Category Archives: Cedar

5 Biggest Myths About Decking Materials

A naturally beautiful Real Cedar deck like this one doesn’t compare to a synthetic deck. Whether you’ve decided this is the year you’ll add a deck to your home, or you’re still pondering the project, as soon as you say the words: “I want to build a deck,” you’ll start hearing and reading lots of […]

Build The Benefits of Raised Beds

JULY 31, 2014 by CustomMade Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits – reduce soil erosion, the ease of access to control weeds and pick vegetables, creation […]

10 Easy Edibles for First-Time Gardeners

Spring is right around the corner even though our Atlanta friends are stuck with cold weather and icy trees.  Now is the time to start thinking about what you are going to grow in your Western Red Cedar Raised Bed Garden from Thomas Lumber.  Here are 10 easy to grow vegetables to get you started. […]

Decking Materials Beyond Basic Lumber

Thomas Lumber Company prides itself as being a leader in the Atlanta, Georgia areas for offering a wide variety of decking products.  We are always striving to educate our customers on the different products we both produce and keep in inventory in our Cumming, Ga showroom.  Being based in the south one of the more […]

Growing a Greener World Episode 406 – Setting Up A Garden

How to setup a complete Raised Bed Garden area. Our friends at Growing A Greener World TV called us last year about their Raised Bed Garden project going on in Alpharetta.  They were interested in Western Red Cedar 6″ x 6″ posts due to Western Red Cedar’s natural untreated resistance to rot and decay.  Plus […]

Raised Beds or Other places: Tell us where you grow your fruits and vegetables.

Day Light Savings Time is this weekend which means Spring is just around the corner.  Now is the time to start planning where and what vegetables you are going to be growing this year.  Many of our customers don’t have lots of land to plant big gardens that could feed a village.   Even if they […]

The Barn Look: Creating a Rustic Feel in Your Contemporary Home

The power of the internet gives every access to many images and looks to what homebuilding is like throughout the country.  At Thomas Lumber, we are constantly looking around trying to find ways we can assist our customers.   One image I keep seeing on our Pinterest page and others is described as the “barn […]