Spahn & Rose Blog

2017 Home Trend

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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Before & After: Spahn & Rose Kitchen Makeovers

Spahn & Rose cabinet-design experts can turn any space into a beautiful, functional kitchen or bathroom. Here are three examples showing how Spahn & Rose cabinet designer Maria Burgmeier, based in the Dubuque location, has helped customers solve problems specific to their needs and space.

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Deck Buying Guide

Deck Materials

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

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Holy Shiplap!

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.

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How to Choose the Right Roofing Material for Midwest Homes

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.

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