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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 […]

Window Replacement – THE REAL TRUTH

What are window replacements? You mean I have more than one option? I didn’t know I could do that! Thanks City Lumber! These are things we hear all the time at City Lumber in regards to replacement windows. Summer seems to have passed and we are headed into winter again. You might have been thinking […]

Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing helps in the Winter TOO

We live in the South, so we all think about long hot summers. So when we are building, we consider using some sort of radiant barrier sheathing on our roofs to help with cooling the house and keeping summer out. But we don’t often think that the same technology can also help us keep our […]

Walnut – How to work with it!

Walnuts aren’t just a snack! We have had a lot of interest lately from people doing woodworking projects around their home and Walnut seems to be of high interest as of late. Walnut is not only a beautiful option but it also actually works well for bending projects with steam bending. Strange considering it is […]

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the one to watch!

Ply Gem Windows Ply Gem 4880 Patio Door The Ply Gem Windows 4880 thermally insulated patio door is designed to combine affordability with enhanced thermal protection. The patio door is available in two-, three-, and fourpanel sliding and pocket configurations and features thermally insulated construction along with highperformance glazing packages. Sliding, multi-panel doors can accommodate […]

Housing Bubble

Housing Bubble??? Where are we today in housing? There are lots of opinions and we seem to all have one. My wife is in real estate with Keller Williams and they keep a keen eye on housing and trends. You can contact her at ginaterry@kw.com or Gina Terry Homes if you have interest in buying […]

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 […]