There are many ways to be environmentally conscious, even when you’re building a house. If you want to build your house in a woodsy area, you are going to need to prep an outline for the foundation. Usually, this results in trees needing to be cut down. After the trees are down, what will you do with them? They’ll just be in your hair, but as I said, there are many ways to be environmentally conscious.
Some of the local trees that grow in Northwest Washington are Western Red Cedar, Douglas Fir, Birch, Alder, and last, but not least Big Leaf Maple. These woods can be used for many different purposes. Western Red Cedar can be used for decking, siding, or fencing, while Big Leaf Maple could be used for flooring, trim, or cabinets inside your house. You can use trees for many different thing s besides firewood.
Now, you’re probably wondering: how am I going to make this log into lumber? Easily you call a portable saw miller that can custom cut your logs to your desire. Timberline Portable Sawmilling can custom cut your logs and even kiln dry the lumber for you. After that, they can prepare the lumber into the finished product.
Thinking outside the box can result in unlimited possibilities to improve your quality of life.