Outdoor seating options for restaurants are popping up across Southern California, with restaurants converting much of their available outdoor space to accommodate guests. Without spending a massive amount of time – or budget – for a major remodel, there are lots of great ways to incorporate outdoor dining areas using materials found at the lumber […]

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Just because your space is small doesn’t mean it has to be without the warmth, beauty, and accents of a large area. With a bit of ingenuity and the right lumber and building supplies, you can create an attractive, inviting outdoor space, no matter how little room you’re working with. Plant a Garden Even if […]

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You don’t need to be a seasoned contractor to be welcomed at your local lumber yard. At J&W Lumber, our extensive inventory of building supplies is open to everyone and our team is ready to help out, no matter what your level of experience is. Here are some useful tips pulled from what the pros […]

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Decks may look simple when you’re standing on one, but there are many important components that go into every deck build. Decks are designed to support a significant amount of weight and last for many years, so they must be carefully constructed to ensure they are safe and sturdy. The first step in understanding how […]

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Thinking of updating your existing deck or building a new one? Whether your deck design is basic or elaborate, every deck has a few important considerations to keep in mind before you build. Here’s a helpful checklist to make sure you’ve got all your “decks in a row” before you get started. Get input from […]

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It’s time to break the habit of thinking of your fence as a set of vertical pickets that’s “just there” to delineate the boundaries of your yard. A fence does so much more, like providing privacy, blocking wind, and setting the mood for an outdoor space. One of our favorite modern fence ideas is actually […]

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Looking for a relatively quick way to give your backyard a whole new look? Install a new patio cover. Patio covers can instantly change the entire feel of an outdoor space, all depending on your choice of style and materials. But, what’s the best material for patio covers? It all comes down to your style, […]

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Spring has sprung and now is a great time to freshen up your backyard with a new patio cover. A beautiful patio cover not only improves the look of your outdoor sitting area, it may even add to the value of your home. If you’ve been thinking of updating, installing or replacing your patio cover, […]

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Adding a garden box is a cost-effective option to completely transform your outdoor space. From neat rows of vegetables to beds bursting with flowers, garden boxes are a functional outdoor feature that can also serve as an attractive focal point for your home. Garden boxes are a terrific DIY project for a first-timer or an […]

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