Winter 2020 Update

Winter 2020 Update

2020 has certainly been a wild ride but not a fun one for most.

Covid has affected availability for just about every product we need for a home. Planning in advance is more important than ever.

Someone asked me not long ago what will the results of the fires in Oregon have on pricing? This is what my lumber rep said. “to the best of my knowledge, there was only one mill, in Molalla, damaged in our fires. Several more were forced to close because of the evacuations and/ or lack of logs but are back online now. There is significant salvage logging happening right now, for most timber companies these fires will have a bigger impact several years down the road when these stands were planned to be

I am also told that we will enter 2021 with lumber prices much higher than early 2020. No one is certain if we will ever get back to those prices.

Cheers to a better 2021!