A covered outdoor patio is a gathering place in many homes. A place where you and your guests can take in the sights and sounds, breathe some fresh air and relax under the sun and stars. The patio straddles the line between indoor living spaces and open-air outdoor living like the deck. The major difference […]

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There’s nothing quite like preparing food with fruits, vegetables, and spices from your home garden. Growing your own vegetables is relatively simple to do – you just need a little bit of knowledge and the right materials. Garden boxes and raised garden beds are a great place to grow vegetables, spices, and flowers. You can […]

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In years past, the only choice for deck railings was lumber – regardless of whether the deck location was suitable for natural wood. Times and technology and tastes, however, have changed. Homeowners now have more options for materials and style – and the ability to mix and match both. The type of deck you plan […]

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We get great questions from our customers and our lumber experts are always happy to share our knowledge. A lot of these questions come from customers planning DIY projects and some seem to pop-up more frequently than others. We asked our lumber sales experts to give us the most common questions they hear. What’s the […]

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Planning for your home project – whether you are going to do it yourself or hire an expert – can be stressful and time-consuming if you don’t know how to approach it. Estimating the amount of lumber and building supplies you need – and determining what it will cost – can be a stressful process. […]

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At J&W Lumber, we know that California homeowners are particularly environmentally conscious. In the state that voted overwhelmingly to ban single-use plastic bags, consumers often consider the environment when making choices on purchases from everything from cars to appliances to the materials they use in their homes. As Californians and concerned citizens, we’re doing the […]

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They say good fences make good neighbors. But a well-designed fence does more than offer privacy – it can give your home a stylistic touch that will make those good neighbors feel a bit of fence envy. There’s more than one way to build a fence – or a gate, patio cover or partition for […]

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