Contractors and builders have a choice when buying building materials, tools and hardware: You can go to the big-box chain stores, or you can rely on locally owned Spahn & Rose, with 24 locations near you. Here’s why you should make Spahn & Rose your first stop before your next job:

Reason 1: Spahn & Rose lumber is simply better.

Professional contractors and builders in eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin rely on Spahn & Rose for high-quality lumber. Spahn & Rose buys the highest-grade lumber possible with a broad assortment including beams, joists, moulding and trim. Spahn & Rose takes additional steps to ensure quality that big-box stores just don’t. In fact, expert websites such as The Family Handyman warn big-box customers to be wary of warped lumber and inspect all wood before purchasing.

In addition to ensuring high-quality lumber through their rigorous purchasing and inspection process, Spahn & Rose buyers also have decades of experience to get the best pricing possible. Need more convincing about Spahn & Rose’s quality standards? Here are six reasons Spahn & Rose lumber beats the big-box stores’ lumber selection any day.


Reason 2: Spahn & Rose building materials and tools are contractor-tough.

Spahn & Rose is highly selective about which vendor partners we choose to work with. Whether it’s building materials such as composite decking from Trexor on-the-job necessities such as oscillating tools from Milwaukee, Spahn & Rose offers high-quality products that will stand the test of time. Our customers demand professional-quality building materials and tools, and the brands we carry reflect it.

Spahn & Rose has developed long-term relationships with vendor partners and is an official Milwaukee tool, Benjamin Moore paint, Andersen Window and Marvin Window dealer. Whether you need a Trex deck or Larson storm-door installation, Spahn & Rose experts bring decades of experience to help guide you to the best product for your project.

Reason 3: Spahn & Rose provides a number of contractor services to make your job easier.

The next time you’re looking for a hardware store or building materials near you, consider making the decision based on contractor services. Spahn & Rose helps contractors save time and money with a complete selection of services from job-site delivery to on-site estimating for just about any type of job.

Spahn & Rose can also be your cabinetry design service. Whether in-person or online, Spahn & Rose cabinet experts can walk your customers through designing their dream kitchens: creating a custom kitchen aesthetic and incorporating cabinet design for optimal storage and organization. Once the project is finished, customers will have complete, detailed kitchen plans along with a product list.