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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 […]

Growing Rain Gutter Strawberries

    Growing strawberries is easy, but it is more convenient when you can do so in space-saving rain gutter planters! Not to mention, the flavour of home-grown strawberries can never compare to store-bought strawberries.   Rain gutters can be mounted to the side of decks, or vertically to the side of your house or […]

The Crate Conundrum: A Safe Place for Your Pooch

Get ideas for a comfy den for your dog that works well with your space too Christine Tusher Houzz Contributor   In a perfect world, our dogs are furry angels who spend their alone time dreaming on their dog beds, munching on kibble and chewing the dozens of squeaky toys we spoil them with. But […]

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 […]

Black Friday at Thomas Lumber – Atlanta’s source for Ipe and Cedar Decking along with Kamado Joe and Primo Grills

It’s that time of year to start thinking about food and holiday cheer, home decorations and home improvements, holiday shopping and holiday cheer.  Thomas Lumber will be running a few Black Friday deals to help achieve any of these goals on your list.  Be sure to view the website of Atlanta’s premier lumber supply in […]

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 […]

New Strategies for Hiding the TV

Its easy to be discreet when you’ve got cabinets, panels and high-tech TV hiders like these Article by Becky Harris Featured on Houzz TV placement has become a lot more discreet since the days of the bulky set with rabbit ears. Nowadays people are hiding their flat-panel screens in walls, ceilings or consoles. And while […]

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 […]

11 Ways to Get More From Your Summer Porch

Browsing our Houzz Profile I came across this gem of writeup on enjoying your outdoor porches and patios.  A lot of our custom milled products go for the use of outdoor entertainment spaces.  This article helps to expand upon our products showing how to decorate your outdoor area to get the maximum amount of pleasure […]