Los Angeles Times: Lumber is wildly expensive now. Even picnic table prices are through the roof

Soaring lumber prices are making new homes, renovations and even simple picnic tables drastically more expensive. According to Tony Uphoff, President & CEO of Thomas, the inflated prices may last a while. “I don’t think that you’re going to see this level out for probably 12 to 18 months”. 

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