Author: Jason

Employee of the Month

Each month we have a brag box where employees can nominate each other for exemplary work. At the end of the month the previous month’s winner draws a a name for that month. February’s winner was our new Operation’s Manager, Matt Willauer. March was our Phillip Hereford, one of our senior truss builders. And April […]

Designing with Exterior Trim

Boral TruExterior Trim and Siding From simple bands and window surrounds to balusters and intricate gingerbread, Boral TruExterior® Trim is the ideal solution to meet nearly every exterior millwork need. Along with authentic looks and long-term reliability, TruExterior Trim offers the same workability as wood, making it easy to cut, rout, and mill into any […]

Today’s Dollar Stretcher

Hey friends, rainy days make for slow days sometimes so today’s post is a little off course! We are all looking for ways to stretch our hard earned dollars and Dollar Shave Club offers a great way! Click this link to start saving on your shaving today!

Now stocking Trus Joist Engineered Wood Products!

After several years away from our past partnership with Weyerhaeuser we have come back together to be North Alabama’s only stocking dealer of TJI and Microllam LVL’s. We are very excited about this partnership and the ability to bring the original floor system manufacturer back to our customers! With their product depth and offerings and […]

Open House 2015

We are preparing for Tuesday March 31st, 2015 to be our third annual Open House. We will have over 15 vendors on hand educating visitors about new products in the market and offering one day special pricing. If you are a contractor or a homeowner about to do a project, this is an event you […]

Guest blog post: Sourcing a bar top [part one]

My friend Bill Fowler is soon to open a beer and wine retail shop in downtown Huntsville called Old Town Beer Exchange. While it’s not a bar, there will be a small bar inside and Bill is looking for something special. This will be no ordinary bar. The base will likely be made using sourced […]

4 tips to decide when to replace your entry doors

Entry doors aren’t exactly on our minds very often. Usually they’re minor details of our day as we open and close them over and over to come and go. A front door is an important part of a home’s look. A front door is also a major component of a home’s overall efficiency. It is, […]

The Art of Listening

Whether you’re a business owner or not, take a moment today and listen to your workplace or even your household. Hear what’s going on around you. Listen for the things that you expect to hear and maybe take note of the things you didn’t expect.

City Lumber: Jobs large & small

I hesitated to call Jason in the first place because I thought that my little projects were just that – too little. I figured he’d be able to help and probably give me some advice, but I didn’t think he’d have what I needed.

Tornado Place Shelters

We started carrying Tornado Place interior storm shelters at the store and I think it’s something you should be aware of. For a lot less than an outside shelter you can have a safe place to go when the weather turns ugly.