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Description for 5211: Lumber and Other Building Materials Dealers

Division G: Retail Trade | Major Group 52: Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers

Industry Group 521: Lumber And Other Building Materials Dealers


5211 Lumber and Other Building Materials Dealers
Establishments engaged in selling primarily lumber, or lumber and a general line of building materials, to the general public. While these establishments may sell primarily to construction contractors, they are known as retail in the trade. The lumber which they sell may include rough and dressed lumber, flooring, molding, doors, sashes, frames, and other millwork. The building materials may include roofing, siding, shingles, wallboard, paint, brick, tile, cement, sand, gravel, and other building materials and supplies. Hardware is often an important line sold by retail lumber and building materials dealers. Establishments which do not sell to the general public and those which are known in the trade as wholesale are classified in Wholesale Trade, Industry Group 503.
  • Brick and tile dealers-retail
  • Building materials dealers-retail
  • Buildings, prefabricated-retail
  • Cabinets, kitchen: to be installed-retail
  • Concrete and cinder block dealers-retail
  • Doors-retail
  • Fencing dealers-retail
  • Flooring, wood-retail
  • Garage doors-retail
  • Insulation material, building-retail
  • Lime and plaster dealers-retail
  • Lumber and building materials dealers-retail
  • Lumber and planing mill product dealers-retail
  • Millwork and lumber dealers-retail
  • Paneling-retail
  • Roofing material dealers-retail
  • Sand and gravel dealers-retail
  • Storm windows and sash, wood or metal-retail
  • Structural clay products-retail
  • Wallboard (composition) dealers-retail


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