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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. 



Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. continues to grow! To boost its commitment to builders and contractors, the Dubuque, Iowa–based lumber distributor has reached an agreement to purchase Moeller & Walter, a full-service building design and materials store in Reinbeck, Iowa.


Our Favorite Home-Exterior Designs from 2019

If you’re looking to create a home-exterior design with impact but aren’t sure where to start, take a look at some of the popular trends Spahn & Rose has spotted throughout 2019. From siding that enhances protection to bold color schemes, the homes and spaces that follow are examples of successful exterior design. 


Our Favorite Paints from Benjamin Moore and Valspar

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.


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.


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:


5 Ways a Spahn & Rose In-House Charge Account Helps Contractors

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:


Recipe for Success: Spahn & Rose Sponsors March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

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.


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