The W.P. Barber Lumber Company opened its doors for business in 1916. The founder, William Phenous Barber, saw a need to supply the town of Monroe and the surrponding area with quality building materials at competitive prices with a high level of personal service.

Award 1955After all these years our door is still open for business.

We offer:


Whether you're a professional contractor, a do-it-yourself-er, or just doing a little repair work around the home, W.P. Barber has the lumber and the building supplies you need.

But most of all we are a local business with local know-how, and we have the ability to provide you with all your regional building supply solutions just as we have been doing for almost a century in central Iowa.