Serving Bay Area Building Professionals Since 1898

South City Lumber & Supply Company

650 588-5711

Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 5 pm
Saturday 8 am - 3 pm

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Building Materials

We carry a wide selection of building materials & supply

At South City Lumber & Supply we know every building project is going to be different, and it’s not always going to be about lumber. That’s why we have an extensive product line of building materials and construction supplies geared for the professional builder.

Whether it’s home improvement or a remodel you are starting, our sales staff is here to help with expert advice and product experience.

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  • Walls
  • Foundations
  • Roofs
  • Landscape & Garden
Since 1898 we’ve specialized in quality lumber and building materials with great customer service.
Some of the wall products include drywall, joint tape, joint compound, metal mud tray, drywall knife and Hyde putty knife


At South City Lumber & Supply we carry products to build and finish walls so they insulate, shed water, hold windows and doors, and create that space you call home.


  • 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8" / 4x8 sheets

Drywall Accessories

  • Joint Compound and Joint Tape
  • Paper-faced Metal Corner Bead
  • Application Tools

Cement Backerboard

  • 1/4", 1/2" / 3x5 panels

Backerboard Accessories

  • Fiberglass Seam Tape
  • Thinset
  • Application Tools


  • Owens Corning PINK Next Gen Fiberglass Insulation
  • ROCKWOOL Comfortbatt® Stone Wool Insulation

Door Products

  • Jamsill Guard
  • Pemko ASSA ABLOY
  • Johnson Hardware


  • Primers
  • Sealers
  • Waterproofing
  • Application Tools


  • Stucco Mix and Stucco Patch
  • Flashing
  • Exterior Gypsum Sheathing
  • Application Tools

House Proofing

  • Tyvek
  • Synthetic Felt
  • Grace Fortifiber
  • Thermo-Ply Protective Sheathing
  • Tamlyn Wrap
  • Henry Blueskin VP100

Floor Proofing

  • Ram Board
  • X-Board
  • Thermo-Ply
  • Carpet/Floor Shield
  • Red Rosin Paper

Steel Studs

  • 3-5/8" x 10', 20-gauge, Galvanized


  • Sheet Metal
  • Metal Flashing


  • We carry installation and application tools.
Foundation supplies include Concrete Bonding Adhesive, flexible drain pipe, threaded rod, plastic elbow, rebar and Strong-Tie anchor


From masonry and concrete, to rebar, Simpson Strong-Tie and drain pipe; we carry a full-range of diverse and innovative products for foundation construction, renovation and foundation repair.

Masonry Products

  • Bricks, Blocks, Mortar, Grout and Sand

Rapid Set

  • Construction Cement, Cement All and DOT Cement

Concrete Products

  • Anchoring Epoxy, Bonding Adhesive, Coatings and Sealers

Simpson Strong-Tie

  • Anchoring and Fastening Systems


  • 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", and 3/4" available in 20' lengths


  • Vents and Flashings


  • Threaded Rod and Anchors


  • Delta Drain
  • ADS and PVC Drain Pipe
  • Miradrain
  • Miraclay


  • We carry installation and application tools.
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Simpson Strong-Tie Products

We are a full-line Simpson Strong-Tie dealer with a wide assortment of products for residential and commercial applications. Our Strong-Tie inventory includes a complete selection of connectors and fastening systems for wood, anchoring and fastening systems for concrete and masonry, and Strong-Wall shearwalls.

Roof products include metal flashing, 15# asphalt felt and an assortment of Henry roofing products for roof leak repairs and application tool.


Regardless of it’s shape, a roof should be waterproof at all times no matter what the conditions. We carry a selection of roofing products for new construction and roof repair.

If you have a sudden roof leak, we carry premium coatings and waterproofing products for patching holes, cracks and sealing leaks on wet surfaces.

Building Paper

  • Asphalt Felt in 15# and 30# Rolls

Henry’s Roof Products

  • Roof Coatings, Mastic and Wet Patch


  • Adhesive Backed Waterproof Membrane


  • Edging, Flashing and Vents


  • Steel and Fiberglass


  • We carry installation and application tools.
Redwood diagonal lattice fence topper, Redwood post cap with copper roof and decorative Simpson Strong-Tie beam connector

Landscape & Garden

Whether it’s a birdhouse, a raised bed for a vegetable garden or gazebo, our sales staff is here to assist you with everything you need, including cutting wood to size so you can complete your flower bed.

Retaining Wall

  • Redwood rough
  • Pressure Treated Doug Fir

Redwood Lattice

  • 2x8, 4x8 Diamond weave
  • 4x8 Square pattern

Bean Poles

  • 1x1 in 6' and 8'

Bender Board

  • Redwood and Composite

Raised Garden Beds

  • Redwood rough

Planting Soil

  • Seasonal


  • 1x2 in 12", 18", 36" and 48"

Post Caps

  • 4x4 and 6x6


  • A complete selection of hardware for fencing, gates and landscaping


  • We carry a complete selection of garden tools and accessories for gardening, including landscaping and power tools geared for the landscaper and professional gardener.


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Construction Fasteners

From nuts and bolts to self-tapping screws — we stock a broad range of fasteners used for construction in a variety of types, materials and coatings for wood, concrete, metal and composite fastening applications. If you are ever unsure of what to use, give us a call and we’ll tell you what we use.

For the nail gun we carry a wide selection of strip and coil nails, and staples.

Wire-welded 2 inch coil nails for pneumatic coil nail gun
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Green Building Experts

We believe in building green and offer a wide selection of green building materials and eco-friendly products. If you are building green, talk to us and together we can help you achieve your goals.

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Full-line Retailer

We carry a large inventory of Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors and Fasteners for wood-frame construction. We also carry a complete line of Anchoring & Fastening Systems for concrete and masonry. Visit our Simpson Strong-Tie page to learn more.

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We’ll keep you sharp

We offer saw blade sharpening for steel and carbide saw blades and we sharpen router and drill bits. Our tool department is an Official Factory Authorized Tool Repair drop-off and pick-up location for all of the major tool brands.

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Lumber & Wood Catalog

Our Lumber & Wood Catalog is a handy, easy to use six page reference guide to the type of lumber and wood products we inventory. Included are the sizes and lumber grades available, the building materials stocked, and the Contractor Services we offer.

Lumber & Wood Catalog

6 pages / 1.5MB PDF

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Since 1898

How can we help ?

Give us a call or send us an email — we carry a wide range of lumber and wood products, builders supply, building materials and hardware for the professional contractor.

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