About Us

As a locally-owned business for over three decades, Leader Home Centers understands the importance of providing quality building supplies and exceptional customer service to Western Massachusetts, Southern Vermont, and beyond. We also understand the important role we play as a community member and employer. This has helped define our vision for the company and enhance our employees’ and customers’ experience when they walk through our doors.

In 1986, Leader Home Centers was established in the former Echo Lunch Restaurant in Greenfield, MA. Ten years later, Leader Home Centers acquired Elder Lumber adding locations in Amherst and South Deerfield, MA. In 1990, Leader acquired Guilford Home Center in Guilford, VT. In 1998, Leader opened a location in Barre, MA to serve the needs of Eastern Massachusetts. Then, in 2000 Leader Home Centers closed Guilford Home Center to build its fifth location in Brattleboro, VT expanding its services in New England. Owner Peter Filion attributes the company’s success to the dedicated employees he’s had over the years. Peter’s business motto from inception has been “Honesty above all else”.

Leader Home Center’s delivery service is a major element of the business. A fleet of 40+ trucks are prepared every day to serve our customers and deliver quality building materials throughout New England. Leader’s drivers take pride in what they do and provide the best experience possible when they come to your job site or residence.

Leader Home Centers is your local True Value Hardware supplier and a member of LBM Advantage. As your local True Value, we are part of 4,500 stores worldwide with retail sales totaling approximately $8 billion dollars per year. Through our affiliation with LBM Advantage, we are able to leverage over 1,000 lumber yards in 36 states, resulting in a cooperative multi-billion dollar purchasing powerhouse. These partnerships provide Leader Home Centers customers with the best price on the highest quality products from hardware to lumber.

Whatever your needs, we look forward to serving you as - Your Hometown Home Center.®



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