🚫Avoid buying warped wood, which can cause issues and waste your money.
💦Don't buy lumber that is too wet, as it can warp and be difficult to work with.
🔍Thoroughly check the boards for defects before making a purchase.
🌲Consider using hardwood instead of construction-grade lumber for certain projects.
🌧️Choose the right type of wood for outdoor use, such as cedar, to ensure durability.