Triple A

Our busy Canton store boasts a

Rental Center, Kitchen and Bath Showcase,

and door and window displays to help

you visualize and inspire.

Go where the pros go...


Triple "A" Building Center!



Design Your Dreams and walk through our kitchen and bath  showcase for some amazing inspiration!  See some of the many cabinet options available, including wood species, door designs, and finishes.  Countertops including quartz, granite, solid surface, and more are available for kitchen, bath, office, or man-cave!

See our extensive floor covering department, boasting the latest in hardwood, laminate, tile, vinyl and carpet. Rent your tools and equipment in Massena as well.  Everything you need to get the job done right!

Experience our drive-through lumberyard.  Stay in your vehicle and let our service professionals load your purchasesx for you!


































































































































































































































































Our Potsdam, NY location is conveniently located on Route 56. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff  is here to  help you plan your work and assist you any way we can!  Besides lumber and hardware, we can help with doors and windows, walls, and decorative products like siding, trim and coatings.  We are so much more than a lumberyard!  Stop in and let us answer your questions; we are here to serve you!









































Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Thursday- 7:00 am - 6:00 pm,   Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday- 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday- 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


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Download and complete our employment application here.


Welcome To Triple “A” Do-It-Best Building Center

Since my father founded Triple “A” Lumber in 1971, our family business has stood for delivering the highest quality service and name brands at a great value to our customers. This philosophy has helped us grow into an industry leader, distributing a wide range of hardware, building materials, and home décor products throughout the Tri-county area –St. Lawrence, Jefferson, and Franklin counties-of New York’s North Country.

As our many satisfied customers have come to know, Triple “A” Do-it Best Building Center offers not only products and services on which you can depend, but also a convenient, cost-effective partnership to help you in your project.

We hope you enjoy learning more about Triple “A” Do-it Best Building Center on the following pages. The accompanying advertisements from our valued suppliers enhance the picture of who we are, and we thank them for their support in the development of this project.
 If you have any questions or would like to learn more about what Triple “A” Do-it Best Building Center has to offer, please feel free to call us today.
 Robert J. Ashley
 President - C.E.O.

The company directors of Triple "A" Do-It Best Building Center are always looking for better ways to serve our customers

Who We Are

Triple “A” Do It Best Building Center is the Tri-County area’s leading independent supplier of hardware and home improvement products for do-it-yourselfers as well as residential and commercial contractors and other retailers. We carry everything you need to build your home-from the ground to the roof-at competitive prices. Plus our friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful staff is here to help with every aspect of your home improvement project from start to finish. Whether you are building a new home, adding on to an existing residence, or just interior decorating a room, we have the products and services to assure your success.
At Triple “A”, we value our many longstanding customer and vendor relationships, and continuously strive to improve every aspect of our operation to maintain your trust. We’re flexible, honest, and fair in all our dealings, upholding our long-held traditions. 

The Potsdam sales staff, we start training our employees at a young age.

Our Experienced, Well-Trained People Make the Difference

At Triple “A”, our business “family” extends to include our entire staff of talented and dedicated people, many of whom have been with us for decades. With our supportive atmosphere, we retain our valuable people, with very little staff turnover and no layoffs even during seasonal downturns.
Our staff expertise is not hit or miss, as you might find at our competition--- it’s from years of experience and our constant commitment to staff education and training. Triple “A”, often in partnership with our quality manufacturers, conducts one or two training seminars every month at a minimum, year-round, right here in our facilities.

Where We Are Located

We have 3 locations in Saint Lawrence County. We are located in the towns of Canton, Massena  and Potsdam. South of the Canadian Border. 2 hours North of Watertown.


What do we sell?

We sell Hardware, Tools, Lumber, and Fixtures for your Kitchen, Bathroom and more! We sell quality name brand tools such as Stihl, Milwaukee, IKO, Channel Lock, Black and Decker,  Simpson Strong-Tie and more.