Your roof is the unsung hero of your home. As the primary shield against the Midwest’s harshest elements, a roof bears the brunt of snow, ice and freezing temperatures in winter. During the spring and summer, it endures blistering heat, rainstorms and high winds.
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Midwest winters can be an unforgiving assault of snow, ice and bone-chilling temperatures. Summers in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, meanwhile, offer sizzling, steaming temperatures as the blazing sun beats down. But one thing protects a home from both Midwest weather extremes: insulation. (more…)
Contractors and builders know that time equals money. Time spent running back and forth to a store to return unneeded or incorrect building materials is time away from the job site. And unnecessary time spent keeping a site clean or tracking down errant tools means it’ll take longer to complete a project and get paid. (more…)
For contractors, social media is a virtually cost-free way to spread the word and find new business—if you do it right. Having a strong social media presence means you’ll get more calls and more qualified leads, clients who are ready to schedule your next job. (more…)
As one of the country’s leading dealers of building materials, Spahn & Rose is uniquely positioned at the point where professional contractors and homeowners meet. Employees at every Spahn & Rose location help contractors, builders and homeowners coordinate projects from bathroom and kitchen renovations to complete new home builds. Here are seven tips to help you keep your sanity intact during your next home improvement project, no matter how big or small.
This past December, storms with strong winds roared through Iowa. The gusts blew the roof off a number of farmers’ barns, leaving essential machinery and vulnerable livestock exposed to the elements. The next day, Spahn & Rose delivered agricultural steel to many customers, enabling them to protect their vital equipment and animals. (more…)
How can you update your kitchen or bathroom cabinets without the expense and time of replacing them entirely? Easy: with some paint and just a little know-how.