General Materials was founded in 1952 on the principle of providing quality products and services at competitive pricing. Our aim is to give our customers the best value in lumber, building materials, hardware, tools, millwork, and more. With a long history of excellent customer service, you can buy from General Materials with confidence.
At General Materials you’ll find products from the top manufacturers and mills in the industry. Our volume purchasing enables us to bring you quality materials at competitive prices. At General Materials our products are “Priced Right Everyday.” You never have to wait for a sale or promotion. We continually monitor our costs and prices to make sure you get the best value for your money. As your official “Building on Service” source for home construction and improvement products, you’ll find great selection, great service, and great prices each time you visit us.
Time to visit a real lumberyard. We are not a box. We're not a warehouse. We are a knowledgeable lumberyard, experienced through years of serving builders and homeowners in our community.

See us for your next project. We promise you'll find...

  • Knowledgeable & Friendly Staff
  • Brand Name Products
  • Quality Lumber & Panels
  • Competitive Prices...
We belong to the largest lumber and building material buying groups in the U.S.... giving us the buying power to pass savings on to you!

General Materials serves South Central Michigan from its location in Jackson, Michigan. Our large fleet of delivery vehicles and the ability to ship via UPS and FedEx gives General Materials the ability to get your order out quickly. Job-site consultation is available to our customers as well. When you do business with General Materials, you deal with a highly-trained professional staff with years of experience in home improvement and construction.