Architectural Builders Supply was founded by owner Rich Howard in 2001 as a bricks and mortar store. Rich eventually expanded to the online market, with ABSupply.net’s first sale occurring in January 2005. From the company’s inception, the goal has been to provide every client, from home owners to contractors, with attentive customer service, competitive prices, and quality products. Five generations of the Howard family have worked in the commercial hardware industry, are proud corporate members of DHI, taken and passed several DHI classes (Including door fundamentals, electrified hardware and building code), maintain AAADM certification and ALOA fundamental locksmith accreditation. This is the Howard's family life work.
Architectural Builders Supply is a national distributor of steel metal door frames;
commercial metal doors; architectural flush and panel wood doors; residential flush,
panel, french doors; wood frames and prehungs; and commercial door hardware, including
pivots, door components, exit devices, locks, commercial washroom accessories, door
closers, electric strikes, custom millwork, safes, key machines, fire extinguishers,
sliding door hardware, weatherstripping and many additional products.
Our typical clients include hospitals, military, government, general contractors,
sub contractors, handyman businesses, home owners, locksmiths, glass and glazing contractors,
cabinet shops and many others.
Proud Corporate Members of DHI -
Door & Hardware Institute