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Campus Work

Northfield Construction Company assists Carleton College with a variety of projects each year. Carleton has a great maintenance staff, but they cannot always fit building improvements into their gener [...]

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Chamber Forum

Yesterday morning I attended a business and property owners forum. The forum was hosted by the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce, with facility space provided by Community Resource Bank. Several cit [...]

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East side foundation

Yesterday was a lovely day to be working outside! We placed concrete for the basement walls of the house we are building on Northfield’s east side. Like most of our residential projects, this home u [...]

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Finishing Lake Cottage

We are just about finished up with the lake cottage we are building in Northern Minnesota. The exterior work has been completed, including the painting of the siding and trims. We used horizontal fibe [...]

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East side foundation

We are underway with a new home on Northfield’s east side. This is the site where a home that burned was demolished. We pushed back the start of construction a couple days due to the wet weather, bu [...]

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Bathroom Remodeling

On the bathroom remodeling project we are working on the tile work has been completed. The owners selected a simple 4×4 white ceramic tile for the shower. The tile extends from the tub all the wa [...]

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Sharkbite plumbing fittings

Over the weekend I was at my daughter’s home in Minneapolis. She and her husband needed to change a hot water faucet at the laundry tub, so I helped out. I shut off the water at the water heater and [...]

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New Home on Northfield’s East Side

We started excavation work on a new home on the east side of Northfield yesterday. We postponed our start for a day due to the rain, but Thursday was a bright, sunny day good for outside work. This is [...]

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Roof Repairs

Yesterday we started a small roof repair project for a client. The home had a one-story area that had a flat roof, with a pitched asphalt roof at the perimeter. The flat roof had been leaking intermit [...]

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Bathroom Remodeling

Our bathroom remodeling project has moved ahead well in the past few days. Opening up and exposing the window again into this bathroom has made a huge difference in how the space feels. One of the cha [...]

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