Serving Bay Area Building Professionals Since 1935

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510 261-6100

Monday - Friday   7 am - 5 pm
Saturday   7:30 am - 4:30 pm


Building Materials

We carry everything you need to build

Whether you’re looking for house wrap, drywall mud or drain pipe, you’ll find we carry the brand name products contractors know and trust, and use everyday. From residential and commercial construction to home improvement, our selection of building materials and supplies is extensive and competitively priced.

If you are unsure about what to use or how to apply it, ask us. Our experienced sales team is product knowledgeable from recommendation through application.

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  • Interior Products
  • Exterior Products
  • Foundation Products
  • Concrete, Cement & Masonry
We offer the highest quality building materials and builders supply at competitive prices with unmatched customer service.
Premixed joint compound, paper tape, Hyde putty knife, 8" drywall knife, drywall & metal mud tray

Interior Building Products


  • 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8" | 4x8 sheets
    Rated, non-rated, mold and moisture resistant
  • Premixed and powder Joint Compound
  • All-purpose mud, Topping and Fast-setting mud
  • Paper & Mesh Joint Tape
  • Metal Corner Bead

Cement Backer Board

  • Hardie® Backer Board - 1/4", 1/2" | 3x5 panels
  • Fiberglass Seam Tape
  • Thinset


  • Knauf EcoBatt Thermal Acoustical Insulation
  • ROCKWOOL Comfortbatt® Stone Wool Insulation
  • Rigid Insulation

Floor Protection

  • Ram Board, Thermo-Ply
  • Carpet/Floor Shield, Red Rosin Paper
FortiFlash flashing tape, metal flashing, OSI Quad Window, Door & Siding sealant, asphalt felt paper

Exterior Building Products

Exterior Gypsum Sheathing

  • DensGlass Gold   1/2", 5/8" | 4x8 sheets

Exterior Finishes

  • Gacodeck deck primer and topcoat
  • Messmer’s UV Plus deck and fence finishes
  • Penofin wood stain & sealers

Caulk & Sealants

  • Sikaflex caulks, sealants & adhesives
  • OSI Quad window & door sealant, adhesives
  • NP1 sealants & waterproofing
  • PL sealants & adhesive
  • OSI proline adhesives

House Proofing

  • Tyvek house wrap
  • Grace house wrap
  • Rex Wrap house wrap
  • Fortifiber moisture protection

Flashing Tape

  • Asphalt, Butyl, Acrylic

Building Paper

  • Asphalt Felt in 15# and 30# Rolls
  • Fortifiber Two-Ply Jumbo Tex
  • Fortifiber Aquabar “B”


  • Paraseal waterproofing membrane
  • Bituthene 4000 waterproofing membrane
  • Termination Bar


  • Stucco Mix, Stucco Patch


  • Edging, Flashing, Vents
  • Vulcan Fire Vent - Fire & Ember Safe Vents


  • Exterior Gypsum Sheathing

Corrugated Roofing

  • Galvanized metal and fiberglass   8', 10' 12'


  • 100% Silicone Roof Coating

Erosion Control

  • Wattle, Silt fence
Drain pipe elbow, anchors, threaded rod, rebar and drain pipe

Foundation Products


  • Delta-Drain drainboard
  • SDR Triple wall pipe and fittings
  • ADS pipe and channel drain components
  • SDR drain pipe
  • Filter fabric - 12'-6" wide (sold by foot or roll)

Simpson Strong-Tie

  • Authorized Stocking Dealer
  • Foundation Anchoring and Fastening Systems


  • 3/8", 1/2", 5/8" | 10' lengths
  • 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4" | 20' lengths

Threaded Rod & Connectors

  • Allthread
  • Zinc plated or Hot Dipped Galvanized (HDG) carbon steel
  • 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 7/8", 1", 1-1/8", 1-1/4" diameter
  • 12", 18", 3', 6', 10' lengths
  • Connectors
Concrete adhesive, 5/8" foundation bolt , 3" sq plate washer, Marshalltown finishing trowl

Concrete, Cement & Masonry

Masonry Products

  • Bricks, Blocks, Mortar, Grout, Sand


  • Concrete, Cement, Mortar

Rapid Set

  • Construction Cement, Cement All, DOT Cement

Concrete Products

  • Anchoring Epoxy
  • Bonding Adhesive
  • Coatings and Sealers
Sikaflex 1a construction sealant and caulk gun
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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.

Board foot calculator displayed on an iPhone at a job site


Take the guess work out of construction math with these easy to use Construction Calculators. From mobile to desktop these calculators are a handy way to solve construction math problems on the fly for Board Feet, Decking projects & Concrete work. Give them a try, you’ll be amazed.

Construction Calculators

Simpson Strong-Tie joist hangers

Strong-Tie dealer

We are an Authorized Stocking Dealer for Simpson Strong-Tie Connections. Our extensive inventory includes connectors and fasteners for wood and anchoring and fastening systems for concrete and masonry. Simpson Strong-Wall shearwalls and the Strong Frame moment frame are available via Special Order.

Simpson Strong-Tie

Circular saw with Diablo TrexBlade and composite decking

Diablo Tools

As a Diablo Tools dealer we carry the worlds best cutting tools and abrasives for contractors. From saw blades and hole saws to sanding discs and drill bits, Diablo’s innovative products cover a wide range of cutting, drilling and grinding applications. Whether cutting HardiePlank® lap siding or retrofitting a foundation, you’ll spend less time with great results.

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Redwood logs are loaded on this steam train stopped near Bullwinkle in 1914.
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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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