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

The front desk is always busy at South City Lumber & Supply Company

Hardware Store

Welcome to your father’s hardware store

At South City you’ll find a complete range of hardware and hardware related products from electrical and plumbing, to painting, cleaning and gardening. Whether for construction, home improvement or repair, or a DIY project, South City Lumber & Supply is a convenient One-Stop source for all of your Hardware, Lumber and Building Material needs.

Do it Best is our main hardware supplier and provides online shopping with thousands of items and free shipping on all Ship-to-Store orders.

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  • Hardware
  • Electrical Supply
  • Plumbing Supply
  • Paint & Painting Supplies
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Gardening Tools & Accessories
  • Construction Fasteners
South City Lumber & Supply is the real deal, with stools at the counter and they carry just about everything in hardware.
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A selection of Hardware related products including wood glue, gate hinge, paint brush, p-trap, redwood post cap, electrical wire, electrical box and switch plate


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As a Do it Best Retailer, we carry the leading brands and literally thousands of Hardware Products under one roof. We are not a big box store, so we are able to work with you to help you find exactly what you are looking for. And, if you are buying lumber for home improvement, you will only have to stop once to get everything you need to complete your building project.

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Electrical Supply

We stock a complete inventory of electrical products for a wide variety of residential and commercial applications. Whether you are changing a light bulb to be more energy efficient or adding an electrical outlet, to wiring a home’s electrical system — you’ll find the products here.

  • LED and CFL Light Bulbs & Accessories
  • Electrical Switches, Outlets & Wall Plates
  • Electrical Cable, Wire, Connectors & Terminals
  • Electrical Boxes, Brackets & Accessories
  • Circuit Breakers, Fuses & Load Centers
  • Conduit, Conduit Fittings, Armored Cable
  • Extension Cords & Surge Protectors
  • Smart Home Safety & Security
  • Application Tools, Electrical Testers
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Our plumbing department has everything you need to plumb a house and keep your plumbing properly working. Whether you’re running a drain for the new kitchen or fixing a leaky faucet, we have a comprehensive array of plumbing supply, accessories, and plumbers tools to get the job done.

  • Gas and Water Fittings & Connectors
  • Supply Valves, Hose Bibbs & Valve Parts
  • Pipe, Tubing & Fittings
  • Pipe Cement, Compounds & Sealants
  • Drains & Fittings
  • Bath, Shower, Toilet Parts
  • Garbage Disposers & Accessories
  • Washer & Dryer Accessories
  • Braided Stainless Steel Supply Line
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Painting & Supplies

Whether painting a room, painting a house or refinishing a deck, our selection of paint, primers, coatings and sealers are specifically designed for your needs. From a wide range of interior and exterior architectural and custom colors to low VOC finishes, our paint experts are here to help you achieve the look you want. From preparation to application, we carry an array of professional paint supplies and accessories.

  • Paint, Sealers, Waterproofers & Preservatives
  • Primers & Stain Blockers
  • Paint Brushes, Paint Equipment
  • Cleaners, Thinners & Solvents
  • Caulks & Sealants
  • Patch & Repair Products
  • Drop Cloths & Floor Protection
  • Putty Knives, Scrappers, Wire Brushes
  • Spray Paint
  • Adhesive & Glue
  • Strippers & Removers
  • Ladders & Scaffolding
  • Sandpaper & Abrasives
  • Tape & Dispensers
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From household cleaners to industrial cleaners, including eco-friendly cleaning products — our inventory is a whose who of name-brand cleaners and cleaning supplies from mops to brooms and dust pans. Whether you’re a professional in building maintenance or a homeowner looking for a great all-purpose cleaner, we have the products to get the job done.

  • Cleaning Chemicals
  • Janitorial Supply
  • Cleaning Tools & Accessories
  • Floor Care
  • Adhesive Removers
  • Carpet, Upholstery & Fabric Cleaners
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A Do it Best hardware store is not complete without a Garden Section. Here you’ll find a large selection of gardening tools, hoses and watering accessories along with eco-friendly insecticides and repellants. And if you’re outdoor faucet leaks, then visit our plumbing department so you can fix that faucet and start saving water.

  • Lawn & Gardening Tools
  • Wheelbarrows & Carts
  • Hoses & Accessories
  • Lawn & Plant Care
  • Garden Fencing, Edging & Netting
  • Insect & Pest Control
  • Power Equipment
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We stock a broad range of fasteners for construction in a variety of types, materials and coatings for wood, concrete, metal and composite fastening applications. Our selection includes some innovative solutions for hidden fastening, concrete anchoring and next-generation construction screws that are self-tapping and engineered to hold.

We also carry the traditional nuts & bolts, lag bolts, expansion bolts and good ol’ nails, remember them. For your nail gun we carry a wide selection of strip and coil nails, and staples.

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Paint and paint supply Plumbing supply section Joint Tape, Mud and Tools Cleaning products aisle South City Lumber and Supply Hardware Open sign Gardening section in store Hardware supply aisle Do It Best delivery truck Fastener aisle
South City Lumber & Supply Co. vintage metal sign with the words lumber, concrete, millwork, hardware

South City Lumber & Supply Co.

If we do not have what you are looking for, or you need something special, give us a call or send us an We will do everything we can to find and get it to you as soon as possible.

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Do it Best

With the buying power of over 4,000 members...
We buy Smarter & pass the Savings to you.

Do it Best provides the most complete hardware and building supply offering in the industry. As a member-owned cooperative, we are one of the best stocked hardware stores around with top-quality, name-brand products at affordable prices.

And with Do it Best’s expanded merchandise selection online — you do not have to leave home to shop and get free shipping on all ship-to-store orders.

Living room windows feature the double hung sash replacement kit from Marvin

Replacement Windows

Choosing the right replacement window can make all of the difference in a room. From energy efficiency and personal comfort, to low maintenance and the look and feel. Visit our Window & Patio Door page to learn more.

Crystal Cabinet Works kitchen featuring custom wood cabinetry in an open floor plan design with an island

Custom Cabinetry

Get great design and the look you want with the Current line of cabinetry from Crystal Cabinet Works. Features include wood cabinets with a wide selection of door styles, finishes and storage accessories. Visit our Custom Cabinets page to learn more.

The over sized front entry of this home features a low-maintenance fiberglass front door from Therma-Tru

Buyers Guide

Choosing the right window, front entry door or skylight for your home can be a complex process. Whether you are looking for curb appeal, energy efficiency or maintenance, our experts have put together a Window & Door Buyers Guide.

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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

Antique Sargent & Co. hand plane
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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