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Owens Corning Back In Stock!

If you’ve chatted with a team member lately, they may have mentioned this to you already, but we’re now carrying Owens Corning roofing at all locations.

Owens Corning is more than just a trusted name. They are the market leader in roofing shingles and roofing component products.

Think about it… your roof makes up 1/3—1/2 of your home’s visible exterior. If you’re looking to up your curb appeal, or make a great first impression a new roof might be a great place to start.

At OC, they treat roof manufacturing like a science test subject. Each component is tested, designed and built to deliver total protection for your home. Combine science with the rich color and overall beauty and you’re in for the total package.

All shingles are fiberglass-reinforced to increase durability. With that, they’re able to achieve the highest impact rating at 100mph+.

Looking past the science, it’s important to note that OC is also a company committed to reducing waste, increasing energy efficiency and overall being more sustainability. Not only does OC have an alliance in place for shingle recycling, but their premium shingles stay on your roof longer, reducing the overall waste-to-landfill ratio.

Whether you’re looking to redesign your roof based on color, style, inspiration, etc., there is a color and design out there for your home.

Want to check out expertly designed color pairings? Visit to start browsing today!

1919 – 2019: A Century of Meek’s!

Meek’s was founded in 1919 in Springfield, Missouri and now we’re officially turning 100!

Just for fun, Meek’s is officially as old as:

  • Grand Canyon National Park (Established as a national park in 1919)
  • Treaty of Versailles (signed June 28 in France, ending WWI and establishing the League of Nations)
  • The book “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” by V. Blasco Ibanez
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (first appears as a cartoon under this title in The New York Globe on October 16)
  • The words copacetic, wonky, semi-trailer, radio, supercharge, heavy-lifting, penne, offline, chai, ad-lib, and bagel were just a few of the 309 words added in 1919 to the Oxford English Dictionary
  • The longest Tour de France race to date (3,455 miles)
  • Hotel Pennsylvania (Manhattan, New York)

We have a lot of fun things planned to celebrate the last century of business.

We’ll be sharing highlights of the last 100 Years all year long, so stay tuned! Be sure you’re following us on Instagram and Facebook for all of the #throwbacks we’ll be sharing!

Here’s to the next 100 years with the best customers a company could ask for!


Expo is Coming May 3, 2019!

Many have asked, many have guessed, and many are (hopefully) ready for some news…

Meek's 100 Year Anniversary

Expo is coming May 3, 2019! This event is going to be bigger, bolder, and better than ever before. Meek’s opened its doors back in 1919 and we’re ringing in our 100 Year Anniversary with a bang!

Join us 05/03/19 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV from 7AM – 2PM.

We will have over 120 vendors from across the country all in one place offering specials on almost any item in their catalog.

Be ready for loads of product demos, screaming deals, and of course tons of prizes.

This event is completely free. You can sign up on our website HERE and save your space!

Very Exciting News From Meek’s!

We have some exciting news to share with you, our loyal customers and fans. Today marks the start of the next era of growth for Meek’s. Angeles Equity Partners (“Angeles”) and Clearlake Capital Group (“Clearlake”), leading private investment firms, have acquired the Meek’s Lumber Company with the full support and endorsement of the Meek family. These experienced building products investors have purchased Meek’s to grow it nationally, make it stronger, and become an even more valuable partner to you.

Angeles and Clearlake recognize and appreciate the tremendous responsibility to build upon the strong foundation the Meek family has assembled over four generations. The Meek’s legacy of quality and personalized service will continue as we strive to always be “The Builder’s Choice”. Meek’s will continue to earn the right to your business every day. We know this is a people business built on local relationships.

We are thankful to our customers and look forward to serving you for years to come!

To find out more, please visit

Shop & Buy Online @!

Did you know that in addition to the items on our store shelves and lumber racks, we have an online warehouse with over 67,000 items?

Head on over to and start searching! Once you find something you like, click “Add to Cart.” From there, it’s as easy as searching by zip code to select your local Meek’s store. Select the “Ship to Store” option and you’ll get FREE shipping! Then complete your checkout and we’ll give you a call when it comes in and have it ready for you to pickup.



2018 Customer Appreciation Nights Recap


In June, we wrapped up our Customer Appreciation Nights for 2018. We had 2,000 of you  join us for an evening of free dinner, loads of prizes, and just a time of celebration.

For those of you who joined us and those who couldn’t make it, thank you for your continued business. Here’s to the next 99 years being as grand as the first 99!

Stay tuned for news on something very exciting coming in 2019!

PVC Decking on Sale Now!

Select 1×6 AZEK PVC Decking is on closeout now! Stop in to save, while supplies last!

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Martell Customer Appreciation Night 2018

We think our customers are awesome and need a little extra recognition. As a small token of our appreciation for your continued support, each of our stores hosted a Customer Appreciation Night in 2018.

Here are some of our favorite memories from the last event for the year at our Martell store on June 14.

Feel free to share some of your favorite memories in the comments section.

Meek’s Design Centers

Thinking of upgrading your kitchen or bathroom cabinets or creating your dream closet? Are you ready to refresh your home’s look and feel with new windows or doors? Meek’s is here to help make those dreams become a reality.

Come in today and meet our full-time cabinet designers and our door and window professionals. View our wide selection of products available to meet your project needs. Our professional staff is here to help you determine the cabinets, doors, windows and building materials to fit fit your project needs. Our expert cabinet designer has years of experience consulting homeowners and contractors and designing kitchens, bathrooms, closets and more!

Our experts not only have answers to your questions, but know what questions to ask to make sure you choose the product that is right for you. Stop in and see us today! To find the Meek’s location closest to you, visit

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