W.H. Basnight & Company, established in 1927, is one of the largest building material distributors in North Carolina. It is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in lumber, plywood, siding, roofing, molding, blocks, bricks, sheetrock, windows, door tools, plumbing, electrical items, paint and hardware. W.H. Basnight & Company also sells shingles, countertop laminates and plasterboards. The company offers products under various brands, Armstrong, Diamond Hill, U.S. Gypsum, Stanley Doors, Bostitch, Certainteed and Hardie Plank. The company also specializes in the installation of residential and commercial suspended ceilings. W.H. Basnight & Company has a store in Ahoskie, N.C.