Building Materials for Interiors, Exteriors, and More.

Friendly, Expert Shopping Since 1987.



We have over 30 years of knowledge in construction and actual on the job building experience. Our staff experts will take the time to listen to your ideas and make them happen.

With our many resources and product knowledge, let us help you to find the materials and tools you need to get the job done right.

Our skilled pros can utilize special 3-D software to help you visualize your project. At Salem Building Materials, we work with Contractors as well as Consumers to make your new home, remodel & other plans come to life.

Main Services

Salem Building Materials has everything you need to create inspiring interiors for your home or business. Whether you are looking for cabinetry, hardware, countertops, flooring, tile, or more, we are you one-stop-shop for all of your project's needs.

We provide an extensive selection of exterior products ranging from windows, doors, siding, roofing, railing, fencing, concrete, lumber and more. Talk to our experts today about your building material needs and receive trusted, expert advice.

We have a large variety of tools & hardware with brands like Makita, Stanley & Diablo - just to name a few. If we don't stock what your looking for, we will search our suppliers to find it. We have resources as large as the BIG online and box stores with personal face to face service.

Did you know...

We carry many name brand products like Marvin Windows and Doors, Owens Corning, and Stanley Hardware. We also sell custom crafted cabinetry as well as manufactured brands like Starmark and Aristokraft. It is our goal to sell quality products that provide the best in customer satisfaction.


Would you like us to special order something for you?

We special ordered over 2,000 items for our customers in the last year!

The Local Business Difference

Salem Building Materials is a locally owned and operated business. In store professionals are ready, willing and able to help you with product advice and information.

We can assist you with your new construction, home improvement or remodeling project! If we don't stock it...No problem. Save time and gas, let us special order it for you.

We fill propane tanks!

Grilling season is about to start. Fill your tank today.

Tons of materials in stock.

Get what you need TODAY.

Business that's personal and friendly.

Remember Mr. Oleson or Mr. Drucker? Fast forward a few decades, just like them we want to make certain you're taken care of when you walk in our doors.

Check out our special offers.

We update specials and sales frequently. Don't miss your chance to save!

1217 S. Broadway, Salem, IL 62881


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