Richards Building Supply and Renovate America Partner on Home Improvement Financing

New Partnership Enables Contractors to Offer Customized Financing Options for Their Customers

HOMER GLEN, TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2020 – Richards Building Supply, a leading U.S. distributor of building supply materials, and Renovate America, a leading home improvement financing company, have joined forces to deliver affordable payment programs for home improvement solutions, making the buying process seamless for homeowners and contractors alike.

The partnership will provide contractors with the tools and financing options that will help them grow their business. Renovate America’s leading field technology will provide contractors tools to use in the home for homeowner’s remodeling or restoration projects, spreading the cost over fixed monthly payments while offering competitive interest rates.

Ron Guzior, President/CEO, Richards Building Supply, commented, “This partnership provides contractors the ability to offer their customers a payment plan, making home remodeling and restoration more affordable.” Guzior added, “Contractors also receive special incentives through our company that adds to their bottom line.”

Renovate America is 100% focused on the home improvement industry, providing contractors with financing options to offer homeowners. In addition to providing multiple financing options and field technology, which includes a mobile app and web portal to track results, Renovate America offers industry-leading education, training, and mentoring to contractor teams in the field.

“We are proud of our partnership with Richard’s Building Supply as we share similar values toward the residential home improvement industry,” said Shawn Stone, Chief Executive Officer of Renovate America. “We believe homeowners, regardless of credit quality, should have access to a comfortable, energy-efficient home with an affordable payment they choose to meet their budget. Renovate America’s expansive product offerings allow homeowners access to energy-efficient products, reduced utility and operating expenses, with expert installation performed by reputable Richard’s Building Supply contracting partners.”

Eligible contractors can participate in the program immediately, unlocking lending rates typically unavailable to many homeowners. Contractors can visit to find their local Richards Building Supply branch to sign-up and learn more.

About Richards Building Supply

Richards Building Supply is a family-owned building supply wholesale distributor with over 60 locations in 13 states. The company provides the highest-quality building materials and trusted relationships with partners, contractors, and homeowners. Richards Building Supply products include roofing materials, siding, windows, decking, gutters, doors, moulding, and cabinets, for residential and commercial projects from new construction through remodeling or restoration.

About Renovate America
Renovate America offers a financing platform that helps Americans improve their homes while giving contractors the tools they need to grow their business. In addition to financing home improvements through a traditional lending product, Benji, Renovate America offers leading field technology that provides sales representatives with a tool to help make a homeowner’s home improvement project more affordable, spreading the cost over fixed monthly payments while offering competitive fixed interest rates. Renovate America’s financed upgrades are projected to save homeowners billions of dollars in energy bills and are estimated to have created over 25,000 local trade jobs that cannot be offshored or automated.