Our Commitment to the Building Industry

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.