Serving Professional Builders since 1932


Product Selection - As one of the nation’s largest building material suppliers, we have the buying power to get the materials you need. From building basics to finishing, we offer a wide range of products giving your business a key resource for any job.

Special Orders - If you find yourself in need of a product we do not stock, don’t worry. We can still get it for you with a special order. We have relationships with hundreds of suppliers offering thousands of products which we are able to order at any time. Let us know everything you need for your next job and we’ll get it for you.

Outside Sales Representatives

Our Outside Sales group is comprised of industry experts with the single goal of helping your business succeed. Each is a resource to the businesses they serve. Having one point of contact with our organization means better communication between you and Carter Lumber.


We can deliver it. Our company-owned fleet of vehicles is capable of delivering product to your job site. We offer a variety of vehicles to support any delivery needs you may require. You can learn more about our delivery capabilities here.


The Carter Lumber Pro Builder revolving credit account can help you grow your business. The card has a simple application process, charges no annual fee and is accepted at all of our locations. Find out more about our Pro Builder credit card.


Estimating Services - Many of our stores are able to perform take-offs right in the store. We also route estimates to our corporate estimating group who will provide complete materials estimates and assembly reports for each phase of construction. In addition, estimates are available through our website estimates section.

Design Services - Our stores are equipped to design many basic building projects. If your customer requests something that’s not in your wheelhouse we can assist you to get that project off the ground. For more elaborate structures we also have a drafting department capable of creating customized plans.

Drafting - If you need complete plans for your next job let our drafting department help. This fee based service allows you to turn simple idea drawings into final plans from which you can obtain permits and start building.

Installed Sales

Put our vast subcontractor network to work for your business. Our Installed Sales Services utilizes fully pre-qualified subcontractors to assist you with our core services of framing, roofing, siding, doors, windows and kitchens. See the many ways we can make installations easy for you.

Manufacturing Services

Mouliding & Millwork - Our custom millwork facility in Ohio produces beautiful custom millwork pieces including moulding, pre-hung doors, stair parts and mantles. The plant is also capable to create one-of-a-kind millwork pieces from your drawings, giving you the ability to fulfill customer’s requests for unique wood creations on any job.

Components Plants - Our ability to manufacturer roof trusses, engineered wood products, prefabricated wall panels and doors lets you save your business the time and expense of building these items on-site. Additionally, with their production in a controlled factory environment you can be sure they will be built with the utmost precision.

Store Service

We’ll Load it For You - The yard employees at every Carter Lumber will help you get your day started right by loading your purchases for you. Pull your vehicle around to our lumberyard and hand your receipt to the yard employee. They will gather all of the pieces for your order and load them onto your vehicle.

Loyalty Rewards

We pay you back for being a loyal customer. As a Yard Rewards customer and account holder you get rewarded with points for every dollar they spend at Carter Lumber which can be redeemed for fabulous trips. Click here to read more about Yard Rewards

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