IDEAS AND TIPS FOR STORING LUMBER
Keeping your lumber stored properly is key in your workshop or garage.
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and prevents warp it's kept in
out of them in the future.
you know where to find
what you need. Tips for storing properly
Storing lumber properly ensures that
Keep it dry
Wood is susceptible to rot and decay when exposed to moisture, so it's important to store your wood boards in a dry place.
Keep it off the ground
Store them off the ground to keep moisture from seeping in.
Use pallets or racks to allow air to circulate.
Keep it flat
Keeping it flat whenever possible will prevent uneven pressure and hence, warping
Keep away from sunlight
Sunlight can fade the color of the wood and cause it to dry out and crack.
Keep it indoors
Don't store wood outdoors if possible to keep it away from moisture, sunlight, and pests.
If you have to store outdoors, keep it off the ground and cover with a tarp.
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