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E.C. Barton & Company is a team of home improvement experts offering quality products and solutions at the Guaranteed Lowest Price to help customers achieve their dreams. Founded in 1885, the company is headquartered in Jonesboro, Arkansas and operates Home OutletBarton’s and E.C.B. Brokerage in 17 states from upstate New York to south Texas.

At Home Outlet, homeowners/DIYers and professionals will find expert advice and excellent customer service as they work to remodel or restore. Nearly 100 Home Outlet stores carry in-stock, quality kitchens, baths, flooring, windows, doors and more at the Guaranteed Lowest Price. Thousands of name brand products are also available at the same low price through our Spend Less Express ordering program. Customers benefit from our free design services in store or online as they plan their dream kitchen or bath. Home Outlet also gives customers the opportunity to design and shop specialty products from their home and pick up for free at the store.

Barton's is a full-service lumber division that operates in Arkansas and Southeat Missouri. The stores carry everything homeowners and professionals need to build or remodel - from the lumber to the shingles and everything in-between. 

We are a family at E.C. Barton. Our 700+ employees own this company, so we call them Partners. They are our competitive advantage, and providing them with the freedom to generate new ideas benefits their teammates, customers and the communities we serve. With an average length of service of 8 years and many 40+ year recognitions, we empower our Partners and provide them with the opportunities to grow and succeed.

E.C. Barton & Company considers our customers as neighbors, and our Partners make it a priority to serve outside our stores through local charities and volunteer opportunities. We are honored to be a part of the communities where our stores are based, and we are committed to supporting needs in those areas.

Whether you are a customer looking to improve your home or a potential candidate considering your next career home, we hope you will consider E.C. Barton & Company.