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  • Introducing LINX: A Quick & Easy Pergola System

    Introducing LINX: A Quick & Easy Pergola System

    Installing a pergola can instantly transform your outdoor space. In addition to providing shade and creating a focal point, a well-built pergola adds a “wow” factor that can revive an underutilized outdoor area. If you think building an attractive pergola is too complicated or time-consuming, think again. There’s an exciting new product on the market […]

  • Introducing DEKOR Deck Lighting

    Introducing DEKOR Deck Lighting

    Outdoor decks are versatile gathering places for friends, family, or a peaceful place to spend some quality alone time. Your choice of decking boards, posts, and railings establishes the aesthetic of your outdoor space, but to take your design even further, add some deck lighting. One of our favorite lines of deck lighting is from […]

  • Exciting Lumber Projects to Tackle in 2021

    Exciting Lumber Projects to Tackle in 2021

    The new year is upon us which means a fresh calendar year to undertake all those exciting lumber projects you’ve been thinking of getting started on. Here are our ideas for fun new ways to spruce up your outdoor space, using materials you can find at your nearby J&W Lumber store. Outdoor entertainment area Southern […]

  • Creative Outdoor Seating and Other Ideas for Restaurants

    Creative Outdoor Seating and Other Ideas for Restaurants

    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 […]

  • Tips & Tricks To Optimize A Small Outdoor Space

    Tips & Tricks To Optimize A Small Outdoor Space

    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 […]

  • Tips & Tricks to Shop Our Lumber Yard Like a Pro

    Tips & Tricks to Shop Our Lumber Yard Like a Pro

    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 […]

  • Deck Terms: What Does It All Mean?

    Deck Terms: What Does It All Mean?

    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 […]

  • Before You Build: Your Deck Checklist

    Before You Build: Your Deck Checklist

    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 […]

  • Horizontal Fencing Trends & Inspiration

    Horizontal Fencing Trends & Inspiration

    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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  • What Is the Best Material for Patio Covers?

    What Is the Best Material for Patio Covers?

    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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