Building Supplies Ballina

Wide range of building & timber supplies for Ballina & the Northern Rivers of NSW

Sarwood Timbers & Building Supplies are leading suppliers of building materials and products. Based in Alstonville NSW, we stock a wide range of timbers and building materials and offer expert advice to all of our customers in Ballina, Lismore and across the Northern Rivers. Being a family owned local business we know how important it is to buy local. It is important to us that we choose local materials first before we look further afield.

About us

We are experts in the industry, with over 40 years’ experience in the field. When purchasing building supplies and planning a project, the key to success is quality products and expert advice – and that’s what we can offer you at Sarwood Building Supplies. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer-focused service and the individual and comprehensive advice our seasoned professionals can give which you won’t find anywhere else in the area. Our customers often tell us that it is so good to be able to sit down and discuss designs directly with someone who speaks their language.

We provide structurally safe designs and we’re working with local engineers in order to make your project the most structurally sound, environmentally safe and cost effective.

As a long-standing local company in Alstonville, we proudly support establishments and clubs in the Northern Rivers area, such as Wollongbar rugby, Casino soccer and rugby league, Alstonville show, flower show and little league baseball.

We can help you to design decks, gazebos, verandas etc. and offer DIY kits. In addition, our estimators on-site can help with all types of timber, roofing materials and steel reinforcement. We can advise on timber species, the durability of timber and design sizes. We truly are a one stop shop.

Just a sample of our wide range

View our Products section to browse our full range of products.

Timber and building supplies

We offer an extensive range of timber F27 hardwood in stock, structural and landscaping pine together with building supplies to help with all kinds of projects. Our supplies are perfect for both professionals and home owners looking to make some home improvements.


A strong adhesive and sealant are always useful when working with timber. We stock Soudal low VOC and Bostik ultraset adhesives, PVA wood glue, silicons and gap fillers.


We also offer a range of concrete, post mix, cement and mortar to purchase for all building and construction needs. Our products are easy mix to make your task simpler.

Sealants and silicones

Silicone sealants are used to seal and weatherproof a variety of surfaces, including roofs, buildings, gutters and external cladding. At Sarwood Building Supplies, we stock a range of sealants including translucent, grey and Soudal sealants.


Filler is necessary to fill any gaps or holes that may appear in exteriors or interiors. We supply filler that can be used on timber, concrete, MDF and more.

Timber products

At Sarwood Timbers & Building Supplies, we stock a wide range of products for all your timber needs. Our timber products include F27 hardwood in stock, structural and landscaping pine, recycled and reclaimed timber, sleepers and weathertex.

Solid flooring

We can supply solid flooring, solid overlay flooring and floating floors, all made from the highest quality timber. Our flooring is precision-milled to ensure durability and comfort.


Decking enhances any outdoor space. Our natural timber decking is versatile and attractive while remaining durable, we can offer a range of local species including Grey Box, Spotted Gum, Ironbark, Tallowood and a range of imported species such as Merbau and Yellow Balau.

Frames and trusses

If you need prefabricated frames and trusses, we have you covered. Our frames and trusses are designed to your specifications, for both commercial and domestic use.

Timber and building supplies DIY kits

At Sarwood Building Supplies, we provide kits for customers to build. Our DIY kits make construction at home easy and allow you to enjoy building something new. Our outdoor pergola and arbour kits come with all the pre-cut timber you need to assemble the finished product. Our decking and gazebo kits come in packs with a layout for you to cut to length giving you even more satisfaction with the knowledge that you did it! We also offer our kits based on the dimensions you provide as we realise that you want what you want, not what you have to have.

Hardware and Insulation Supplies

We have a wide and growing range of builders hardware, Decking screws in stainless steel, nuts bolts, brackets and decking oil. Our insulation stock consists of polyester batts, fibreglass building blanket and various shed and bubble wrap products.

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Our Services

Sarwood Timbers & Building Supplies are able to offer you a wide range of services for your commercial and domestic building needs.

Our Products

Browse our wide range of building supplies.

Sarwood Timbers

Company Profile

Since 1979 Sarwood has been serving the Northern Rivers area with quality building products.

Suppliers & Materials

We supply high quality Australian and New Zealand pine, mostly radiata pine. Among the distributors of our products are a range of local, Australian and international suppliers, with a heavy emphasis on Australian.

Most of our materials are Australian, such as:

  • ironbark
  • spotted gum
  • tallowood white mahogany
  • brushbox

Among the quality materials that we import are merbau and yellow balau.

From Concept to Completion

We can supply you concrete steel reinforcement or a timber floor system to get you started on your project, not to mention hardware to suit.

Following on from your floor system we can then supply your frames, trusses and rafters to get you your structure completed.

As part of our whole of house experience we can supply and fit roofing, fascia and gutter to put a “lid” on your project.

After the roof is fitted we can also offer a wide range of external cladding and decking together with your internal fit out including tongue and groove flooring, doors, skirtings and architraves.

Our Experienced estimators can can deliver to you the most simple or complex design. Highly accurate take-off service is provided to our customers for all timber products, roofing and steel re-inforcement.


What timber species do you have?

Most Australian Hardwood Species, Radiata/ Hoop Pine.

What profiles do you have?

We have most architrave profiles.

Do you have recycled timber?

Yes, we have recycled timber. Contact us for more details.

Are you open during COVID-19 and do you take precautions?

We are open and practicing social distancing. We offer Phone/ Email – Park – Pickup.

What are my Payment Options?

Cash/ Card EFT

Can I set up an account?

Trade Accounts available

Can I order over the phone?

Yes, you can order over the phone: (02) 6628 1101.

Can I order via email?

Yes, you can order via email:

Do you deliver?

Yes, the option of delivery is available from as far west as Casino, as far north as the Gold Coast and as far south as Mclean/ Yamba.

Do you have a phone/email ahead and drive through pick up option?


Can you order products in for me?


Can you do council applications for me?

Yes, a fee will apply.

Read our blog article to learn more about council approvals for sheds.

What are your opening hours?

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 6:30am to 4:00pm.

Get in touch

To speak to our team of experts about your timber and building material needs, contact us online or call us on (02) 6628 1101 today.

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