Serving Southside Virginia since 1918.
Boston Lumber Company - 1099 Philpott Rd, South Boston - (434) 572-6991
White's Building Center - 255 Railroad Ave, Keysville - (434) 736-9000
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Stock & Special Order Roofing
We stock Tamko shingles and can special order other major brands of roofing products.
Moulding & Millwork
Add style and elegance to your home while helping to reduce or eliminate maintenance!
Other Services
All purchases qualify for Ace Rewards, including our services such as glass cutting, lock re-keying, propane refills, and blade sharpening! Custom Color Paint Matching
Glass & Plexiglass Cutting
Key Cutting
Lock Re-Keying
Sharpening Service
Propane Refills
Lumber Cutting
Special Orders
Blueprint & Material Take-offs
Delivery Service  - Free delivery on $750 or more purchase
Ace Rewards Exclusive Membership Benefits: 1,000 free bonus points on your first purchase 10 points for every $1 you spend Every 2,500 points = $5 Reward Special members-only offers Bonus point offers throughout the year Every day in-store discounts Advance notice on super sales E-Rebates: CLICK, Don't Clip! Submit your promotional rebates online!    
Paints to Color Your World
In addition to Ace paints, we also stock Benjamin Moore and Davis paints.

Find your Soul Paint!

Clark + Kensington paint + primer in one Interior Flat ck-can- $25.99. Lifetime warranty!

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Now Stocked in Both Stores!


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7am-5pm Monday-Friday
7:30am-12pm Saturday
Closed Sunday

Ace Hardware logoBLC Building Centers is a two-store family-owned building supply company; our Boston Lumber Company store is located in South Boston, VA, and our White's Building Center store is in Keysville, VA.  In addition to carrying products for home building, remodeling, and repair, we have a complete Decorating Studio that offers a full line of unique decorative products and free consultations.  We serve both contractors and homeowners, stock a large variety of building materials, and can special order many more products; our knowledgeable staff is always ready to help, so come by with any questions you may have!

Use Ace's online Projects and Solutions Center for help with your next project:

Paint Tips
Step-by-Step How To's
The Helpful Hardware Man
Interactive Project Videos
Natural Disaster Prep
Lawn & Garden Advice
FAQ by Category
Learning Guides



Job Posting!

Seeking to hire a salesperson for our Design Studio.

Looking for an outgoing, energetic and honest individual with a "can-do" attitude.

Job would include selling flooring, ceramic tile, window treatments, kitchen & bath cabinets, countertops, bath fixtures, paint and most anything related to home improvement. Experience desired, but not required.

Benefits include health insurance, 401(k), supplemental insurance through Aflac, Personal time pay & employee/associate purchase discounts.

Send resumes to BLC, P.O. Box 1338, South Boston, VA 24592 or email to