If you are building concrete floors, footings or walls, you will need cement, gravel, hollow blocks and sand as the basic building material supplies. The gravel and sand are mixed with cement powder and water before it is used. The hollow blocks are needed for concrete walls. To hold them in place, and you will need steel.
Heavy building material like this should be bought locally or with a reasonable distance from your project. The more material you buy, then the further away you can purchase it.
You will also need timber, lumber and other wooden materials if you are constructing wooden building or even concrete. You will need a frame and ladder for the laborers and construction workers to climb up to while working. You will also need lumber to hold the cement mixture in its place, and prevent leaking.
Wood products can be purchased a good distance away. These products can come from the closest wood manufacturing company. Good quality wood beams can be purchased the wood mills. The smaller the wood product and the lighter they are, the further away you can purchase. Get online to find suppliers of wood products.
If the building being constructed is made more of wood, you will need different types of wooden materials to complete the construction. Different lumber is used for the post, beam, and frame of the entire building. A different wooden material is also needed as walls for partition.
Generally, hardwood or plywood is used as the outer cover of walls and for ceiling. You will also need materials such as door, tiles, and windows. If the flooring is also made of wood, good lumber or even better type of wood is used. But if the flooring is tiled, then you will need tiles. The tiles can vary according to its material, design, size and color.
If you have a small building project then doors and flooring can be purchased locally. For a large quantity of this material you can consider state or out of state vendor bids.
Even the windows and doors can be made of concrete, wood, steel or glass or a combination of two or more materials. To construct your kitchen and toilet and bathroom, you will definitely need more cement, gravel, sand and hollow blocks. Of course, the kitchen and toilet should be made of concrete, while its finish is made of tiles. Building material supplies such as these are not hard to find. You can buy them online.
For your kitchen, you will need stainless steel sink and faucet. The sink and faucet can vary according to your standards. There are many to choose based on their size, style and design. The same thing can be said to build your toilet. The toilet bowl, sink, faucet and shower have many to offer. The color, material, size, design and style are different to fit every requirement of people.
You will also need different pipes for drainage. The pipe on your sink and toilet may be made of PVC or other materials. They are normally large. But the drainage of your toilet sink is normally made of steel or stainless. The size also varies.
The electrical supply is also among the building material supplies that are fun to shop. Mostly, these materials are readily available online. You only have to know the specifications to make your shopping easier and more convenient.
If you live close to a supply company, then all of these materials can be delivered. If you are dealing with a large online supplier, they can deliver throughout the US. Don't think just because the supplier is not close by that you can't make a purchase. Talk with them on the phone; check out their prices, quality and delivery then make a decision.