AZEK Deck Tour

AZEK will stop by our store in Concord and Berkeley as part of their Deck Tour. They will showcase their latest decking products. When: Friday, April 7, 6am –10am Where: Ashby Lumber Concord When: Friday, April 21, 6am – 10am Where: Ashby Lumber Berkeley

Kleer PVC Trim (Concord)

Learn about the latest PVC trim from Kleer. They will be outside our store in Concord serving BBQ at 11am. When: Wednesday, April 12, 10am –2pm Where: Ashby Lumber Concord

Customer Appreciation BBQs (Concord) – 2017

Come join us for a free BBQ in Concord! This is our way of saying THANK YOU to all our loyal customers. When: Thursday, April 27, 11:30am – 1:30pm Where: Ashby Lumber Concord When: Thursday, May 25, 11:30am – 1:30pm Where: Ashby Lumber Concord When: Thursday, June 29, 11:30am – 1:30pm Where: Ashby Lumber Concord When: Thursday, July 27, 11:30am – 1:30pm
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Tool Expo & Cinco De Mayo Celebration (Concord) – May 5

Whether you’re a professional contractor or a serious DIY enthusiast, the Tool Expo at Ashby Lumber Concord is the place to seek out the latest must-have tools that will help you complete any job with greater ease. We will also celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Mexican food, and music courtesy of 93.3 La Raza Radio. Come explore the Ashby Lumber Berkeley Tool Expo:
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Deck and Door & Window Expo (Berkeley) – May 6

Whether you’re a homeowner planning a remodeling project or a professional contractor seeking new products, the Home Expo at Ashby Lumber Berkeley is the place for the latest in doors, windows, mouldings, decks, and railings. Meet with vendors and contractors, see product demonstrations, and enter to win loads of raffle prizes. Come explore the Ashby Lumber Berkeley Home Expo for live
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Tool Expo (Berkeley) – June 15

Whether you’re a professional contractor or a serious DIY enthusiast, the Tool Expo at Ashby Lumber Berkeley is the place to seek out the latest must-have tools that will help you complete any job with greater ease. Come explore the Ashby Lumber Berkeley Tool Expo for live demos, free food, and exclusive deals! Raffle prizes include Mini iPad, A’s tickets, gift cards, and tools.
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Customer Appreciation BBQs (Berkeley) – 2017

Come join us for a free BBQ in Berkeley! This is our way of saying THANK YOU to all our loyal customers. When: Thursday, July 13, 11:30am – 1:30pm Where: Ashby Lumber Berkeley When: Thursday, August 10, 11:30am – 1:30pm Where: Ashby Lumber Berkeley When: Thursday, September 14, 11:30am – 1:30pm Where: Ashby Lumber Berkeley

How to Create the Garage Workshop of Your Dreams

A weekend and a few hundred bucks can unleash your inner craftsman Garages often harbor a not-so-secret second life: heroic home workshop. They’re well-suited to the task, with a tolerance for the noise and dust of do-it-yourself projects. But if a garage workshop isn’t comfortable and convenient to use, you’ll avoid projects rather than enjoy them.
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Glossary of Windows & Doors Terms

New to “window and door talk”? Below are diagrams of popular window and door styles with different parts highlighted. Other types of windows and doors might have slightly different components. Double Hung Windows Head – The main horizontal member which forms the top of the window frame. Grids – Exterior and interior grid options are
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Protection in Contract Language – Rising Materials Costs

In today’s economy, there are a number of issues that contractors must take into account when bidding for a job. This article, published in forconstructionpros.com, is the first in a three part series that deals with several of these issues and provides guidance for contractors in drafting contract language to protect themselves. Read full article
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