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Water intrusion in walls

  We all know that houses can last decades and decades. My family lived in a 1923 wood frame bungalow with stucco exterior for over 30 years. During that time I did a fair amount of remodeling to [...]

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Oak flooring at addition

Last week we started installation of a new red oak floor in our Second Street addition. We removed the flooring in the existing living room area and installed new oak flooring there, running it throug [...]

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House insulation

  Our subcontractor partners finished up installing the mechanical and electrical systems in the rural Northfield home we are constructing. After the county completed their framing inspection and [...]

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Apple Valley Senior Center

Workers have been busy at the Apple Valley Senior Center project. The roof was finished last week and our people have been busy working on the soffits and fascias at the edge of the roof. We got to th [...]

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Northfield Area Foundation

This morning I participated in a very fun event. I serve on the Board of Advisors for the Northfield Area Foundation (NAF). The Board gathered at the Archer House to distribute checks to several commu [...]

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Windows installed

This week’s more moderate temperatures have been appreciated by all construction workers. The house we are building in rural Northfield made some good progress. We have most of the windows and doors [...]

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Faith Lutheran roof

 We have been concentrating on getting the roof installed at Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center. This building project incorporates a combination of steel and wood framing systems in both the [...]

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Second Street Addition

It has been a couple of weeks since I posted to our website. Like most firms that work outside in Minnesota, we have been struggling with the snow and cold. Our thermometer registered -26 below zero t [...]

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Happy New Year

As we close out the year 2008 I will leave you with a photo of the rural Northfield house we are constructing. The snowy landscape and tarped up roof full of snow sum up winter in Minnesota! I wish ev [...]

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Apple Valley Roof

Our carpenters have been busy at the Apple Valley Senior Center we are working on. We’ve had lots of cold weather and snow to deal with, but the building is slowly getting enclosed. Our major task f [...]

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