Builder’s providers in Ireland

builder's provider

Regardless of the size of your project, builder’s providers will help you find what you need, cost the materials and in some cases, even provide design services.

In this article we cover:

  • What is a builder’s provider or builder’s merchant, and where to find one
  • Choosing the right builder’s provider
  • Services offered by different builder’s providers
  • Difference between builder’s providers and DIY stores
  • How builder’s providers operate
  • How to save money with a builder’s provider
  • How to open a self-build account with them and how it works


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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