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Customer Spotlight: Timberline Construction and Invent Communities

We’ve seen it happening all over Huntsville: adaptive reuse and the revitalization of older abandoned buildings and neighborhoods. There’s just something charming about living in a place with a past. Wilson Lumber customer Timberline Construction is the builder on one such project that is bringing new homes to Lowe Mill Village. Lowe Mill Village is […]

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Customer Spotlight: Westmark Construction

If you’re looking for an experienced custom builder to build your dream home, look no farther than Steve West and Westmark Construction. Steve is one of Wilson Lumber’s longest-running customers, shopping at Wilson Lumber as a young lad with his father — also a builder — and choosing to do business with us since founding […]

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Wilson Lumber A to Z

After 70 years in the business we’ve learned a thing or two about the kinds of products you need on the job. We’ve got the big stuff of course – the lumber and doors and windows that are essential to any new construction or remodel job – but while you’re here picking up that order […]

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4-Steps to Building a Deck

Arguably, the most important step in any construction process is planning. Many questions are answered in this phase, which ultimately affect the end-result of your project. Planning Materials, costs, contractors and timeline are all subjects that need to be covered before breaking ground. Fortunately, Wilson Lumber has been helping Huntsville residents bring their building ideas […]

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Doors Galore

In 2018 we recognized a need to improve the equipment we were using to manufacture our pre-hung interior door units. The machine was several decades old, and with increased demand it simply wasn’t able to keep up. So work began on a new machine that would modernize our processes, keep up with demand and improve […]

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Have you ever heard of El Portrerillo, Guatemala?

Have you ever heard of El Portrerillo, Guatemala? Of course you haven’t, and here’s how I know: I googled El Portrerillo, Guatemala, and you know what came up? Nothing. It’s tiny, forgotten, needy. It’s been waiting on us. Wilson Lumber has a Caring Team, a small group of employees who meet regularly to determine how […]

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Loyalty Starts with Delivering What You Promise

Is loyalty dead? Customer loyalty, employee loyalty, whatever kind. You’ve seen the studies that show that the greatest predictor of loyalty is when a customer has a problem with the supplier and the supplier resolves it well. The same goes for employee relationships. Why is that? Because trust is built. And when you find someone […]

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3 Simple Ways to Winterize Doors and Windows

Winterizing your home doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. With a few simple products that you can find right here at Wilson Lumber, you’ll save money on your winter heating bill and stay a little warmer. 1. Caulk Did you know you should re-caulk your windows and doors every 2-3 years? Caulk will fill […]

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Wilson Lumber expanding truss operations into Tennessee

Westmoreland is about to get 40 new jobs in the old Expo Center; it’s just ‘the beginning’. Westmoreland is about to get its largest employer, paying well above minimum wage, thanks to an expansion of Alabama-based Wilson Lumber Company. “This is definitely going to allow Westmoreland to be more self-sustaining,” said Andy Leath, chairman of […]

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