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East side systems

Our trade partners have been busy on our East side home seeing that the mechanical and electrical systems are installed. The owners met with the electricians on site last week to finalize the placemen [...]

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East side home

Our East side home in Northfield has been making good progress in recent days. The workers completed the roof systems and asphalt shingles on the home. They have now moved on to framing the garage and [...]

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Garage

Workers on our garage project have installed the windows and doors and are working on the siding. We are using a fiber-cement lap siding to match the home. The first thing that goes on the wall is a w [...]

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Elevator Renovations

With the students away on winter break we are ramping up our work renovating elevators at Carleton College. Over the fall we completed quite a bit of code required improvement upgrades. This work was [...]

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Randolph School

Over the Thanksgiving break we completed a little exterior door project for Randolph schools. The original metal doorws had become twisted and problematic. The doors were set in a hollow metal frame. [...]

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Thanksgiving Day

I hope all readers enjoyed a good Thanksgiving day and were able to spend it with family and friends. November has brought rather mild weather to Minnesota so it made traveling a bit easier for folks. [...]

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Circle Lake home Open House, Saturday Nov. 28 1-4PM

On Saturday Ellen and I are hosting an open house at the Prairie style home Northfield Construction Company has for sale. The home is located just off Canby Avenue on the east side of Circle Lake in R [...]

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Roof Trusses

One of the big changes I’ve seen in my 37 years in the construction business pertains to roof framing. When I started out learning the carpentry trade we framed most of our roofs by hand. This invol [...]

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Underground Work

We have had lots of activity on our East side home this past week. Early in the week we installed a new water service to the home. This involved excavating out into Nevada Street and connecting to the [...]

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Perkins Big Trucks

Our construction company shop/office is located just up the road from Perkins Specialized Transportation company. Perkins is a very interesting trucking company in that they handle large, heavy and ov [...]

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