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10 Tools Every Contractor Needs

Professional contractors demand a lot from their tools. They have to be tough enough for everyday use, accurate (to guard against costly errors) and durable enough to save money over the long haul. As a Do It Best retailer, Spahn & Rose offers a complete line of products just like you’d find in any hardware store. But Spahn & Rose locations cater to contractors, stocking specific brands and models built contractor-tough.

Here are 10 tools every contractor needs that Spahn & Rose offers every day of the week:


7 Smart Ideas for Dura Supreme Cabinetry in Your Interior Design

For contractors and homeowners, cabinets that mesh well with design can be hard to find. But knowledgeable builders and contractors rely on cabinet experts, like Spahn & Rose, a Dura Supreme Cabinetry retailer, to make the job easier. Using Dura Supreme Cabinetry will guarantee a successful project, and expert input ensures you’ll end up with a well-organized design and high-impact style. 


Bathroom, Kitchen Jobs Easier for Contractors with Spahn & Rose Tile Selection and Service

Contractors and builders can save time and make their next tile installation much easier with high-quality tiles from Spahn & Rose.

Over the last several years, Spahn & Rose has steadily increased its selection of kitchen and bathroom tiles, and recently added Midwest Tile, Marble & Granite to its vendor lineup. Available through the Dubuque Spahn & Rose location, tiles from these suppliers offer builders, contractors and homeowners a large variety of styles to choose from:


Before & After: Spahn & Rose Kitchen Makeovers

Spahn & Rose cabinet-design experts can turn any space into a beautiful, functional kitchen or bathroom. Here are three examples showing how Spahn & Rose cabinet designer Maria Burgmeier, based in the Dubuque location, has helped customers solve problems specific to their needs and space.


Earn Rebates during the LARSON Storm Door, Window Spring Sale

With LARSON’s line of innovative products, you can have it all—refreshing breezes, panoramic views and security. As part of Spahn & Rose’s LARSON Spring Sale, which runs through May 26, the more LARSON storm doors, windows and screen solutions you buy, the more you save. Here’s how the sale works:


How to Choose Paint Vs. Stain for Cabinets

Updating the appearance of your kitchen or bathroom cabinets with paint or stain is one of the best, low-cost ways you can transform your living space. 

Refreshing your cabinets is a simple way to renovate your kitchen or bathroom without major construction. Painting bathroom vanity cabinets a neutral color can make a small space feel brighter, bigger and more modern. Staining gorgeous wooden kitchen cabinets can draw out the rich grain of the wood and make them look new again.