Henson Building Materials is your lumber headquarters. We carry southern yellow pine, spruce, birch, fir, oak, redwood, cedar, white pine , treated pine and other special order woods. In addition, to the large inventory of lumber available for pick up, we also deliver larger quantities to the job site. We carry products to build the smallest projects to the most grand. You are welcome to visit our lumberyard and building supply departments where we will be happy to assist you.
Pines are among the most commercially important of tree species, valued for their timber and wood pulp throughout the world. Commercial pines are grown in plantations for timber that is denser, more resinous, and therefore more durable than spruce. Pine wood is widely used to build furniture, window frames, paneling and floors. We are proud to offer the finest quality southern yellow pine available. All Henson locations stock only #1 grade construction pine.
Spruce wood, often called whitewood, is used for many purposes, ranging from general construction work and crates to highly specialized uses in wooden aircraft and many musical instruments, including guitars, mandolins, cellos, violins, and the soundboard at the heart of a piano. The Wright Brothers first aircraft was built of spruce.
Cedars are very popular ornamental trees, widely used in horticulture in temperate climates where winter temperatures do not fall below about −25 °C. The Turkish Cedar is slightly hardier, to −30 °C or just below. Extensive mortality of planted specimens can occur in severe winters where temperatures do drop lower.
We carry other species as well. Please contact your local Henson Store for more information.
Henson Building Materials carries three lines of asphalt shingles. There are many colors to choose from as well as styles that best suit your home or building construction. Our sales team will be happy to assist you in answering any questions you may have regarding our complete line.
We carry CertainTeed.
Home siding in the mountainous regions of Western North Carolina is a "special" category of building materials. Our staff understands the special requirements that each home needs. While we excel at cement composite siding with the top brand names like Certainteed, the true "mountain siding look" is wood. Henson Buildings Materials has all your siding needs covered from white pine, yellow pine, cedar, redwood, poplar bark, and from D-logs to full round logs.
Come by our store to see selections from CertainTeed, James Hardie, LP Siding, Bark House, and Georgia-Pacific
We at Henson Building Materials, pride ourselves in being able to get what you need. Aside from the materials listed above, we can provide you with Roof Trusses and I Joist, Outdoor Living, Plumbing Materials, Hardware and more.