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Building Supply
3450 Berkmar Drive
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
Hours: M – F, 7 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 7 am – Noon
Sunday Closed
Phone: 434-973-4333

Cabinetry Design Center
3450 -B Berkmar Drive
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
Hours: M – F, 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday 9 am – 3 pm
Sunday Closed
Phone: 434-974-8165

Building Supply & Cabinetry
136 Better Living Drive
Troy, VA 22974
Hours: M-F, 7 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Phone: 434-591-2200

Custom Millshop
371 Better Living Drive
Troy, Virginia 22974
Hours: M-F, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday Closed

Installation Instructions and Warranties

We exist because of you, our customers. From the large builders to the DIY homeowner, and everyone in-between, we can’t thank you enough for making Better Living your choice for all of your building material needs.

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Engineered Wood Products

TJI® Joists
Trus Joist developed the wooden I-joist 50 years ago and Weyerhaeuser continues to build on that legacy. Engineered to provide strength and consistency, these joists are a key part of making a high-performance floor. The dimensional stability of Trus Joist TJI joists help them resist the warping, twisting, and shrinking that can lead to squeaky floors. TJI joists are lightweight and come in long lengths, which makes them faster and easier to install than traditional framing and saves you both time and money. Read more »


Trex is the world’s #1 decking brand and the inventor of wood-alternative composite decking. From the beginning Trex has been committed to helping create a low-maintenance, durable, high-performance backyard retreat that can handle the outdoors. Quality time should be spent relaxing on your deck, not repairing it. Read more »


Better Living also has a selection of Flooring available for your building needs. We carry unfinished Red Oak Flooring in stock and have Reclaimed Flooring available through our Custom Mill Shop as well as Special Order Hardwood and Laminate Flooring available through our vendors. Read more »

Spotlight Builder Connection

Builder Connection
We supply local builders in the area with new product updates and quality building materials. Whatever size or type of project you have we are always happy to recommend one of our customers to you that will best fit your needs whether it is new construction, remodeling or upgrades to your current home.

Artisan Construction
Dickerson Homes
Dobson Homes
Evergreen Builders
Jefferson Area Builders
Martin Horn
Piedmont Homes
Smith & Robertson
Southern Properties


Better Living Building Supply makes it quick and easy for you to buy top brands of tools, hardware and building materials at great prices. We offer expert advice, installation and delivery on selection items. Want better service from your building supplier? Better Living delivers the best.

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Custom Stairs

For over a century, Better Living Millshop has been Central Virginia’s leading supplier of fine quality stair systems. Using premium woods for long-lasting beauty and durability, we will custom build to your specifications or design a stairway to suit your style and budget.

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Custom Windows & Doors

Our interior and exterior window/door products are crafted with solid woods including oak, pine, mahogany, and other designated wood species. Production for most configurations is completed two to three weeks after final specifications have been approved.

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Custom Millwork Products

Our Mill Shop is committed to finding solutions that meet the needs and the budget of each customer.
We go the extra mile to make sure that YOUR materials and products meet approved specifications and are delivered on time. We make site visits, take measurements for stair systems and guarantee accuracy. We are proud to be referred to as the “Go to guys.” Each project is approached with experience and the enthusiasm to research and develop applications to resolve construction challenges.

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