E. C. Barton & Company has the goods if you are expecting visitors at your house and need to add on. The firm, a member of industry cooperative Do It Best, sells lumber and building materials through some 120 locations throughout Texas as well as fifteen other states in the Southeast and the Northeast. Its divisions include Barton's, Builders Material Company, E.C.B. Brokerage and Surplus Purchasing, Surplus Warehouse, and Grossman's Bargain Outlet. E. C. Barton also manages an e-commerce site. Professional builders and remodelers generate most of its revenue. Founded in 1885, the company is employee-owned.