With the weather getting colder and wetter, protecting lumber on your job site is more important than ever. Preserving oriented strand board (OSB) means a better overall project—and you’ll save money and time by avoiding having to replace any damaged or wet wood. (more…)
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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…)
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.
Composite decking is a great way to refresh an aging deck or build a new one that will last for decades. As a leading building materials supplier in the Midwest, Spahn & Rose partners with two composite decking suppliers—Fiberon and Trex—to help you design and build your next great outdoor project.
You want to re-paint your home but maybe you don’t know where to start? Or, maybe you do have painted a few times but could use a little help. Either way, here is some advice on picking out the right finish for the room you are painting.
For new home builds, renovations or even everyday repairs, Spahn & Rose is where contractors and homeowners meet to build better. Spahn & Rose is like an extra member of a contractor’s crew, providing expert advice on buying, project planning and job-site building-material delivery. For homeowners, Spahn & Rose is an invaluable planning and design resource, enabling you to turn your dream home, kitchen or bathroom into reality.
Contractors and builders in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin have a packed summer ahead. Chances are you’re still catching up from the unpredictably busy 2020 and haven’t had time to plan any sort of online marketing effort.