Kight Home Center has long had the philosophy of helping our customers help themselves. Since Robert F. Bernhardt founded Kight Lumber in 1957, our family-owned company has grown to become a leader by providing excellent quality building and decorating materials for people of our area.
Our Company History
1957 – Robert “Bob” Bernhardt founded Kight Lumber Company in Newburgh 1961 – Kight Kitchen Interiors was opened. 1963 – Kight purchased property in Evansville for expansion and a rail drop-off point for lumber 1980s – Bernhardt turns operations over to sons, Kent and Tom 1982 – Evansville location was opened 1985 – Rockport location was opened 1998 – Kight Custom Millwork & Laminate and the Owensboro location was opened 2005 – Kight Home Center is acquired by the Carter Lumber Company 2009 – Newburgh location was consolidated into the Evansville location 2017 – A full service lumberyard for the Nashville Market was opened in La Vergne, TN 2019 – Opened a truss and wall panel manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, KY 2019 – Opened Kight Kitchen & Design Center in Clarksville, TN
Kight now has stores in Nashville, Clarksville, Bowling Green, Evansville, Owensboro, and Hopkinsville, a Kitchen Interiors shop, Kight Kitchen & Design Centers in Clarksville, Bowling Green, and Nashville and a component manufacturing facility in Bowling Green. Kight Home Center has built a reputation based on service, quality, selection and value. Today that reputation remains strong by Kight Home Center's dedication to its customers, as well as dedication to the community.