About Us

At Basic Copper, we provide high-quality material, at a great price, with the best customer service in the industry. We ship fast and package with care so that your order arrives quickly and securely. For over 17 years, Basic Copper has been a leading supplier of copper sheet, copper flashing, and copper foil across the United States and around the globe. The high purity copper we provide is certified to meet industry standards and is functional, beautiful, and perfect for countless uses for a wide range of individuals, organizations, and businesses. In addition, we offer specialty designer copper sheets, and related materials and products that will help you complete your projects. We aim to be a one-stop resource for providing your copper, no order is too small or too big.

Our copper is the preferred choice for everyone from contractors, government agencies, multi-national corporations, to individuals and small businesses. The copper we offer is used for everything you can imagine: airplanes, artwork, DIY home improvement, research & development, crafts, furniture-making, spacecraft, architecture, engineering, jewelry-making, children’s crafts projects, interior/ exterior design, garden projects, health and wellness, EMI/RFI shielding, and more! Our copper has been featured in many magazines, tv shows, and museums including This Old House Magazine, various DYI Network and HGTV programs, and is hanging in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History!

At Basic Copper, we have spent many years learning about the material from industry resources, but we have also learned from you, our customers! The care and in-depth attention we provide has not only benefited our customers in planning and executing their projects, but it has created an expertise and knowledge bank that we are happy to share with you. We continue to learn from our customers every day and we are proud to have such a professional and caring team.

This combination of quality material, associated products, helpful and knowledgeable customer service, and fast and secure shipping makes an unsurpassed choice for all of your copper needs. Thank you for trusting Basic Copper for your copper needs. We are appreciative and happy to have you as our customers.

Our Contact Information

Basic Copper
Corporate Office
8097 Caratoke Highway
Powells Point, NC 29766
Phone: (252)491-2812
**We ship from multiple locations in the US** info@basiccopper.com


At Basic Copper, we want to be sure you are happy with your order!

If you are unsure of the thickness of copper you would like to order, please check out our thickness guide . We also offer small samples free of charge while supplies last. If you have any questions, please email us for more information.

If you are not satisfied with your order, return it to us within 30 days in the same condition and packaging that it arrived in, and we will issue a refund (For patina sheets there is a 25% restocking fee and a 25% order cancellation fee...see our patina sheet return policy here .) Special orders and international orders are exempt from this policy- they are non-refundable (Special orders are also subject to a 25% order cancellation fee). The buyer will be responsible for the cost of return shipping unless the problem resulted from our error. Feel free to email us if you have any questions.

Returns should be sent to the following address:

Basic Copper Returns
8097 Caratoke Highway
Unit A
Powells Point, NC 27966



We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit cards. Select the items you would like to order by clicking on the "add to cart" button on the product page. When you are ready to checkout, click on "view cart" option at the top of the screen. From there you will be prompted to enter the information needed to process your order including credit card information.


To order by check, email us with your order and we will reply with your order confirmation and total cost. Your order will ship once the payment has been received and processed.

Mail your check to :

Basic Copper
8097 Caratoke Highway
Unit A
Powells Point, NC 27966


You can also order via phone by calling (252) 491-2812.

How to Order:

Begin by selecting the thickness you would like to order by using the menu to the left. They are listed in order from the thinnest available 1 Mil to the thickest 40 Mil. Once you have clicked on your selection, you will be directed to a page listing all of the sizes available in that thickness in order from the narrowest width at the top through the widest width at the bottom. When you find the item you would like to order, click on the "add to cart" button. Do this for each item you would like, and then when you are ready to checkout, click the "view cart" button located at the top and bottom of your screen. From there, enter the information needed to process your order. Please let us know if you have any questions!

If you do not see the size or thickness that you are looking for, please contact us. We may be able to provide exactly what you need. If we do not have it in stock, we will work with you on putting together a custom order.


Please email us with details about what you are looking for and we will try to accommodate your request.

If you do not see the size that you are looking for, email us with your specifications and we will try to work with you to get you exactly what you need.


All orders of in-stock merchandise purchased before 5 P.M. usually ship within 24 hours or by next business day.

Our website provides UPS real-time rates and USPS Priority Mail rates. If you would prefer to have your package shipped another way, we will gladly accommodate you if possible. If you email us after placing your order to let us know of your preference, we will respond with your shipping cost and will update your order total to reflect this.


We do accept international orders! Please contact us for your shipping options and for more information. Please keep in mind that a customs, duties or taxes fee is often assessed by your country upon delivery. This charge is calculated by your country on a case-by-case basis and we cannot predict the amount you will be asked to pay and we cannot refund or contribute to payment of these fees. Also, UPS may charge a brokerage fee. Please contact your local customs office and/or carrier of choice for customs information. In addition, international orders are non-refundable-all sales are final.


The copper you receive may have sharp edges, please handle with care! In addition, the copper has been treated at the mill with a light coating of protective oil to slow down the oxidation process. It can be removed with a light buffing.


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