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Deckrail ideas to transform you view

When thinking about upgrading or building your dream outdoor deck  with a beautiful handrail you might have a lot of ideas in mind.  Maybe you want the modern look with stainless steel and metals to go with the classic wood floor of the deck.  Maybe you are looking for a rustic all wood look to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ipe Dock on Lake Lanier

A customer on Lake Lanier in Cumming, Ga emailed us pictures of his dock he freshly completed with our Ipe Hardwood Decking.    When he first started the project he was trying to decide on Ipe or Trex because he wanted a  deck surface that would look great, last a long time, and stand up […]

The Green approach to building a deck that will last a lifetime

I found this article in one of the trade magazines we recieve, Building Products Digest.  To me this sums up the emerging decking market especially with the change in economy and home ownership the last few years.  Building something that will last as long or longer than we are in our homes while staying Green […]