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CONTRACTORS: BUILD A BETTER BUSINESS WITH YOUR BUILDING MATERIALS SUPPLIER

Contractors in eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin can complete projects on time and within budget by working the right building materials supplier. Spahn & Rose understands how to support contractors by providing high-quality building materials and many, many other services so you can buy easier and build better. After all, contractors looking to stay ahead in the construction business know efficiency is key.

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Contractors: Three Ways to Make the Most of Your Winter with Spahn & Rose

The hammers are a little quieter when there’s snow on the ground and a deep chill in the air. But although the weather might temporarily stall your job site, the downtime can be an opportunity to plan, evaluate and revamp your contracting, renovation and building business. With the help of Spahn & Rose, you can then step into spring in full stride.These months can be a blessing: Away from the intense daily hustle of juggling workers’ schedules and meeting clients’ needs, winter enables you to strategize, and a wealth of resources from Spahn & Rose makes it easy. Here are three ways you can spend this season improving your operations. (more…)

Decorah Spahn & Rose Delivers, Fast

Jake’s Roofing & Construction, a longtime customer of the Decorah, Iowa, Spahn & Rose, faced a tough deadline. This past winter, with bad weather moving in, the Decorah-based contractor needed roofing materials delivered to a job site in Cedar Rapids, 100 miles south. (more…)

GET INSPIRED AT THE SPAHN & ROSE VIRTUAL HOME SHOWCASE

Even during the pandemic, you can “travel” miles to discover ideas for your next home-renovation project from the safety and comfort of your couch by stepping into more than a dozen homes during the first-ever Spahn & Rose Virtual Home Showcase, which begins October 1. (more…)

GO Live with BisTrack

On January 14, Spahn & Rose switched to the new Epicor BisTrack system. This best-in-class software will enable Spahn & Rose to provide better, faster customer service to contractors and do-it-yourselfers alike.

HOW CONTRACTORS ARE LISTED IN THE SPAHN & ROSE FIND-A-CONTRACTOR SERVICE

After a tough day on the job site, the last thing a contractor or builder wants is more work. But finding ways to generate leads is another part of the job made easier by Spahn & Rose through the Find-A-Contractor service. Connecting with potential customers is often frustrating and time-consuming, but Find-A-Contractor quickly links contractors and builders in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin to customers who are actively looking to begin projects.

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KEEP DREAMING BIG WITH SPAHN & ROSE’S VIRTUAL HOME SHOWCASE

Over the past few weeks, hundreds of people have “walked” through the 11 properties featured in the Spahn & Rose Virtual Home Showcase. Each day for 11 days from the beginning of October, Spahn & Rose opened the doors to a new house that visitors could tour at their own pace, using three-dimensional web technology to zoom in on details inside and outside these lovely homes. (more…)

QUICK AND EASILY DESIGN CABINETS WITH SPAHN & ROSE ONLINE CONSULTATIONS

You can safely, quickly and accurately redesign your kitchen and bathroom using Spahn & Rose’s online cabinet-design service.

Homeowners in eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin are increasingly turning to online cabinet consultations when planning kitchen or bathroom renovations. Spahn & Rose cabinet designers have already scheduled dozens of these consultations, helping homeowners and contractors with layouts and orders. Here’s how you can take advantage of this Spahn & Rose service: (more…)