How We’ve Reshaped Material Procurement

Since our inception in 2000, we’ve been a pioneer in leveraging technology to revolutionize the construction industry. We’ve come a long way from our humble beginnings as a lumber trading company to becoming the leading North American distributor for a variety of construction materials. Our journey has been marked by a relentless focus on innovation, …

Understanding the Grades of Plywood

Plywood, a fundamental component in many construction projects, comes in a variety of grades, each tailored for specific uses. At Silvaris, we;’re dedicated to bridging the knowledge gap, helping you make informed choices based on your customers’ project needs. Here’s a brief outline of plywood grading and the range of applications suited for each grade. …

Surplus Building Materials

Surplus building materials are often perceived as excess inventory that somehow missed its route to the construction site. At Silvaris, we view them through a different lens — as underutilized resources brimming with potential. Our expertise lies in channeling these materials to the right avenues, paving the way for innovative, budget-friendly and environmentally conscious construction …

Selecting The Right Wood Flooring

“Tricks of the Trade” Series Selecting the Right Wood Flooring Selecting the right wood flooring for your space is a nuanced process that goes beyond mere aesthetics. It involves understanding the characteristics of various wood types, the specific needs of the space where the flooring will be installed, and the long-term considerations of durability and …

Incorporating B-Grade Materials Into Projects

In the modern building landscape, the push toward responsible material usage is more than a trend; it’s a commitment to a thoughtful approach that values both aesthetics and integrity. It’s about recognizing the potential in materials that might otherwise be discarded, and transforming them into something beautiful This approach not only saves building materials from …

How Our One-Stop Selection is Your Best Choice

Navigating the labyrinth of roofing material options, availability and the best pricing can be a daunting task. But what if you could find a one-stop solution that’s easy to shop, cost-effective and better for the planet? Welcome to Silvaris, your go-to source for a wide range of B Grade roofing materials. A Smorgasbord of Roofing …

How Using Silvaris B Grade Materials and Smart Technology Can Help

The Stark Reality: A Waste-Filled Industry It’s no surprise the construction industry is a big player when it comes to landfill waste. In the U.S. alone, over 600 million tons of construction waste were generated in 2018. What’s more, up to 30% of all materials delivered to a construction site can end up as waste. …

Often overlooked, B Grade plywood is a hidden gem in the world of modern interiors. Its unique characteristics not only offer a distinct aesthetic, but also contribute to diverting B Grade materials from landfills. It’s a win-win for your interior projects and the environment. Creative Applications: the Sky’s the Limit Accent Wall: Create a feature …

Innovative Uses for Surplus Materials

In the world of construction and renovation, the term “surplus” might evoke thoughts of unwanted leftovers. But for us, surplus materials are hidden treasures with untapped potential. They’re our opportunity to transform excess into excellence, championing responsible sourcing and keeping materials out of landfills while creating cost savings along the way. Furniture: Beyond the Basics …

Leveraging Silvaris Calculators

In the fast-paced, ever-evolving world of building materials, precision is not just a luxury, it’s a necessity. Every board foot, every piece, every single truckload counts. Misjudgments can lead to costly overruns or material shortages that delay projects and impact bottom lines. That’s where Silvaris comes in. With our innovative, user-friendly calculators, you can take …