Spahn & Rose Blog

The Tiny Home Movement

It seems as if the tiny home trend has taken off, and is here to stay. Until the next new trendy item hits the market… which we all know will be in the near future. For the meantime though, let’s focus on the pros and cons of the infamous tiny homes.

Top 5 Factors in Choosing the Right Windows

With decades of experience, Spahn & Rose’s window experts can assist with price quotes, product selection and installation advice. They’ll also visit the home or building site to ensure accurate estimates for window sizing, making installation quick and easy.

Track Tools and Optimize Performance with Milwaukee’s ONE-KEY

Your tools just got a whole lot smarter. Now available at Spahn & Rose locations throughout Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, the Milwaukee ONE-KEY digital platform for tools and equipment offers a simple way to optimize, and keep track of, a variety of power tools.

TREX DECKING INSTALLATION: HOW TO INSTALL PLANKS AND RAILINGS

It’s the end of summer and many homeowners are no doubt realizing they didn’t use their backyard nearly as much as they wanted to this year. They’re thinking maybe a deck will help get them outside more. Or they already have a wood deck and realize the boards are tired, or that the regular maintenance of cleaning and staining is becoming too much. (more…)

Visualize Your Home Improvement with Wausau’s Home Visualizer Tool

Like its gemstone namesake, Diamond Kote siding is strong, beautiful and enduring. There’s a reason for those similarities: Diamond Kote is made with natural pigments of pure oxide colorants from rocks. Unlike synthetic tints that fade quickly, Diamond Kote’s will remain vibrant over time.

Wood vs. Composite Decking

If it’s time to update your client’s deck, or build a new one, then a conversation about wood versus composite decking is almost inevitable. With the right design and construction, both of these materials will result in a great looking deck, but the best decking material will depend on the project budget, maintenance requirements and client lifestyle.