The good thing about this year’s trend is that it is going to be, or suspected to be better than 2016. With that being said, it will not be by much. Slow growth rates, and different events like our new president being elected, are just a few of the factors that contribute to trends in the housing market. But hey, growth is growth, even if it is minimal.
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Composite decking is a great way to refresh an aging deck or build a new one that will last for decades. As a leading building materials supplier in the Midwest, Spahn & Rose partners with two composite decking suppliers—Fiberon and Trex—to help you design and build your next great outdoor project.(more…)
There are several options for decking materials to choose from. They each have their own features, benefits and costs and it’s important to weigh these considerations carefully prior to starting your project.
To ensure that you select the best decking material for you and your home, consider:
- The size of your budget
- Time and energy needed for maintenance
- What you want your deck to look like
Deciding on roofing colors just got much easier with Metal Sales Color Visualizer tool.
This online tool for contractors and homeowners allows you to select type of building—including agricultural, light commercial, or residential—and compare the vast number of roof and exterior wall colors available from Metal Sales.
Holy Shiplap! When you think of ship lap, what comes to mind?
If you have seen any of the recent DIY shows lately like Rehab Addict, American Pickers or Fixer Upper, you have probably heard a lot about shiplap.
The good thing about Midwest living: enjoying all four seasons. The bad thing about Midwest living: enduring all four seasons. Dramatic temperature shifts, winter ice, and summer heat and high winds mean choosing the right roofing material is essential for homeowners and contractors in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin.(more…)
When you roll out Knauf insulation in your attic, you’ll also roll up energy savings in your wallet. Stopping air leaks with Knauf glass mineral wool insulation from Spahn & Rose is an easy way to lower your energy bills.(more…)