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Since our inception in 1950, Brown Lumber and Building Supply has prided itself on delivering the highest quality and best value to our customers. This philosophy has helped us grow into an industry leader, distributing a wide range of lumber and building materials throughout greater Jefferson and Shelby counties.

As our many satisfied customers have come to know, Brown Lumber and Building Supply offers not only products and services on which you can depend, but also a convenient, cost-effective partnership that will help your business succeed.

We hope you enjoy learning more about Brown Lumber and Building Supply on the following pages. The participation from our valued suppliers enhances the picture of who we are, and we thank them for their support in the development of this project.


Who We Are

Brown Lumber and Building Supply is a retail lumber and building material supplier and Ace Hardware retailer serving greater Jefferson and Shelby counties and outlying areas. Our 20,000-square-foot warehouse, Ace Hardware store and lumberyard are situated together on 12 acres in beautiful Columbiana, Alabama.

Founded by Andrew B. Brown Jr. in 1950 as a saw mill operation, Brown Lumber and Building Supply has grown and diversified over the years, but remains a family-owned and operated business under the second and third generation leadership of Andrew B. Brown III (Andy) and his son, Andrew.


Our company has established a solid reputation for excellence based on decades of providing the highest quality products at competitive prices, establishing customer relationships built on integrity and trust, and always paying prompt attention to detail.

We invite you to get to know us and find out what Brown Lumber can do for you. Once you do, we’re confident that Brown Lumber and Building Supplywill become your one-stop destination for lumber, building materials and hardware needs


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