Employee Announcement 9.4.20

Hello Everyone, We are so disappointed to not be spending Labor Day with you all and your friends and families, so we wanted to make sure we wish you a very happy Labor Day, no matter what you are choosing to do with your paid day off!  Historically, Labor Day was created to celebrate the contributions
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Employee Announcement 9.2.20

Ashby Lumber Concord Employees, Please be advised that September 2nd, 2020, Ashby Lumber was notified that an employee in the Delivery Department tested positive for COVID-19. We are not able to identify the employee who tested positive for the virus due to privacy laws however, we can confirm that this employee last worked on August
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Labor Day Raffle!

Hi Everyone, While it could never replace the actual picnic, we couldn’t let Labor Day go by without a raffle! Please watch the video below to see what you’ve won! Because this is a “distance” raffle, we put the prizes in random order and chose the winners names at random.  Prizes can be picked up
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COVID-19: A note to our customers

Ashby Lumber is following the Social Distancing Protocols and guidance from our local health departments. For more information, please visit Contra Costa Health Dept and Alameda County Health Dept. Your health and the health of our employees is our #1 priority. Most notably, we are cleaning the stores regularly, have an employee monitoring the number
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How Can Window Replacement Improve Your Home?

If you are a homeowner or will become a homeowner one day, there are a few things you should know when it comes to picking out windows. Windows are very important to think about because they can actually serve other purposes besides letting light into your home. First, you will want a window that fits
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Selecting the Right Style of Windows

Window Showrooms in Berkeley and Concord

Whether you’re building a new home or extension, or are looking to replace already existing windows, finding the perfect window can seem overwhelming with so many options available. To help making the selection process a bit easier, we have listed below some of the most common types of windows:   Casement Windows Casement windows are hinged
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Show Me How to Hygge

Hygge

The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation might not have an English translation, but it has a unique approach when it comes to home design.  Hygge (prounounced hue-guh) is a Danish word, or perhaps more accurately, a feeling you get when you’re experiencing a moment that’s out of the ordinary, cozy, charming or just plain special.
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How to Create the Garage Workshop of Your Dreams

Hand Tools

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

PVC windows in living room

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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