Tinsel Tree Trail

We decided to get creative and involved this year with the beautiful tradition of The Tinsel Tree Trail in downtown Huntsville. A team of dedicated employees devised a plan, designed a tree made up of manufactured trusses from our truss plant, assembled, primed, painted and decorated the tree! Thanks to Matt Willauer, Chris Skinner, Brian […]

What’s the best way to frame?

This question probably crosses your mind at least once a day. Ok, maybe that is a little overkill. At some point though, you must ask yourself the question “What’s the best way to frame?” We’ll help walk you through the process and on your way to being more efficient and framing faster!

Never be afraid!

Things change, things improve, ways of doing it become different – Never be afraid. Embrace technology and change. Let us help you learn new and better ways to accomplish your goals. Changing to Huber Advantech Switching Subfloors in South Carolina #ResidentialBuilding “Small but growing” is how Daniel Builders Production Superintendent David Bass refers to the […]

Frustrations on the job site?

What’s frustrating you on your job site? Spend some time talking with one of our salesmen or with us in the offices of City Lumber Co. You never know how we may be able to help. We spend our time trying to source new and current products for you but we also spend a lot […]

Build with the Best

It’s not just a saying, it’s what we truly strive to achieve at City Lumber Co. We purposefully and selectively choose each and every product we stock in the store and and on the yard. We diligently research and compare features and benefits, look at pricing, availability, support from the vendor and manufacturer. Once the […]

Estimating Department

3 Days Great news! Our estimating department is currently turning around framing estimates for your homes in 3 days! Spring building season is on the way. We can provide you with material lists, a layout for all of your material and a summary sheet of what each piece should be used for. Reduce your waste […]

Products – Which ones, how many and why???

Stocking a building supply store with the right supplies can be very difficult. There are literally thousands of options. Everyone uses a different caulk, a different brand tool and has a favorite saw blade. So what do you do as a buyer? Well, at City Lumber Co. we try and do the research on the […]

Fall is almost here………..it’s Friday!

With fall upon us we have added a new color scheme to our logo! Of course, half of you will hate it but your day is coming. Why is it we jump to conclusions so quickly that are negative? When was the last time you remember a conversation where someone jumped to a conclusion and […]

Me, Me, Me

Twitter this, Snapchat that, Facebook those, Instagram these, selfie, selfie, selfie…………….yuck. I’m done with it, I’m over it. I’ve actually been over it. I’m NOT A FAN. When did people stop being real with each other? I don’t know the answer. I do know that when I grew up, any parent could scold me or […]