Alexander Lumber Co.

Alexander Lumber Co.

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Answers By Alexander is proudly designing and supplying the materials for the kitchens for customers Randy and Lora Miller at the multi-family project at 1201 The Crossing in Iowa City, IA. The 56-unit building offers a few different kitchen layouts, two are shown here, both designed by Diane Christensen. The kitchens feature Wolf Builders Mark cabinets. The wall door styles are shown in Sierra with a painted white finish; the base door style is Sierra in an Espresso stain. The counter in the first kitchen is composed of granite (color: Mountain Mist), while the countertops for the second kitchen are laminate (color: Formica 180FX 3460-46 Calacatta Marble).
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Timeline Photos 11/11/2021

Happy Veterans Day!

A special thank you to the veterans at Alexander Lumber:

Mike Jamison
Gary Wilson
Eric Wiedemann
Matt Bronowski
Richard Conroy
Dalton Haberman
Darryl Mull
Jim Becker

And our active member
Jacob Kilkuullen

Thank you for your service!

Happy Veterans Day!

A special thank you to the veterans at Alexander Lumber:

Mike Jamison
Gary Wilson
Eric Wiedemann
Matt Bronowski
Richard Conroy
Dalton Haberman
Darryl Mull
Jim Becker

And our active member
Jacob Kilkuullen

Thank you for your service!

Timeline Photos 11/11/2021

Alexander Lumber Co. is proud to be a stocking dealer of Festool A premier line of professional power tools, including woodworking products, Festool is engineered for quality and reliability and is unmatched for performance.

Call our Champaign yard at 217-352-5175 to inquire about purchasing Festool products! #festool.

Alexander Lumber Co. is proud to be a stocking dealer of Festool A premier line of professional power tools, including woodworking products, Festool is engineered for quality and reliability and is unmatched for performance.

Call our Champaign yard at 217-352-5175 to inquire about purchasing Festool products! #festool.

Timeline Photos 11/10/2021

Check out the beautiful kitchen created by our designer Maria Johannes. #kitchendesign

Check out the beautiful kitchen created by our designer Maria Johannes. #kitchendesign

Timeline Photos 11/06/2021

We own the last mile! We are responsible and accountable for the final step in the distribution of goods and services to our customers, here is our commitment to you:

First AM: On-site with driver’s pictures and delivery completed by 9:00 a.m.
AM: On-site with driver’s pictures completed by 12:00 p.m.
PM: On-site with driver’s pictures completed after 12:00 p.m.
Any: On-site with driver’s pictures completed that business day
Standard loads: Called in by 12:00 p.m. – delivered by the end of the next business day
Hot Shot: Called in by 10:00 a.m. – delivered by the end of the business day
Material Returns: Called in and picked up within 48 hours and credited back to your account within 72 hours.

Click here to learn more https://buff.ly/2ZViuuN #ownthelastmile

We own the last mile! We are responsible and accountable for the final step in the distribution of goods and services to our customers, here is our commitment to you:

First AM: On-site with driver’s pictures and delivery completed by 9:00 a.m.
AM: On-site with driver’s pictures completed by 12:00 p.m.
PM: On-site with driver’s pictures completed after 12:00 p.m.
Any: On-site with driver’s pictures completed that business day
Standard loads: Called in by 12:00 p.m. – delivered by the end of the next business day
Hot Shot: Called in by 10:00 a.m. – delivered by the end of the business day
Material Returns: Called in and picked up within 48 hours and credited back to your account within 72 hours.

Click here to learn more https://buff.ly/2ZViuuN #ownthelastmile

Timeline Photos 11/05/2021

Just a beautiful fall day at our Crystal Lake lumber yard.

Visit your local Alexander Lumber location to get your project started before winter. https://buff.ly/3lmEDKa

Just a beautiful fall day at our Crystal Lake lumber yard.

Visit your local Alexander Lumber location to get your project started before winter. https://buff.ly/3lmEDKa

Timeline Photos 11/03/2021

From Oconomowoc, WI to Champaign, IL
From Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL.

Alexander Lumber has been your local building material supplier for over 130 years. #buylocal

Your next project begins here, visit your local Alexander Lumber location to get started.

From Oconomowoc, WI to Champaign, IL
From Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL.

Alexander Lumber has been your local building material supplier for over 130 years. #buylocal

Your next project begins here, visit your local Alexander Lumber location to get started.

Timeline Photos 11/02/2021

#testimonialtuesday

#testimonialtuesday

Timeline Photos 10/31/2021

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Photos from Alexander Lumber Co.'s post 10/30/2021

Coming soon!

A new display in our Crystal Lake Showroom. We can't wait to see the finished project. #kitchendesign

10/29/2021

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Our guys unloading a boxcar of plywood at our @alexanderlumbercrystallake

Photos from Alexander Lumber Co.'s post 10/27/2021

Just a few pictures from our team appreciation BBQ at Alexander Lumber Co.Greg's pulled pork was awesome. 👍 Thank you for all your hard work everyone!

Timeline Photos 10/26/2021

Did you know about our estimating service!

We offer free estimates on any size project, large or small, from garages to custom homes to multi-family buildings. Our estimating team builds the model of your project to your particular framing methods – in effect customizing the model and materials required to your specific project needs. https://buff.ly/3Bi1afS

Did you know about our estimating service!

We offer free estimates on any size project, large or small, from garages to custom homes to multi-family buildings. Our estimating team builds the model of your project to your particular framing methods – in effect customizing the model and materials required to your specific project needs. https://buff.ly/3Bi1afS

Timeline Photos 10/23/2021

Alexander Lumber is your local resource for window expertise. We offer a wide variety of products from @weathershieldwindow.

Weather Shield products combine old-world craftsmanship with innovative designs and materials. A family-owned and operated company in business for more than 60 years, it remains dedicated to crafting pioneering products that meet the needs of its customers.

Alexander Lumber is your local resource for window expertise. We offer a wide variety of products from @weathershieldwindow.

Weather Shield products combine old-world craftsmanship with innovative designs and materials. A family-owned and operated company in business for more than 60 years, it remains dedicated to crafting pioneering products that meet the needs of its customers.

Timeline Photos 10/22/2021

At Alexander Lumber, you will find a sense of belonging and pride. Our employees and customers are the core of our success. We seek individuals for our team who have a sense of urgency, display intellectual curiosity, and quite frankly, get stuff done!

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, submit your resume to https://buff.ly/3aZHId8

At Alexander Lumber, you will find a sense of belonging and pride. Our employees and customers are the core of our success. We seek individuals for our team who have a sense of urgency, display intellectual curiosity, and quite frankly, get stuff done!

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, submit your resume to https://buff.ly/3aZHId8

10/20/2021

Cortland Truss Plant Preview

Here's a sneak peek at a video coming soon that showcases the awesome new equipment at our Cortland Truss Plant.

Timeline Photos 10/19/2021

We offer more than lumber. Visit your local Alexander Lumber store for all your home remodeling and building supplies. Your next project starts here. #buylocal

We offer more than lumber. Visit your local Alexander Lumber store for all your home remodeling and building supplies. Your next project starts here. #buylocal

Timeline Photos 10/16/2021

@BradBellerConstruction built this beautiful cedar garden trellis. 😍 #gardendesign

@BradBellerConstruction built this beautiful cedar garden trellis. 😍 #gardendesign

Photos from Alexander Lumber Co.'s post 10/14/2021

Thanks to @huberwood, @BoiseCascadeCompany, & @JamesHardieBP for putting together terrific events today at our Cortland and Crystal Lake Yards.

And, oh man, the food from @MariosCart17 was so good. 😀

10/13/2021

Pole Barn Kitchen

Wow! Our designer Micki Craigmile created this stunning kitchen in a pole barn with cabinets from Wolf Home Products Classic line. 😯

Timeline Photos 10/11/2021

When remodeling your kitchen don't forget to add toe kick drawers. They are perfect for storing baking sheets, and more, in an often-overlooked space.

Our excellent designers can help you create the kitchen of your dreams with unique solutions that declutter your counters and wow your guests. https://alexlbr.com/services/cabinets/

When remodeling your kitchen don't forget to add toe kick drawers. They are perfect for storing baking sheets, and more, in an often-overlooked space.

Our excellent designers can help you create the kitchen of your dreams with unique solutions that declutter your counters and wow your guests. https://alexlbr.com/services/cabinets/

Timeline Photos 10/09/2021

Your next project starts here.

We offer an extensive variety of quality lumber, panel, and specialty items for all of your project needs. If you don’t see what you want, just ask. #buylocal

Your next project starts here.

We offer an extensive variety of quality lumber, panel, and specialty items for all of your project needs. If you don’t see what you want, just ask. #buylocal

Timeline Photos 10/08/2021

Check out this newly upgraded deck in Bartlett, IL by New American Design & Construction, featuring AZEK @timbertech decking and @versatex PVC post wraps. 😯

Check out this newly upgraded deck in Bartlett, IL by New American Design & Construction, featuring AZEK @timbertech decking and @versatex PVC post wraps. 😯

Photos from Alexander Lumber Co.'s post 10/07/2021

Thanks to the team at Woolf Distributing for helping us with our decking event today. Despite the rain, we were able to enjoy burgers, brats, and refreshments, while learning about the products from @timbertech, @strongtie, @FastenMaster, @EverlastAdvancedCompositeSiding, and more.

Begin your outdoor experience with Alexander Lumber. Visit our store in downtown Oconomowoc (or any of our other locations) 😀 today to get started. #buylocal

Does a Radiant Barrier Really Work? 10/07/2021

Does a Radiant Barrier Really Work?

Does a radiant barrier really work? LP Building Solutions for Professionals published an article explaining exactly how the radiant barrier lowers heat transfer.

To learn more check out their post, and stop into Alexander Lumber to find all the supplies you will need for installation!
https://bit.ly/3ulbNwu

Does a Radiant Barrier Really Work? Jordan Smith explains everything you need to know about radiant barrier sheathing / LP Building Solutions

Timeline Photos 10/06/2021

Thank you to our incredible customer service team for going above and beyond for our customers since 1891.🙏 #customerserviceappreciation

Thank you to our incredible customer service team for going above and beyond for our customers since 1891.🙏 #customerserviceappreciation

Timeline Photos 10/06/2021

The Tudor style home is one of much history and can be seen through the intricate details not the exterior of the home. James Hardie elevates this design with their Hardie Trim Boards in the color Timber Bark.

If you are looking to find a home style that is right for you, contact your nearest Alexander Lumber!

The Tudor style home is one of much history and can be seen through the intricate details not the exterior of the home. James Hardie elevates this design with their Hardie Trim Boards in the color Timber Bark.

If you are looking to find a home style that is right for you, contact your nearest Alexander Lumber!

Photos from Alexander Lumber Co.'s post 10/01/2021

Check out the new graphics on our Window Services van. 🚙

Our WindowCare program, with an emphasis on a professional installation, ensures the windows and doors will operate correctly, maintain the factory warranty, and prevent water from infiltrating your new home.

Homeowners receive thorough an explanation and demonstration on each window and door along with an additional year of labor warranty, exclusive to Alexander Lumber.

MASTER THE STEPS TO RE-SIDING A HOUSE WITH OUR RE-SIDING PREP WORKSHEET I LP Building Solutions 09/30/2021

MASTER THE STEPS TO RE-SIDING A HOUSE WITH OUR RE-SIDING PREP WORKSHEET I LP Building Solutions

Master the steps to residing a house using LP Building Solutions for Homeowners re-side worksheet. Check out link below to learn more, and stop into Alexander Lumber for all the tools you need!

https://bit.ly/3CwYex2

MASTER THE STEPS TO RE-SIDING A HOUSE WITH OUR RE-SIDING PREP WORKSHEET I LP Building Solutions MASTER THE STEPS TO RE-SIDING A HOUSE WITH OUR RE-SIDING PREP WORKSHEET

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction 09/29/2021

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction

Artificial Intelligence is the newest way that construction is evolving, and us at Alexander Lumber believe it is important to keep up. Check out this article from Construction Business Owner to read more about the the world of construction is changing.

https://bit.ly/2XETEhz

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction Many people (and products) use the terms “artificial intelligence (AI)” and “machine learning (ML)” interchangeably, but there are a few key differentiators to note. Artificial intelligence is technology that can understand data and act independently; it’s able to evaluate data, use reason...

Timeline Photos 09/28/2021

How bold will you go? 💥 Anything is possible, with James Hardie and their unique exterior siding.

To learn more, check out your nearest Alexander Lumber.

How bold will you go? 💥 Anything is possible, with James Hardie and their unique exterior siding.

To learn more, check out your nearest Alexander Lumber.

Photos from Alexander Lumber Co.'s post 09/27/2021

We were so happy to supply Wisconsin Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention with lumber for new shelving units at their Oconomowoc, WI facility.

Here they are picking up the material from our Alexander Lumber Co. store.

Thank you for choosing Alexander Lumber we're here to help with any project you have, but most importantly, thank you for your service!

Timeline Photos 09/24/2021

Small beginnings have left us with a rich history. At Alexander Lumber, we are celebrating 130 years with you! We appreciate our customers who have stuck by our side from one of our first locations in Rushville, to now. ♥️

Small beginnings have left us with a rich history. At Alexander Lumber, we are celebrating 130 years with you! We appreciate our customers who have stuck by our side from one of our first locations in Rushville, to now. ♥️

Timeline Photos 09/23/2021

White is an exterior home color that has stood the test of time. With LP Building Solutions for Homeowners , your siding will too! Their Smartside trim & siding in the color Snowscape white takes timeless to a new level. ⏰

To learn more about LP Building Solutions for Homeowners , contact your nearest Alexander Lumber!

White is an exterior home color that has stood the test of time. With LP Building Solutions for Homeowners , your siding will too! Their Smartside trim & siding in the color Snowscape white takes timeless to a new level. ⏰

To learn more about LP Building Solutions for Homeowners , contact your nearest Alexander Lumber!

09/22/2021

We hosted our team for tours and lunch at the Cortland Truss Plant today to demonstrate our newly upgraded equipment. Scott and his team did a terrific job showcasing how much more efficiently a truss is constructed from estimating and design, to assembly and shipping.

The tacos after the tours from Burritoville Dekalb were fantastic.

Again, a special thanks to Scott and the entire team at Cortland Truss for hosting this fun, informative event.

We hosted our team for tours and lunch at the Cortland Truss Plant today to demonstrate our newly upgraded equipment. Scott and his team did a terrific job showcasing how much more efficiently a truss is constructed from estimating and design, to assembly and shipping.

The tacos after the tours from Burritoville Dekalb were fantastic.

Again, a special thanks to Scott and the entire team at Cortland Truss for hosting this fun, informative event.

Timeline Photos 09/22/2021

Talk about a POP of color!💥 Wellborn Cabinet, Inc. has got cabinetry down to a science, and they want to help you. Check out their website for more inspiration such as this and the resources you need for your renovation.

For more information on Wellborn Cabinet, Inc. , contact your local Alexander Lumber!
https://bit.ly/3EcVFSx

Talk about a POP of color!💥 Wellborn Cabinet, Inc. has got cabinetry down to a science, and they want to help you. Check out their website for more inspiration such as this and the resources you need for your renovation.

For more information on Wellborn Cabinet, Inc. , contact your local Alexander Lumber!
https://bit.ly/3EcVFSx

Alexander Lumber Co. updated their business hours. 02/23/2021

Alexander Lumber Co. updated their business hours.

Alexander Lumber Co. updated their business hours.

1201 The Crossing 08/11/2019

Answers By Alexander is proudly designing and supplying the materials for the kitchens for customers Randy and Lora Miller at the multi-family project at 1201 The Crossing in Iowa City, IA. The 56-unit building offers a few different kitchen layouts, two are shown here, both designed by Diane Christensen. The kitchens feature Wolf Builders Mark cabinets. The wall door styles are shown in Sierra with a painted white finish; the base door style is Sierra in an Espresso stain. The counter in the first kitchen is composed of granite (color: Mountain Mist), while the countertops for the second kitchen are laminate (color: Formica 180FX 3460-46 Calacatta Marble).

Answers By Alexander is proudly designing and supplying the materials for the kitchens for customers Randy and Lora Miller at the multi-family project at 1201 The Crossing in Iowa City, IA. The 56-unit building offers a few different kitchen layouts, two are shown here, both designed by Diane Christensen. The kitchens feature Wolf Builders Mark cabinets. The wall door styles are shown in Sierra with a painted white finish; the base door style is Sierra in an Espresso stain. The counter in the first kitchen is composed of granite (color: Mountain Mist), while the countertops for the second kitchen are laminate (color: Formica 180FX 3460-46 Calacatta Marble).

Answers by Alexander

Alexander Lumber has been helping build communities since 1891, and we plan to continue doing so well into the future. With locations across Illinois, southern Wisconsin, and northern Iowa, we are pleased to offer general contractors, custom builders, professional remodelers, and DIY homeowners a wide selection of high-quality materials, including lumber, decking, cabinetry, windows, siding, doors, and much more, to complete building projects of any size.

Answers by Alexander Iowa City specialists are available to guide you through your project from beginning to end: We make product selection easy, and our knowledgeable sales staff is happy to answer any questions you might have along the way.


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1534 South Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
52240

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 7am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 7am - 4:30pm
Thursday 7am - 4:30pm
Friday 7am - 4:30pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm
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