the Right Exterior Doors for Your Home

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Are you looking for a way to give your home a fresh new look without completing a full renovation? Upgrading your exterior doors is a great option. By swapping out your old exterior doors for newer, more modern doors the outside of your home will get the facelift you’re looking for. You will find that there are so many exterior door options, making it hard to choose. How do you go about choosing the right exterior doors for your home?

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Building a Porch – Things to Consider Before You Build

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Summer is right around the corner, and if you plan on spending a lot of time outside you may want to consider creating your own outdoor oasis. One way to do that is to create a screened in porch. A screened in porch will offer you and your family a nice place to enjoy the outdoors while staying safe from insects and nature’s elements.

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Steps to Restoring Your Deck

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As the weather gets better, you may be considering a deck update. As expected, years of rain, snow and sunshine may have your deck looking like it needs a facelift. If your deck is still strong and the foundation is good, you can just provide a little TLC and get your deck back to looking brand new in no time!

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What to Consider When Remodeling Your Kitchen

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You’ve been contemplating a kitchen remodel for months, and now you are finally committing to it. It’s exciting! You are finally going to have that dream kitchen you have been wanting. However, before you swing the hammer and start demo, there are a few things you may want to consider.

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Window Shopping: Selecting the Perfect Windows

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Whether you’re remodeling an existing home or building a new one, picking the right windows is an important decision. Windows not only characterize the look of your home, they help determine its energy efficiency. The type of windows installed in a section or individual room of the home can influence how it’s used.

But with so many options for windows on the market today, how do you know which windows are right for you? We can help you break that decision down with just a few steps:

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Siding Trends of 2020

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Yearning for a new look to your home’s exterior? If the elements have taken a toll on your home’s appearance over the years or you just want to freshen up its look, Fischer Lumber can help you find the siding that will do the job.

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