Homeowners nationwide have been using the extra time at home during the last year to get handy. Many of them have taken on projects to enhance their outdoor living spaces and invest equity in their houses.

To avoid cabin fever, yards are getting more use than ever before, so people are flocking to their neighborhood lumberyard or home improvement retailer to purchase wood to build new pergolas, shade structures, decks, fences, benches, picnic tables, and so much more.

Redwood is both durable and versatile, so the possibilities are endless in terms of what can be built. Let your imagination run wild! Jessica Hewitt from Humboldt Sawmill Company shares common outdoor living projects that redwood can be used for.

Plus, Designing Spaces stops at Sonoma Raceway to check out their awesome redwood deck and shade structures.