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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(Image Courtesy of Trex) Light Up Your Deck! Whether it’s the long lazy days sunning yourself and reading a book, or the friends and family barbeques you love to host, your deck is the outdoor living room of your home. You and your family enjoy it every chance you get, but without proper lighting, you […]

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Siding has come a long way over the years. While the traditional stucco or wood shingle siding remain popular choices for homeowners, a slew of new, more efficient and visually pleasing products have hit the market in recent years – and homeowners are taking notice. The development of alternative wood products has spurred the creation […]

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Ready to build that new deck? Before you get started, it is important to consider not only what you want your deck to be built out of but how exactly the law needs you to build your deck. Larger decks often face strict regulations at the state, city, and municipality level. Which can, on the […]

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Your garden is a point of pride for your home. You grow your own food in a garden box, watch seasonal flowers bloom, and enjoy the hummingbirds that gather to sample the goods. Your garden, though, is more than a food and flower factory. It’s a living space and an important part of the personality […]

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A traditional fence will never truly go “out of style.” The classic white picket fence – once a staple for every home – might not be as popular as in days past, but still enjoys its place in Americana – think of the classic beach cottages of New England or a traditional home in the […]

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