Northville Lumber was established in 1827 and has been family owned since the mid-1860s. We serve the professional builder, remodeler and homeowner/do-it-yourself markets, offering experienced staff, an extensive array of quality lumber, sheet goods, decking, doors, windows and other construction materials, hardware, tools and more.
We partner with name-brand manufacturers to bring our customers quality building products at competitive prices. Northville Lumber specializes in state-of-the-art wood composites and other low-maintenance wood-alternative products. We have been researching, selling and using these products for over 20 years now.
Northville Lumber stocks more Trex® composite decking products than anyone else in the country, possibly the world!
Every product line we sell is vetted by our experienced staff, taking into consideration feedback from our thousands of professional builder customers. Our helpful Product Specialists can recommended top-quality building materials for your project.
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The Northville Lumber Story
From our historic beginnings to our business philosophy to our broad range of products and services, find out why Northville Lumber customers keep coming back.
Northville Lumber Building Supply Outlet & Novi Home Design Center
Northville Lumber houses our retail store and lumber yard – stocking a huge inventory of building materials. This original facility is located just a few blocks north of historic Downtown Northville on Base Line Road across from Parmenter’s Northville Cider Mill.
Our Novi Home Design Center on the Southeast corner of 9 Mile and Novi Road opened in 2016 to complement our Northville building supply outlet. The Home Design Center provides an expanded presence to showcase our broad home improvement product line. Customers can now easily learn about new and exciting innovations in home design and explore a wide range of color, style and material selections.
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Helping People Improve their Homes for Almost Two Hundred Years
Our Rich History
Originally established as a flour mill by John Miller in 1827 in what was then known as the “northernmost village of Plymouth Township,” (later to become Northville), history buffs may be interested to learn that records on file with Oakland County validate Northville Lumber’s claim to fame as the oldest business in Michigan.
In addition to our acclaimed longevity, Northville Lumber has been owned by the same family since the 1860s – now operated by and employing the sixth generation of the Yerkes family.
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Northville Lumber Today
Today, as always, Northville Lumber operates in a manner guided by traditional family values. However, to stay relevant and fresh in an industry that can be a little change-adverse, Northville Lumber is always excited to introduce new and improved products, procedures and techniques.
Helping our customer navigate successfully through a project as well as to a healthy bottom line is our goal every day.
We have assembled and trained a team of knowledgable Product Specialists, whose number one goal is providing exceptional service to each customer.
No matter if you are a custom home builder, a remodeling or renovation professional, a homeowner looking to update your house, or a parent planning a birdhouse-building project with your child, Northville Lumber welcomes you as a customer.