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.
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Recently, a customer at Spahn & Rose’s Waverly, Iowa, location wasn’t very happy. A miscommunication with an order meant that the man had to exchange some building materials for a home addition. He even exclaimed that he would never shop at Spahn & Rose again.
Whether he’s behind the wheel of a delivery truck or behind the counter of the Dubuque Spahn & Rose location, Inside Sales Representative Jim Patrum shares his positive, can-do attitude with customers and coworkers every day, especially as Spahn & Rose continues to contend with the changing business practices engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Saturday, June 13, a virtual walk will make a real-world difference for the Iowa Heart Association Iowa.
Because the federal Centers for Disease Control continues to recommend postponing events with 50 people or more, the 2020 Dubuque Area Heart Walk is going virtual—and Spahn & Rose is sponsoring a corporate team to participate.
Adding a deck is like hitting a home run with runners on base—a good thing for a number of reasons. For a reasonable cost, a new deck will create an enjoyable outdoor living space and increase the value of your home—and can be finished quickly enough to let you enjoy it while the weather is still warm. It’s the ideal shelter-in-place project.
Fewer worries on the job site means more time for work. The Milwaukee PACKOUT Modular Storage System is the solution to several challenges contractors and builders regularly face.
Milwaukee has offered tool-storage solutions since 2014; it introduced the PACKOUT Modular Storage System in 2017 and debuted an array of new options this January.
Kaitlyn Ransford, Purchasing Assistant in the General Office, thrives on challenging projects. A recent massive data-integration job with a tight deadline certainly qualified—and her stellar work on the project earned her the February/March Above & Beyond Award.
In mid-May, states including Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin began easing their COVID-19 restrictions on businesses. To keep customers and employees safe, Spahn & Rose will remain appointment-only until further notice. (more…)