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Cemstone Lunch Seminar

Today several of Northfield Construction Company’s employees and I attended a lunch and seminar at Cemstone Concrete Products. They are located right across the street from our shop. We have a long [...]

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More Laser Work

Laser technology is at work again for us today. We set up for the installation of the concrete floor in the art studio building we are constructing. To make sure the floor is perfectly flat and level [...]

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Laser Grading

One of the challenges in construction work is preparing the grade under a concrete floor. Traditionally it involved a lot of hand work with workers setting up screed pipes and working boards across to [...]

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Steel Shipment

After a week of very soggy weather we finally have a sunny day for our art studio building. Good thing as our structural steel and roof joists arrived on site. We went to work right away unloading the [...]

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Whole House Remodel

We started a large remodeling job late last week. We will be remodeling most areas of the home so there is quite a bit of work involved in it. It is not occupied right now which makes the work move al [...]

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Donkey Basketball

Last weekend Ellen and I were up at our lake cottage getting things ready for fishing season and summer fun. It was rather cold with snow off and on most of the day Friday….not really the spring wea [...]

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Dental Clinic watertight

Work has been progressing well on our dental project in Prior Lake. The roof and walls have been completed on the addition and are watertight. We have installed several of the large windows on the add [...]

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Foundation Wall

A sturdy foundation is the key to any building project. For this new art studio building the architect and engineers specified a reinforced cast concrete wall sitting on concrete footings. The wall fo [...]

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Egress Window

We are doing another window replacement project for a client. This time the window change was needed to provide a legal egress window in a bedroom. The existing window was adequate for light into the [...]

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Art Studio Building

Last week we started work on a new art studio building for Carleton College. The building will be used as studio space for some of the art faculty that creates art using somewhat noisy processes. The [...]

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