How Interest Rate Hikes Affect the Homebuilders

Since the pandemic, the homebuilding industry has experienced rapidly changing fluctuations in pricing. Now that the federal government has once again raised the interest rates, the future of homebuilders throughout the country has become unclear. Pairing this with supply chain shortages and accurately forecasting the future becomes much more difficult. Thankfully, there are variables that […]

Builder Highlight: Edgemont Builders

At National Lumber, we are proud to be able to work with companies that share our values of fantastic service, and building things that matter. Edgemont Builders have long been excellent partners to work with, and we’re excited to highlight their work today.  About Edgemont Builders Edgemont Builders is a general contracting firm in Baltimore […]

How Marvin Windows Help Improve Quality-of-Life

Quality-of-life considerations factor into homebuilders’ design choices in unique, and often unseen ways. From how different rooms connect to how square footage is used, builders often consider ways to ensure your home will be a comfortable place to live. However, sometimes material selection can affect different aspects of your living experience within a home. Shoddy […]

Product Highlight: Fabuwood Cabinetry

At National Lumber, we understand the importance of implementing high-quality products into the construction of your home. From offering a wide variety of customizable configurations to using superior and durable materials, we carry brands that can meet the high standards required at National Lumber. For this reason, we are excited to announce that we now […]

Popular Deck Designs and Styles

With summer well and truly upon us, it means that decking season is in full swing. It makes sense of course. Homeowners want to take full advantage of the great weather while it lasts, getting sun and enjoying outdoor celebrations. It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home, but in the […]

A Look Inside Our Remodeled Chevy Chase Showroom

In March 2020, we had the pleasure of opening a brand new showroom in Chevy Chase that allowed us to better serve our customers in the DC Metro area. However, the showroom at the time needed a major overhaul to deliver the best possible experience to customers who would visit. We’re proud to announce that […]

A Look at Our Stock Decking for Spring 2022

The arrival of spring means a changing of tides within the business industry. As homeowners begin to focus on how to make the most of the great weather, builders often find themselves swamped with deck-building projects. This can present a challenge, as decking has been one of the building materials most affected by supply chain […]

Why Builders Should Plan Ahead in 2022

Back in summer 2021, you could be forgiven for thinking that the building materials market was finally settling back down and approaching some sort of normal. However, as the new year begins again, it’s apparent that things are more chaotic than ever. That’s why our message to our valued building partners is this: let’s work […]

A Tour Through the History of National Lumber

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For over 100 years, National Lumber has been a cornerstone of Baltimore. We pride ourselves on our history and deep ties to the community, and the incredible companies we’ve been able to partner with throughout our time in business. We’ve been around to see Baltimore, and the world, grow and change. But we’ve kept some […]

A Look At Our Multi-Family Division

At National Lumber, we like to think of ourselves as partners to the builders we work with, helping them accomplish their building goals by delivering the materials they need. But we also understand that the scope can vary greatly for different builders, with larger-scale projects requiring careful coordination and planning to successfully execute. Multi-family projects […]