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Boston Cedar

Phone: (800) 222-6255 Fax: (508) 851-3390 80 Hampden Rd, Mansfield, MA 02048 http://bostoncedar.com


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Description

Boston Cedar is a premier distributor of leading lumber and building material products.  The company serves a large base of independent retail lumber and building material to dealers throughout the Northeast United States.
 
Boston Cedar offers customers high end Western Red Cedar products such as: Cowichan Gold, True Gold, Prestige STK Cedar Decking as well as FSC Certified Bevel in a Box.  Other products include Abaco Decking, AZEK Building Products, Latitudes Composite Decking and Railing,  Perennial Wood, RDI Vinyl Railing Systems and Typar Weather Protection Systems.


BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Boston Cedar include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Boston Cedar
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: July 18, 2012 Business started: 01/01/1985 in MA Business started locally: 01/01/1985 Business incorporated 01/01/1985 in MA
Type of Entity

Corporation

Business Management
Mr. Scott Babbitt, Marketing Manager
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Scott Babbitt, Marketing Manager
Number of Employees

45

Business Category

LUMBER-WHOLESALE CONSUMER PRODUCTS WOOD PRODUCTS WOOD FINISHING SIDING MATERIALS RAILS & ACCESSORIES MILLWORK Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers (NAICS: 423310)

Products & Services

Boston Cedar sells the following brand(s): Abaco, Azek, Latitudes Composite Decking and Railing, Perennial Wood, Prestige Premium, RDI, STK, True Gold, Typar, Vinyl Railing, Cowichan Gold

Boston Cedar offers the following product(s): Decking, Millwork, Railing, Siding, Trim, House wrap

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.
Details

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.