The Strait & Lamp Blog

Get a Head Start on Your Spring Projects This Winter

While it doesn’t look or feel like spring, it is an opportune time to start planning your spring projects. Whether you’re hoping to spruce up your backyard with an updated fence or add entertainment space with a new deck, be prepared and get a head start this winter. We’ve put together a list of some … Continue reading Get a Head Start on Your Spring Projects This Winter

Keep Windows Stylish and Practical: Andersen Windows for All Regions

Did you know there are certain types of windows for certain regions of the country? Whether you live in coastal regions that need hurricane-resistant glass or you’re building in the Midwest where the climate varies drastically between the seasons, there’s a style and type of window that’s best for you!   Northeast Homes The Northeast … Continue reading Keep Windows Stylish and Practical: Andersen Windows for All Regions

5th Avenue Lumber Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Expansion

5th Avenue Lumber is celebrating 100 years of providing central Ohio builders and homeowners with high-quality products. To mark this special anniversary, we are undergoing a large-scale expansion and remodel of our 5th Avenue location to accommodate our growing business.   Anniversary Expansion and Remodel We are expanding our 5th Avenue Lumber site by adding … Continue reading 5th Avenue Lumber Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Expansion

Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Is your home winter-ready? It’s hard to believe that winter is already around the corner, yet — in just a few short months — we’ll be back to cold, windy, snowy weather. While you might hate going out in the cold, it’s your home that needs to withstand the elements most. That’s why it’s best … Continue reading Get Your Home Ready for Winter

How to Choose the Best Power Tools for Your Project

If you own or maintain a house, you know there are a number of home repairs and renovations that call for power tools. Hiring a professional every time can get a little pricey, and many homeowners choose to take on the smaller repairs and projects themselves. But how do you know which tools are worth … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Power Tools for Your Project

5 Ways to Add Curb Appeal with James Hardie Siding and Trim

If you have ever watched the HGTV series Curb Appeal or browsed the pages of Better Homes and Gardens, then you know the importance of adding curb appeal to your home! The Strait & Lamp Group offers five simple ways you can use James Hardie siding and exterior trim to make your home stand out … Continue reading 5 Ways to Add Curb Appeal with James Hardie Siding and Trim

Choosing Custom Millwork

    Whether you’re creating doors, baseboards, door casings, crown mouldings, stops and shoes and other woodwork, many people are going custom—where the possibilities are endless. Why choose custom millwork? Personalized Styles Choosing custom millwork takes personal style a step further in today’s D.I.Y. world. Instead of looking like every other house or building on … Continue reading Choosing Custom Millwork

Build the Fence of Your Dreams with Strait & Lamp

Is building or repairing a fence the next item on your summer project to-do list? The Strait & Lamp Group offers everything you need for your next fencing project. Our team of knowledgeable experts will help guide you through the process of lumber selection, sizing and planning choices, and other building materials to complete your … Continue reading Build the Fence of Your Dreams with Strait & Lamp

Work Less and Live More with TimberTech Decking

Did you know The Strait & Lamp Group proudly features TimberTech decking materials in several of our locations? TimberTech decks are a smart alternative to traditional wood decking because of their resistance to weather and typical wear. Our team of knowledgeable experts can help build your dream deck with high-quality products. Why Choose TimberTech? With … Continue reading Work Less and Live More with TimberTech Decking

Central Ohio’s Leader in Andersen® Windows & Door Products

The Strait & Lamp Group proudly features Andersen® windows and doors. Our expert team can help you find the perfect window or door for your next project, remodel or new home. Linworth Lumber, one of our five convenient locations, is an Andersen® “Circle of Excellence” dealer. Linworth Lumber supports and promotes the full family of … Continue reading Central Ohio’s Leader in Andersen® Windows & Door Products

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