A Message from the National Lumber Team

As 2020 comes to a close, the team at National Lumber wanted to take time to express our sincere gratitude to all of our customers who continue to support us. The building material industry has been unpredictable, to say the least, throughout 2020. But in that unpredictability, we’ve also seen some really exciting growth for […]

Project Highlight: Attic Suite by Done Construction

One advantage of the industry we work in is getting to partner with fantastic contractors across the Baltimore and DC metro areas. Today, we want to highlight an awesome recent project by Done Construction completed in Baltimore County. National Lumber supplied the lumber materials for this project. We spoke with Beth Pointer of Done Construction […]

What is the ZIP System Building Enclosure?

For each project a builder undertakes, careful consideration goes into the materials used to get the job done. From framing materials to doors and windows, choosing the right products can make a difference in the final product. More and more often, new technologies are being introduced to the market that allow builders to make different […]

Window and Door Trends for Winter 2020

Each season, new design trends help inform builders and homeowners on what choices they should make when building or remodeling a home. Windows and door options have become more diverse and expansive than ever before, so it can be hard to keep track of what trends are currently in. Today, we take a look at […]

Kitchen Design Trends for Fall 2020

With each new season, kitchen design trends tend to fluctuate. What’s big in spring might not be big by the time fall comes around. The design team at National Lumber wants to keep you updated on the newest trends to help you create a kitchen that’s perfect for your tastes and needs. Let’s check out […]

Project Highlight: Peabody Walk

National Lumber has the privilege of providing building materials to fantastic companies across the Baltimore and DC metro areas. These companies create projects of all scales and types. Today, we’d like to highlight one such project. Peabody Walk is a 22-unit apartment complex located in Charles Village, Baltimore, in progress by Urban Design Group & […]

Lumber Prices Begin to Fall

As we’ve explored in previous newsletters, 2020 has seen an unprecedented surge in lumber demand that has driven prices for lumber and building products to an all-time high. However, new reports indicate this trends looks to finally be slowing. Let’s dive into the current lumber market forecast. Lumber Prices Finally Drop September saw the industry […]

Meet Mario Meneghelli Gerard

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Our Team is what keeps the gears turning at National Lumber. As such, it’s our pleasure to get to highlight the fantastic people who work for our company. Today, we’d like to introduce to you all Mario Meneghelli Gerard, a General Manager at our flagship Baltimore location. About Mario Mario was born and raised in […]

Exploring the Trex Building Materials We Stock

Trex is the industry leader in composite decking products. At National Lumber, we’re proud to stock some of their most popular products. Each Trex decking option is thoughtfully designed to fit the diverse tastes of homeowners. Composite decking materials have overtaken wood as the new standard and for good reason: they offer unparalleled durability, lower […]

The Lumber Market Is Experiencing a Boom

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While many commodity markets have experienced huge fluctuations since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many industries have been forced to make tough decisions in uncertain times, the lumber market is experiencing a boom many suppliers didn’t predict. Let’s take a look at this unexpected turn of events, and the reasons for the success […]