Category Archives: Projects

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 […]

Do-It-Yourself LED Landscape Lighting Install

Dekor Empress DIY Install   Dekor recently introduced their line of Outdoor LED Landscape Lighting products.  Thomas Lumber is proud to offer these great products in both our Atlanta, Georgia showroom and online store.  When we received our first shipment of these products we were excited to get some installed to see what they looked […]

Spring is here! Time to Start Thinking about your Deck.

With Spring freshly upon us here in the south, a lot of us are starting our spring projects.  For some this is getting the yard back into to a state of green with hints of bright colors added in for decoration.  Maybe it is dong some spring-cleaning inside and outside the house.  Or it could […]

Contractor Tips: Top 10 Home Remodeling Don’ts

Help your home renovation go smoothly and stay on budget with this wise advice from a pro Follow Kenny Grono Owner of Buckminster Green LLC, (, a remodeling… More » Whether you work with a general contractor or act as one on your own project, getting a glimpse into the mind of a contractor can give […]

8 Knockout Flowers for a Fall Container Garden

Fall is approaching fast here in Georgia.  We are all getting our homes and yards ready for the long sleep of winter.  Before we do though there is a way a to get the last little bit of color out of them.  Here is a little bit of help from Kim Gamel about how to […]

How to Work With a Remodeler

How to Work With a Remodeler Avoid costly mistakes and get exactly the upgrade you want for your home by working with a professional remodeler Follow Lisa Frederick Lifestyles evolve over time, and so do our homes. Babies are born; kids grow up and leave the nest; aging parents join the household. And even if […]

LED Deck Lighting FAQ

At Thomas Lumber Company we supply local deck builders and home DIYers with LED Deck Lighting from Dekor and Trex.  We chose these decking products as they followed our commitment to quality giving our customers the best product and value.  As we sell more and more deck packages with lighting options we see more and […]