Ken Schwenker is the owner and operator of Standard Of Beaverdale Inc, headquartered in West Burlington, Iowa. This is a highly regarded lumber and building materials company in Des Moines County.
Ken was trained in lumber and building materials through years of hands on training. When it comes to providing expert lumber and building materials services, nothing takes the place of experience. Ken began working in this industry 45 years ago and his family started Standard Of Beaverdale Inc in 1969. He took over in 1985.
One of Ken’s goals is to provide their Des Moines County clients with professional and affordable services. They currently have one location open to the public and four warehouses for their online store front. Ken states that quality products at a good price is the key to his success along with the company’s top notch customer service. When you shop in store or online you will be treated like a member of the family.
The result, one of the most successful lumber and building materials companies in West Burlington!
In addition to running a successful lumber and building materials business, Ken is a member of the Burlington Chamber Of Commerce where he received the Small Business of the Year award. Ken and his wife love to spend their spare time mushroom hunting, antiquing and supporting their local sports teams.
What does the business community think? The Better Business Bureau has awarded Standard Of Beaverdale Inc an A+ rating.
What do their customers think?
Carlene Atwater – “Very friendly. Helpful and knowledgeable. I went to purchase Baltic birch. The last place which i will not name sold me 3/16 when i asked for 1/4, when I called them on it they just said it varies, wrong! Standard of Beaverdale knew exactly what I wanted right away, They know their business.”
Keith Sollazzo – “Standard has high quality lumber & fast friendly staff that is eager to assist your every need. Kenny & Brenda are about making your experience a positive impact & make you part of the Standard family.”
Having owner operated experts, like Ken providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to West Burlington and Des Moines County, Iowa.
Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Ken Schwenker that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Ken for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.
Need lumber and building materials service? Give Standard Of Beaverdale Inc an opportunity by visiting them at 11194 Twin Ponds Drive, West Burlington or by calling them at 319-754-5174.
So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board
Ken Schwenker, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Des Moines County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of Iowa and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.
Well done Ken Schwenker!
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