About Us


Dahlsens is proud to be a leading supplier of building materials and manufactured truss and frame to residential home builders, multi-unit builders and building tradespeople.

Dahlsens prides itself on having one of the largest trade building and hardware store networks in Victoria, and we have the range, expert team, and scale to support builders of all sizes.

Dahlsens has a heavy focus on customer service, and on meeting the unique needs of the builder. We focus on Our People, Our Products, and Our Service.

We supply the building trade with a Whole-of-House solution from foundation to fit out:

  • Dahlsens can provide the builder with a complete and reliable building solution from wall frames and roof trusses to doors, door handles, lightweight cladding, windows, roofing and kitchen, bathroom and lifestyle cabinetry.
  • Dahlsens is the largest builder focused merchant in Victoria and regional NSW with a heavy presence in regional areas. We offer Whole of House supply and have 20 stores, eight truss manufacturing sites and a metal roofing centre.
  • We have our own fleet of vehicles and drivers.

We’re here to simplify and improve the building process and have done so since 1877. We remain focused on builders, go the extra mile to assist builders succeed, and know that this is just the beginning: Dahlsens looks forward to servicing our customers for many decades to come.

The Dahlsens Group (J C Dahlsen Pty Ltd) is made up of 4 subsidiaries: Dahlsens Building Centres, Cairns Hardware Company, Nortruss Group and Midcoast Timber Centres.

The Dahlsens history

Dahlsens has a proud, respected history that started in Gippsland as a timber yard and now spans more than 20 stores and offers end-to-end products. There is a key reason why we believe our history is so important to our clients.

The Dahlsens team isn’t here to rest on our laurels. Rather, we are a stable, strong and long-running, trusted business that has always specialised in servicing trade builders. This means we understand your business through and through and have established a team, services, account management and stock to meet your needs.

We have experts on hand, Account Managers who know the importance of on-time delivery, and a wide range of stock – as well as delivery and customer service – that means we’re more than just a hardware store. We’re a true builders supply partner on every level.

That’s why the Dahlsens history, legacy and reputation is such an important one for us. It’s because it’s important for our customers.


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