Carter Lumber

Carter Lumber

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Dedicated to providing exceptional service, quality lumber, and building materials at competitive pri

Dedicated to providing exceptional service, quality lumber, and building materials at competitive prices to our family of customers.

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Did you know we have 14 components facilities across our footprint that service all of our locations? By building our own components, we can offer you a high-quality product designed and produced specifically for your job. No matter how complicated the design, you can be sure that the product you receive will be of the highest quality after undergoing our rigorous quality control process.

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Elevate your outdoor living this fall with Carter Lumber. With decades of expertise, we offer an unrivaled range of high-quality materials, from classic wood to cutting-edge composites, all tailored to your unique style and budget. Our customer service goes beyond – we're your partners, guiding you through selection to completion. Choose Carter Lumber for top-tier quality, innovation, and lasting value that transforms your outdoor space into a masterpiece. Whether you are building in the city or the suburbs, discover the difference today and make your decking dreams a reality!


Did you know we can provide custom millwork in any of the markets we serve? These faux beams and shiplap cathedral ceiling were designed and produced in our Millersburg, Ohio, facility, and delivered to our market in the Carolinas. Elevate your next project with Carter Custom Millwork. Ask your local sales rep how to get started!

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βœ… We understand the importance of trim, millwork and doors to our builder customers. We've greatly expanded our production and distribution capabilities for these products. Our 10 millwork-focused locations are able to provide our customers with quality trim and pre-hung doors for their projects.

πŸ›Ž Plus, we employ millwork specialists in every market. They join forces with your dedicated sales rep, ensuring you receive tailored guidance and insights for those orders requiring advanced product knowledge.

🌟 Your Success, Our Priority: When crafting a masterpiece or working on a complex project, count on us to be your partner in success.


At Carter Lumber, we take immense pride in our unwavering commitment to cultivating a culture of hard work, grit, and determination. As a family-owned business, these values are deeply ingrained in our DNA, and we believe they are the driving force behind the exceptional service we provide to our valued customers.

πŸ’ͺ Hard Work: Our dedicated team members work tirelessly, day in and day out, to ensure that our products and services meet the highest standards. We don't believe in shortcuts; instead, we roll up our sleeves, putting in the effort needed to deliver outstanding results. Hard work is the foundation of our success, and we extend the same passion and diligence to every customer we serve.

πŸ‹ Grit: It's that unwavering determination to overcome challenges and persevere even when faced with obstacles. As a family-owned business, we have weathered our fair share of storms, but it is this very grit that has allowed us to rise above and emerge stronger. This resilience reflects in every aspect of our service to our customers. When they turn to us, they can trust that we will go the extra mile to find solutions and provide the support they need.

🎯 Determination: Our determination fuels our pursuit of excellence. We set ambitious goals and work relentlessly to achieve them. It's not just about meeting expectations; it's about exceeding them. We aren't trying to be the biggest in every market we serve. We want to be the BEST. This determination translates into our passion for understanding our customers' unique needs and delivering tailor-made solutions. Whether it's sourcing the best materials or offering expert advice, we are unwavering in our mission to meet and exceed our customers' expectations.

Our team's dedication to going the extra mile ensures we understand and meet our customers' unique needs, building lasting partnerships based on trust and reliability. Your success is our pride, and together, we build a better future.


Did you know we have 12 centrally located Door & Millwork Hubs? Over the past several years, we've made significant investments in our millwork stocking and door-hanging capabilities, and these facilities are able to service our 160 locations for a hundred miles in every direction.

Our commitment to these investments has always been driven by a singular purpose: to better serve our valued customers. We acknowledge that the final stages of a construction project can be laborious, so we've built the resources you need to make it a pain-free process.


πŸ”¨πŸ˜πŸ’ From charming gabled roofs to sleek commercial facades, we've got you covered with our truss manufacturing capabilities. Our components facilities produce high-quality products on-site, offering customers components designed and produced by the job, no matter the size or shape. Our manufactured components are designed on-site, value-engineered, and made-to-order, allowing for shorter lead times and better quality control.

Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we strive to be more than just a supplier β€” we're your reliable construction partner. Our professional and friendly team is always here to assist you, offering guidance and support throughout your building journey.


πŸ€πŸ›  Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! πŸ› πŸ€

With more than 90 years of experience in the industry and an unwavering commitment to unparalleled customer service, we are the ideal partner for all your building needs.

As a family-owned business, we value people and take immense pride in building lasting relationships with our customers. We understand your unique requirements and strive to exceed your expectations. Your success is our success, and we are dedicated to being the cornerstone of support for your projects.

Our extensive range of high-quality building materials ensures that you have everything you need to bring your vision to life. From framing to finishing touches, we've got you covered! Our experienced team is ready to assist you every step of the way, ensuring a seamless and efficient supply process.

Plus, when you work with us, you can count on consistent product availability, timely deliveries, and competitive pricing. We understand the importance of staying on schedule and on budget, and we are here to make that happen!

Join the community of professional builders who trust Carter Lumber for their projects. Let's build a brighter future together! Contact us today to experience the difference of a dedicated partner in your building success. trophy


Looking for trusses? Windows and doors? Trim and millwork? Cabinets and flooring? Siding and decking? How about a family-owned company that will treat your business as an extension of its own?

Since 1932, we have been serving pro builders and DIYers like you. While we have grown and expanded to better serve our customers, we hold true to our core values of hard work, dedication, honesty, and going the extra mile. We pride ourselves on our company culture and commitment to customer service. We know you have a lot of options when choosing your building materials supplier, but why would you go anywhere else?


As our customers' needs have changed, we’ve adapted our product offerings to include manufactured components for residential, multi-family, and commercial projects. We now boast 14 component plants across our footprint that service our 160 locations.

Our manufactured components are designed on-site, value-engineered, and made-to-order, allowing for shorter lead times and better quality control. Whatever components your project requires, we can design and fabricate exactly what your job needs on time and within budget.

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Looking to build a pole barn, garage, stable or she shed? Look no further!

We are the ultimate destination for all your pole barn building needs! Whether you're a seasoned builder or a DIY enthusiast, our extensive range of top-quality materials and exceptional customer service make us the go-to place to get a quote on pole barn building materials. Here's why you should choose us:

βœ… Unbeatable Selection
βœ… Superior Quality
βœ… Expert Assistance
βœ… Competitive Pricing
βœ… Customer Satisfaction

Don't settle for anything less than the best when it comes to your pole barn construction project. Trust us as your reliable partner, and let us provide you with the highest-quality materials and exceptional service you deserve.

Visit our site today for an estimate and then talk to one of our experienced sales reps about your project:


We know that the home stretch of a project can be the most demanding and stressful. As you're racing toward the finish line, the last thing you need is the added pressure of sourcing and selecting millwork components. That's where we come in to make your life easier! Our experts can help supply your jobs with exactly what you are looking for.

We purchase trim by the container directly from the manufacturer and distribute it to our locations and customers through millwork hubs located in each of our major markets. The relationships we've formed with manufacturers allow us to ensure product availability when our competition can't. Additionally, by buying in bulk, we are able to pass along considerable cost savings to our customers.


Wishing you a safe and happy 4th of July holiday!


The outdoor living market has been having its moment since 2020, when Covid had people spending more time at home than ever before.

In the April issue of LBM Journal, Steve Booz of Westlake Royal Building Products said, "We’re seeing homeowners spending more time at home and looking to maximize livable space wherever possible, including outdoors. As homeowners consider remodeling projects and look to create comfortable and functional outdoor living spaces, we foresee projects like decks, patios, and gardens increasing in 2023."

These spaces can be tailored to the homeowner's needs with personalized choices, including outdoor kitchens, bars, fire pits, cabanas, and lounge areas.


Behind the scenes, our logistics team is constantly in motion, orchestrating a smooth flow of materials. From coordinating deliveries to optimizing inventory management, they ensure that our supplies are readily available and reach you when and where you need them. Their efficiency is the backbone of our operations, ensuring minimal downtime and maximum productivity for our customers.


The Early Morning Buzz: As the sun rises, our team of skilled professionals is already hard at work, ensuring that everything is in order for the day ahead. From organizing lumber stacks to inspecting inventory, we start each day with meticulous attention to detail.


At Carter Lumber, we are ready to support your project journey from the ground up, whether you're building a residential oasis or a towering commercial masterpiece. From sturdy structures to stunning finishes, we've got you covered.


Simplified Operations: With us, you can streamline your window supply chain process. Instead of juggling multiple suppliers, window sizes, and types and worrying about inventory, you can count on our comprehensive solution. We handle warehousing, inventory management, and logistics, so you can focus on what you do best: completing your projects efficiently and delivering exceptional results. Partner with us and experience the benefits of a streamlined approach.


🚚 Right Where You Need It: We understand the importance of efficient and timely deliveries for your projects. Here's how we go the extra mile to support your delivery requirements:

πŸ“¦ Custom-Built Loads: We don't believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. Our team works closely with you to understand your project's unique needs, allowing us to create custom-built loads tailored to your specifications. This ensures that you receive the right materials in the right quantities, optimizing efficiency and minimizing waste.

⏰ On-Site Placement: Time is of the essence on a bustling construction site. With our specific on-site placement, we take care of positioning the materials exactly where you need them. By strategically placing the items in advance, your crew can dive into work without delay, maximizing productivity and saving valuable time.

πŸš› Additional Delivery Support: We offer a range of delivery options to accommodate different project requirements. Our fleet includes truck-mounted forklifts, boom trucks, and box trucks, equipped to handle various types of materials and access challenges. With our specialized delivery equipment, we ensure safe, efficient, and precise placement of your building supplies.

πŸ’ͺ Your Reliable Partner: We go beyond just delivering materials; we're your reliable partner in construction. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing exceptional service and support throughout the delivery process. From coordinating logistics to offering expert advice, we're here to ensure a seamless experience and assist you in overcoming any challenges that may arise.

🌟 Customer Satisfaction: Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal. We strive to exceed your expectations by delivering not only top-quality building materials but also unparalleled service. With our customer-centric approach, we aim to build long-lasting relationships and become your trusted partner for all your future projects.

Photos from Carter Lumber's post 06/08/2023

Throwback Thursday: A lot has changed in the 91 years we have been in business. But our family-owned values have remained unwavering. Our story is one of resilience and determination. Through generations, our family-owned business has thrived by embracing innovation while cherishing the timeless values that shaped us, including hard work, dedication, integrity, honesty, and putting people first. We're proud to carry on this legacy and uphold the principles that have earned us the trust of our customers over the decades.

(Pictured is our Case Avenue location in Akron, Ohio, then and now.)


We understand that every project is unique, and choosing the right moulding and trim can be a daunting task. Our knowledgeable team is here to help! From providing expert advice to guiding you through our vast selection, we'll assist you in finding the perfect match for your vision.

Our millwork locations carry a full line of stock moulding and trim profiles available for immediate delivery. With so much millwork in stock every day, chances are we have what you’re looking for. Count on us to make your decision-making process a breeze.


Things are moving along at our new Johnsonville, SC, location with the installation of our new water tank by Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group. The new location is slated to open later this year.

The 120,000-square-foot facility will house a manufacturing plant for roof trusses, floor trusses and pre-hung interior door units. It will also serve as a millwork warehouse for stock mouldings.


Our experts have years of experience helping people find pole barn designs and prices that fit their needs. We have a great selection of pole-building packages to choose from, or our experts can help you design a completely custom pole barn that fits all of your needs. Explore our pole barns to see why people choose Carter Lumber to help with their pole barn projects:


According to a 2023 research study conducted by ICFA, 80% of consumers report their outdoor living space is more valuable to them than ever, and new lighting is a top priority.

Whether you're a DIYer or a professional builder, we can help you elevate your outdoor living project by incorporating lighting into your design. From cap lighting to riser lighting to under-rail lighting, we've got you covered.


πŸ’ͺ The Human Touch: Beyond the machinery and processes, our lumberyard thrives on the passion and expertise of our incredible team. Their knowledge, experience, and commitment are the bedrock of our service.


Today, we remember our fallen service members with pride. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ


At Carter Lumber, we take pride in our ability to see the big picture when it comes to assisting professional builders like you. We understand that success in the construction industry requires a comprehensive understanding of every angle of your business. Here's how our big-picture thinking sets us apart and makes us better suited to be your trusted partner:

πŸ” Holistic Perspective: We don't just focus on supplying building materials; we take a holistic approach to support your entire construction process. From project planning and material selection to logistics and delivery, we have the expertise and resources to assist you at every stage. We consider your unique needs, timelines, and budget to provide tailored solutions that drive efficiency and productivity.

πŸš€ Forward-Thinking Solutions: Our big-picture thinking extends beyond the present. We keep a pulse on industry trends, technological advancements, and cutting-edge solutions to offer you forward-thinking innovations.

🀝 Collaborative Approach: We believe in building strong partnerships with our professional builders and our suppliers. We take the time to listen, understand your goals, and work collaboratively to find the best solutions for your specific projects. Our knowledgeable team acts as an extension of your business, providing valuable insights, expert advice, and ongoing support.

πŸ’ͺ Extensive Product Range: To assist you comprehensively, we offer an extensive range of high-quality building materials. From structural components to interior finishes, we have everything you need under one roof. Our diverse product portfolio allows you to streamline your procurement process, saving time and effort while maintaining consistency and quality across your projects.

🌟 Unmatched Reliability: Our big-picture thinking is reinforced by our commitment to reliability. We understand the importance of timely deliveries, accurate orders, and consistent product availability. With our efficient logistics network and robust inventory management, you can trust that the materials you need will be there when you need them, ensuring smooth project ex*****on and minimizing disruptions.

Choose a building materials supply company that shares your vision for success. Embrace big-picture thinking with us, and experience the difference of having a partner who truly understands your business from every angle.


Did you know we have 14 manufacturing facilities across our footprint and every one of our 160 locations offers pre-built components? By choosing a supplier with a manufacturing plant, you can streamline your supply chain and get the materials you need quickly and efficiently. Why waste time and money on coordinating with multiple vendors when you can get everything you need from one reliable source? Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you save time and money on your next project.


Did you know we have 14 manufacturing facilities across our footprint and every one of our 160 locations offers pre-built components? By choosing a supplier with a manufacturing plant, you can streamline your supply chain and get the materials you need quickly and efficiently. Why waste time and money on coordinating with multiple vendors when you can get everything you need from one reliable source? Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you save time and money on your next project.


We understand that when it comes to building a strong, durable roof, the materials you use are critical. That's why we stock the most trusted brands in the industry, ensuring that our customers have access to the best roofing materials available.

Not only do we carry the top brand names, but we also offer the convenience of delivering materials directly to your job site. No more worrying about the logistics of transporting heavy roofing materials – we handle it all for you. Our delivery service saves you time, money, and hassle, allowing you to focus on what you do best: building high-quality structures that stand the test of time.

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Kitchen and bath design? Yep, we do that too in all of the markets we serve! Check out the latest work from one of our expert designers in Nashville and follow our Kitchen & Bath page to stay up to date with new trends and offerings.


It's time to break out the grill and soak up the sun. We're talking about deck season! No deck? No problem. We've got you covered, whether you are looking for composite decking or treated lumber. We also offer a wide variety of railing and lighting options to suit your style. Get started today by calling your local store or visit:

Let's make the most of this deck season together! 🌞🍹🌴


During the last several years, we've made significant investments in our millwork stocking and door hanging capabilities through the addition of centrally-located Door and Millwork Hubs capable of servicing our 160 locations for a hundred miles in every direction. Today, we're proud to boast twelve of these facilities across our footprint.

These investments were made with one goal in mind: Serving our customers better. We understand the last stretch of finishing a build can often be the most tedious, so we've built the resources you need to make it a pain-free process.


Are you looking for a hassle-free way to save time and money on your next build? Check out our Installed Sales Services! Don't let labor shortages and installation headaches hold you back. Choose our Installed Sales Services and watch your business thrive. From commercial buildings to new homes, from trim to trusses, we do it all.


Need cabinets for your build? We've got that covered. Plus countertops, hardware, lighting, tile, flooring, windows, doors, trim and millwork. In addition, our expert designers are available every step of the way.

Whether you are building single or multi-family, new or remodeling, we've got what you need for every stage of your project.

Photos from Carter Lumber's post 03/23/2023

Whether you are working on a commercial or residential project, we've got your trim and millwork needs covered. In every market we service, we have a millwork hub with tons of in-stock profiles as well as custom options to fit the needs of your project. Plus, we can help with installation. Let us save you time and money. Partner with us on your next build.


Westlake Royal Building Products has been a trusted vendor of Carter Lumber for a long time. Through those many years, even as our company has evolved and shifted our business model, Westlake Royal always adapted to support our needs and, ultimately, the needs of our customers. We were proud to honor Westlake Royal Building Products as our 2022 Vendor of the Year at our annual company meeting last week. We look forward to many more years working together!

Photos from Carter Lumber's post 03/15/2023

This recent upgrade and investment at Carter Custom Millwork will allow our team to run material faster. Instead of using two setups on shapers, this MiterLock machine will tilt the spindle, making the switch to the opposite side quick and easy to run material faster. We can build any MiterLock column or material you need. Thanks AW Machinery for hooking us up!

Photos from Carter Lumber's post 03/10/2023

Another successful annual company meeting and vendor show in the books! We believe in constantly bettering ourselves and our team to provide the best service possible for our customers. That's why we invest in regular skill-building opportunities, like this meeting, to help our managers, sales, and support staff stay ahead of the game. From industry trends to innovative approaches, our team left feeling energized and ready to take on the next challenge.

Thank you to all who participated. We look forward to seeing the impact this investment in our team has on our company and our customers.

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1990 E US 223
Adrian, MI

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Monday 7am - 5pm
Tuesday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 7am - 5pm
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Saturday 7am - 12pm
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