Weekend Warrior Wannabes

It is that time of year again where the weather starts to turn warmer and homeowners start making plans to make improvements to their homes & landscapes.  Many homeowners are DIYers but a large number are not and will call on you to help them with their projects.   These weekend warrior wannabes don’t know a hammer from a nail and need all the help they can get from a prepared contractor like you.

Service Partners carries a variety of tools to help you on roofing jobs to building decks.  Your tools will likely take a beating over time but don’t worry; Service Partners’ branches keep extras on hand for when you need a replacement. We carry extension cords, hammer staplers, safety & fall protection, flexed knifes and many other accessories you’ll need on the job.

Be prepared for your customers and give your nearest Service Partners location a call to help you gather all the accessories you need for a busy summer.


Website Features | Service Partners

The Service Partners website has a number of features you may not know about. Check out this video, which showcases our website as an interactive and information resource. You’ll find it highlights the useful features of the Service Partners website for contractors, retail lumberyards and homeowners.

Service Partners is the largest insulation distributor in the United States. We distribute out of over 70 facilities coast to coast. We’re tailored towards independent insulation and weatherization contractors and lumberyards.

We have many resources available to contractors including insulation supplies and equipment. Our members only Contractors’ Club provides your team with marketing tools, training, access to partnership discounts, networking opportunities, and regional conferences. Membership is free!

 

 

 


Who We are | Service Partners

Interested in learning about Service Partners? Watch out company video or read below to see learn what our employees, and our customers have to say about us.

 

30 years ago all you needed to be an insulation contractor was a staple gun in a ladder. Today’s installers need the latest insulation products and installation and safety accessories, and they need it delivered fast. Service Partners is the leading nationwide distributor of quality insulation from brands like CertainTeed, JohnsManville, Knopf, Owens Corning, BASF, and Dow.

 

We have 75 locations nationwide and we work hard to deliver next day service. Because when we do our job fast you can get your job done faster.

We asked our team to give us their perspective on the company culture and mission of Service Partners and how that impacts the relationships we share with our customers. Here are some of the highlights.

 

“We are a bunch of strategically placed little businesses all over the country. So at the end of the day we you know we want to be the one stop shop for insulation contractors.” – Tim Bichlmeier, Sales Manager

 

“We cover everything from below grade foundation products, waterproofing products, all the way up to the roofline.” – Debra Constance, District Sales Manager.

 

“The other products may vary from accessories to insulation ceiling tile, roofing, gutters. I think the product mix is what makes us very successful.” – Roy Machado, Sales Manager

 

“It’s a people company. Yes we sell products, yes we move things around warehouses, but in the end it’s about relationships and it has been from the get-go.“ – Corey Doise, Controller

 

“I take what the relationships say that Service Partners has with its vendors. I take those relationships out to my customer base and potential customers. – Ken Martin, Outside Sales Rep

 

“I really think what you develop on a relationship basis is what brings people back to you.” – Leslie Ray, Inside Sales

 

“Relationships are real important for me because we help them grow and when they grow we grow. That’s what it’s about”. – Debra Constance, District Sales Manager.

 

“We have a lot of long-term, even 20-year relationships with some customers. We share what’s going on with their families, we share what’s going on with their business, and how we can help them grow their business.” – Wendy Kessler, Customer Care

 

“Whether our people are in the field or whether it’s a customer who calls in, we’re to offer the best service toward them. I just like being a smiling face there. I enjoy going to work every day.” Lisa Shipman, Telecom Administrator

 

“We’re the real deal. We don’t just say we service our customers, we do it every day.” – Roy Machado, Sales Manager

 

“Every morning at seven o’clock when that truck opens its doors Service Partners comes through for us, and they have exactly what you ordered. The name says it all – service. They’re there when they say they’re going be there. Good quality products, good people.” – Robert Vance, Customer

 

“You know it’s just at work that we both need each other and they’re there to back me up. That means a lot.” – Mike Layman, Customer

 

“Good people doing business with good people. That just seems to be my mantra and I believe that’s Service Partners’ mantra.” – Debra Constance, District Sales Manager.

 

“This is not just a job for me. I’m able to go out and bond with people that are really special and I appreciate that every day when I come to work.” – Roy Machado, Sales Manager

 

“We’re not just here just to make money, but we’re also here to be a help to our community, and to do what we can to make things better for someone else.“ -Lisa Shipman, Telecom Administrator

 

“I can’t wait to see what Service Partners has to offer in the future – for the company, the employees the customer.” – Leslie Ray, Inside Sales

 

“Pretty amazing how much friendships you have throughout the company and until you sit down and think about it your like – wow that’s pretty cool.” – Tim Bichlmeier, Sales Manager

 

“Are you honest in how you deal on a day-to-day basis individually and professionally? Yes. Do I see that at Service Partners all the time? Yes. It’s when you can go home at night and smile about the day, smile about the interactions you’ve had with a customer or a supplier that’s good.” Simon Kavanagh – Senior Vice President

 


Accessories for Warmer Weather

It is that time of year again where the weather starts to turn warmer and homeowners start making plans to make improvements to their home & landscape. Many homeowners are DIYers but a large number are not and will call on you to help them with their projects this spring. These weekend warrior wannabes don’t know a hammer from a nail and need all the help they can get from a prepared contractor.

Service Partners carries a variety of tools to help you on roofing jobs to building decks. Your tools will likely take a beating over time but don’t worry, Service Partners has a large inventory on hand for when you need a replacement. We carry extension cords, hammer staplers, safety & fall protection, flexed blade knifes and many other accessories you’ll need on the job.

Be prepared for your customers and give your nearest Service Partners location a call to help you gather all the accessories you need for a busy spring & summer.


Contractors’ Club Video

Welcome to the Service Partners Contractors Club. Your loyalty has earned you membership in this value-added, customer-focused club. We are excited about this new program it will bring you, our customer, more value to your business, while recognizing your commitment to Service Partners as your trusted supplier. From our informational webinars on industry related subjects that provide you with the latest information, to our training programs that help you maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace, every aspect of the Service Partners Contractors Club has been built with your success in line. For example, our solid vendor relationships are a key factor to your business development and we have numerous relationships with successful vendors to help grow your bottom line.

 

These programs work with discounts exclusively for you as a club member. Here are a few of those current relationships. Allpro Technology is a preferred partner of our Contractors Club. Allpro Insulator Software is a premium operational software that manages all aspects of your business software issues. Electric Gas Industry Association, or ECGI, is a national leading organization that provides business training and financing to help small businesses throughout the country. HomeAdvisor, formerly ServiceMagic, is a market leader in generating qualified leads for service businesses across the country based on location and specifically help you in the retrofit marketplace. Energy Circle Pro is a complete website and marketing platform designed for independent energy efficiency professionals. They offer professional website designed with numerous package options and extensive CMS platform training is always included.

 

In addition to marketing service providers, we’ve developed tried-and-true marketing tools for our club members, Tools that continue to pull in results. Custom door hangers, postcards, and leave behind cost effective methods that are used to great effect without breaking the bank.

 

Now a bit about our training programs: The Service Partners Contractors Club has developed a building science and Home Performance training program available to members at a substantial cost savings. BPI is the nation’s premier standards development and credentialing organization, or residential energy efficiency retrofit work. Your club membership offers training by BPI standards in both the analyst professional and envelope professional designations. As an authorized BPI test we also administer the certification exams for analysts and envelope professional certifications.

 

Be on the lookout for a new training project that is under way inside the Contractors Club. We are working with Advanced Energy out of Raleigh North Carolina to develop online training modules for best practices in fiberglass

batt insulation, blown fiberglass insulation, and air sealing. These trainings will be available in both English and Spanish versions and available directly on your office computer. They will include a certification exam after each session. These trainings will be available to all your staff at a minimal cost.

 

Sign up today to become a member of the Service Partners Contractors Club by visiting https://www.service-partners.com/contractors-club.


Website Widgets!

Website widgets are a great way to add content to your site and help keep visitors coming back to your site. A great content widget that can help keep your site fresh is the Energy Savers Blog widget from the Department of Energy. This widget will stream any blog posts that the Department of Energy makes, and post them directly to your website.  Also, the Department of Energy has a variety of widgets that you can incorporate into your website to help keep it fresh and increase customer appeal.

 

 

EERE Widget


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RESNET, Residential Energy Service Network, developed the Home Energy Rating System currently known as HERS to help individuals calculate home energy efficiency. HERS is a nationally recognized system for calculating a home’s energy efficiency. The lower the HERS score the more energy efficient a home. As a contractor you can use the HERS score to help educate customers the importance of energy efficiency and your services. You can learn more about the HERS system on the RESNET website.

Service Partners is a the largest insulation distributor in the United States. Our insulation distributors are spread out across the United States to better service our customers geographically. Service Partners headquarters is located in Glen Allen, Virginia.


Announcing Service Partners Contractors’ Club!

 

Contractors' Club

As a valued customer, we are offering you the exciting opportunity to join the Service Partners Contractors’ Club. What is the Service Partners Contractors’ Club? This club offers special discounted services, educational webinars, marketing tools, networking opportunities, regional conferences and much more to qualified customers. Membership is 100% free for all qualified customers.

Service Partners is more than your trusted supplier of insulation and equipment. We also want to provide the education, support and sales tools customers need to help grow their business. We are committed to helping our customers expand and diversify their business. That is why we have created the Service Partners Contractors’ Club. We look forward to sharing all of the benefits of this new opportunity with our valued customers.

Please visit Service Partners Contractors’ Club for more information.


Milwaukee Super Shear Foam Cutting Saw

Service Partners Supply, one of our west coast insulation distributors, is now supplying the Milwaukee Super Shear Foam Cutting Saw. This saw has a 1-1/8 inch stroke and will cut open & closed cell foam with great efficiency. The longer stroke allows you to cut at a slower rpm which will reduce vibration and overall fatigue without losing effectiveness.

 

Milwaukee Tool

The item number for this magnificent tool is: TLSM6519-31.

 

Call Service Partners Supply and get yours today! (800) 221-3359

 


Zip Code Insulation Tool

Tools can be a contractor’s best friend. One tool that the Department of Energy provides is the Zip Code Insulation Tool. This particular device allows contractors to better determine the correct R-value of insulation for various locations within a house based on your geographical location. Contractors, you can use this tool to help your customers understand the importance of insulation and provide them with a national resource that will help you build trust.

Using a tool provided by the United States Department of Energy can only increase your reputation & professional appearance to your customers. Be sure to use the “Zip Code Insulation Tool” to properly establish the right R-value for your location.