Why Shop at a Local Lumber Yard Rather Than a Big Box Store?

When it’s time to acquire wood for your DIY project, you have a few choices. You can head to your local big box store or visit your local lumber yard. Nothing against big box stores -you can get a solid variety of wood at an affordable price. However, if you want a deeper, more personal […]

How to Get the Most out of a Home Show

  Home shows are an incredible resource for information on new products and building trends.  They offer a unique opportunity to speak with local building professionals and product vendors. Whether you are building new, remodeling or just getting ideas for future projects, attending a home show is a great way to start.   How much […]

New Partners & Officers at Congleton Lumber

112 Year Old Lexington Business Announces New Officers   LEXINGTON, August 7, 2017 — Congleton Lumber Company announced this week their new line-up of officers and partners. The locally owned family business has worked hand in hand with home owners, builders, and remodelers to build and beautify the Bluegrass since the company’s founding in 1905. […]

The Rules Have Changed

The American Wood Protection Association and the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) have passed changes to their standards requiring pressure treated wood used in many physically above-ground applications be treated to ground contact requirements. The new standards require the user (builder, consumer, or inspector) to select Ground Contact Treatment for physically above-ground material when: […]