The leading hardware and home improvement chain in Iceland

Húsasmiðjan is the leading hardware and home improvement chain in Iceland and a leading supplier for the construction industry. It was founded in 1956, making it the oldest operating hardware store in Iceland.

Húsasmiðjan operates 14 hardware stores around Iceland, as well as a webstore, and holds a leading market share in various markets and a strong corporate identity. Furthermore, Húsasmiðjan operates 7 garden centers under the brand name Blómaval associated with Húsasmiðjan, as well as 4 Ískraft retail outlets (B2B company selling electrical goods to electricians, building contractors, industrial- and power companies). Húsasmiðjan is among the largest retail and import companies in Iceland.

Húsasmiðjan is part of BYGMA Gruppen

Since 2012 Húsasmiðjan is part of BYGMA Gruppen, one of the leading supplier of construction and DIY products in Scandinavia (see further: with more than 100 business units and 2.300 employees in Scandinavia.

Sales and service to professionals and retail consumers.

Húsasmiðjan provides it's customers with complete solutions for the construction industry and operates it's own warehouses and distribution centers designed to serve the whole country. 

Húsasmiðjan works to be the best in the business with outstanding services and a wide range of products at competitive prices. The guiding light at Húsasmidjan is flexibility in face of market needs and the return of individual company divisions.

Húsasmiðjan concentrates on effective use of professional skills to their full extent, providing initiative and know-how through a unified team of able employees.

Our philosophy

Húsasmiðjan's goal is to provide excellent service, right product mix and competitive prices in good harmony with the environment and the society. 

Húsasmiðjan's slogan, "For you", reflects its commitment to a philosophy that recognises the importance of a good beginning in the success of any venture. This philosophy is reflected in every aspect of the company, from the smallest detail in the store's layout to the expert retail knowledge of its staff and management.

A major importer of building materials

Timber products

  • Timber for concrete formwork
  • Exterior siding
  • Interior and exterior doors
  • Windows
  • Ceiling panels
  • Decorative moulding
  • Parket flooring
  • Pretreated timber with preservative
  • Plumbing material
  • Wall and caulking materials
  • Tool rental
  • Work clothing
  • Hand tools
  • Shelving
  • Screws, nails & locks
  • Household appliances
  • Electrical appliances
  • Paint and related products
  • Lighting
  • Flooring
  • Sanitary appliances and fixtures
  • Cupboards
  • Materials for redoing and decorating homes
  • ....and much more

What is Húsasmiðjan?

  • A leading supplier of construction and DIY products in Iceland
  • Founded in 1956
  • Part of BYGMA Gruppen 
  • Roots in DIY, lumber and steel imports/sales
  • Serves both retail customers and professionals
  • Operates stores all around the country under three brand names: Húsasmiðjan, Blómaval and Ískraft.