Sellers Beware!

Sellers Beware!

Paramont EO’s Director of Accounts Receivable, Norm Cowie (CCE), is a regular contributor to the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) organization and writes a column called “Illinois Construction Stuff and Stuff” for their periodical. As an author and active member of the group, Norm has helped formulate and re-write Illinois lien laws and networks […]

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The So-Called Copper *Crash*

The So-Called Copper *Crash*

By Kevin Reed I have heard the term “Copper Crash” being thrown around, as in “What am I paying now, with the copper crash”. Copper, while a tad bit cheaper now, never crashed. Futures in May 2021 were the highest anyone has ever seen. At that time, CU climbed to its highest value per pound […]

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What it Means to be Imark Platinum

What it Means to be Imark Platinum

Since the inception of Paramont-EO (from the merger of Paramont ES with Evergreen Supply) over a decade ago, we have managed to achieve “Platinum” status with IMARK Electrical, the largest distribution organization in the US Electrical industry, every single year. So, what’s the big deal in that? We’re glad you asked! When you partner with […]

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Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared?

by Kevin Reed It was Benjamin Franklin that famously said, “By Failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Truer words cannot be spoken right now, with all of these supply chain issues and surging prices on most everything you need for your project. Now, more than ever, you should be planning ahead. Instead of […]

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Bathroom Trends for 2021

Bathroom Trends for 2021

Architectural Digest said this about bathroom lighting: Great lighting is important in every room in the house, but it plays a particularly vital role in a bathroom. Choose the wrong bulb and you wind up looking jaundiced as you put on your makeup; place a fixture in the wrong spot and you’re shaving in the […]

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The Great Supply Chain Struggle of 2020

The Great Supply Chain Struggle of 2020

  THE COVID-19 SUPPLY CHAIN STRUGGLE — 2020 IN REVIEW by Kevin Reed Our Sales staff has been answering the same two questions for almost a year now: “What is going on with pricing?” and “What has happened to stock?”. Easily the two most important concerns for both Contractors and Supply Houses. Nearly every conversation […]

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Smart Home Technology

Smart Home Technology

Modern Smart Home technology is approaching automation in more comprehensive ways than ever before. Today, this technology focuses on connectivity, temperature and lighting, security, entertainment, energy management, appliances and voice control. So how smart is your home? If the answer is, “not very”, we have a variety of easy to install products that can immediately […]

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One dimmer for any Job

One dimmer for any Job

Meet the Maestro PRO LED+TM dimmer for RadioRA 2 and RA2 Select.   Bulb selection made easy Use our online tool to easily find the right LED bulb for your LED+ dimmer, or the right LED+ dimmer for your LED bulb. SPOTLIGHT SOUND OFF! Tell us how the Maestro PRO LED+ dimmer has made an […]

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