Ask a professional painter about the two most important aspects of doing a quality job, and he’ll likely say two things: surface prep and paint choice. Surface prep takes lots of elbow grease and some general know-how. But buying the best paint for the job is easy with advice from Spahn & Rose’s paint experts.
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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.
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:
Thousands of contractors across Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin have discovered that a Spahn & Rose in-house charge account makes buying building materials much easier. With a house account, you’ll spend less time doing paperwork and more time on the job site. Even better: Signing up takes only a few minutes.
Here are five ways a Spahn & Rose in-house charge account helps contractors buy easier and build better:
To prepare this delicious recipe for a record-setting fundraiser, first gather a dozen extremely talented chefs from around the tri-state area. Add a large helping of corporate sponsors such as Spahn & Rose. Generously blend in several hundred attendees. Finally, top with a deeply moving inspirational speaker—and you’ve cooked up the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction.
Much like today’s super-utility baseball players who can play pretty much anywhere on the diamond, Greg Wink does just about everything at the Monticello, Iowa, Spahn & Rose location.
A delivery salesman, Wink starts most mornings in the lumberyard, ensuring that early deliveries are on trucks ready to go to job sites. Around 8 a.m., when contractors start rolling in, Wink helps load their trucks. He enjoys working at Spahn & Rose, he observes, because of this kind of one-on-one interaction with customers.
Buying cabinets at a big-box store is like trying to pick between the last two kids for a dodgeball team: Just point at one and hope it all works out.
When you work with a Spahn & Rose cabinet design expert, though, you control every detail of the buying process, including how much you spend.
Chances are your kitchen needs help—and you don’t even know it. Or maybe you’ve been thinking about renovating your kitchen but aren’t sure where to start. A Spahn & Rose design expert can improve your kitchen in lots of surprising ways.
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.