Serving Bay Area Building Professionals Since 1935

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Builders Hardware

Hardware for the builder & contractor

If you’ve ever been to our store you know it has everything you need to complete your building project. Whether you are looking for a mechanical fastener to tie things together or you need to install your gate, our sales team is here to help with expert advice and extensive product knowledge.

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Since 1935 our hardware department has provided the professional as well as the weekend warrior with everything they need for home construction and home repair.
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Builders Hardware

Door Products

  • Jamsill Guard
  • Pemko Weatherstripping
  • Johnson Door Track System

Cable Railing

  • Atlantis Cable Rail System

National Builders Hardware

  • Leader in Builders Hardware


  • Solid Fir and Redwood handrail
  • Components and fittings

Abbey Trading

  • Premium Gate Hardware
  • Hinges, Latches and Accessories

Electrical Supply

  • Switches, Plugs and Wire

Plumbing Supply

  • Drain pipes

Painting Sundries

  • Brushes and Rollers
  • Primers, Coatings and Sealers
  • Painting Accessories

Taunton Press

  • Building Books
  • Woodworking Books
  • Homebuilding & Design books

Safety Gear

  • OSHA Approved Safety and Protective Products
  • FallTech Fall Protection Gear
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Do it Best is a member-owned cooperative with the most complete hardware and building supply offering in the industry. As a member, we have access to top-quality, name-brand products at membership prices. With Do it Best online you do not have to leave home to shop, and you can take advantage of free shipping on all ship-to-store orders.

Diablo sanding disk, grinding flap disc and sanding belt


To get the best results when sanding you should match the grit to the job. We carry Diablo Sanding Abrasives in a wide range of styles to fit power sanders, grinders and your hand, in an assortment of grits for material removal or surface finishing.

40/60 Ultra Course

  • Fast Removal
  • Leveling, shaping, extra heavy removal, stripping

80 Coarse

  • Removal
  • Leveling and heavy stock removal

100 Medium

  • Preparation
  • Moderate stock removal and sanding preparation

120 Fine

  • Final Preparation
  • Light stock removal and final sanding before painting

150/180 Very Fine

  • Finish
  • Removing minor imperfections and initial sanding between stain and paint coats

220 Ultra Fine

  • Final Finish
  • Final sanding and surface preparation for stains or varnish
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Talk to Us...

We get deliveries every day and If you do not see what you are looking for we can usually get it from one of our suppliers or the mill in a day or two. If the size of your project requires a lot of material or Special Orders, we can partner with one of our strategic suppliers to receive deliveries three times a week.

RailEasy cable railing system on a wood post and rail railing

RailEasy™ Cable Railing

Here’s a cable railing system that combines the natural beauty of wood with the streamlined look of stainless steel and a clear view of your surrounds. Made from corrosion resistant type 316L stainless steel, the Atlantis RailEasy cable railing is easy to install using wood post and rail construction. Assembly instructions are available through a 3D interactive app where you can plan, measure and install.

Messmer’s UV Plus penetrating oil on a hardwood deck

Messmer’s Deck Oil

Now you can protect your new deck from damaging UV rays. Messmer’s UV Plus penetrating oil finishes for decking and fences is a single coat product that protects exterior wood from damaging UV rays and minimizes warping, cracking and shrinkage. We carry UV Plus for Redwood or Cedar decks, fences and siding, and UV Plus for Hardwood decks, including Ipe, Batu and Mahogany.

Wild Hog Railing Panels on this backyard wood deck

Wild Hog Railing Panel

Often called the coolest railing on earth, Wild Hog Railing panels are designed to be used as infill between posts and rails. These easy-to-install panels feature a 4" square welded mesh pattern for greater safety and visibility. Made from 6 gauge zinc-coated steel to resist corrosion and powder-coated black or silver for durability and low-maintenance. Available in 3'x6' and 3'x8' panels, 5'x6' Stair/Rail panel and 6'x8'Fence (black only).

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Two men rip sawing a log on an overhead rack in the woods.
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Lumber & Wood Catalog

Our Lumber & Wood Catalog is a handy, downloadable PDF that’s an easy reference guide to the type of Lumber and Wood we inventory, including the sizes and grades. We also list the common Building Materials we stock, the Window & Door Brands we carry and the Contractor Services we offer.

Lumber & Wood Catalog PDF
Economy Lumber Company
Lumber & Wood Catalog

8 pages / 3.3MB PDF

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Since 1935

We’ve been helping builders since 1935

Give us a call or send us an email and tell us what you need. We carry and can source a wide range of lumber and building materials geared for the professional.

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