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Meet the General

Last week I participated in a ‘Meet the General’ evening at Cabela’s in Owatonna. This event was hosted by the Minnesota chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors. The purpose o [...]

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East side remodeling

We are finishing up our East side remodeling work. One of the big parts of this project was energy improvements. We installed foam insulation in the attic and have now covered it with drywall. The dry [...]

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Rural Outbuilding

Yesterday we started carpentry work on a new outbuilding for a client. Late last fall we installed the foundation. Because there was no pressure to have the building completed the owner allowed us to [...]

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Rural garage

We finished up work on the rural garage we have been working on. This provides some really nice workshop space for the owners. It is low maintenance as we used pre-finished fiber-cment sheet siding, w [...]

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East Side Remodeling, insulation

Today the insulators are finishing up with insulating work in the attic of our East side remodeling project. They are installing sprayed foam insulation between the rafters. We are doing this in an ef [...]

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New Garage

We are building a new garage for a long time customer, in the rural area outside Northfield. This was a challenging site as the best location for the garage backed up to a fairly big hill. The homeown [...]

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East Side Remodeling, continued

We have just about finished up our work in the basement of our East side remodeling project. The windows have all been replaced, the stairs rebuilt, the toilet room constructed, insulation and electri [...]

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Passive House

The roof decking has all been installed on our Passive house project. The house has unequal roof pitches. This was done to provide a steep pitch to the south for future photovoltaic electric panels. Y [...]

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Small Toilet Room

We are creating a small toilet room for a West side client. The older home does not have a bathroom on the main level. So we are claiming part of an existing pantry area and making the toilet room. We [...]

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East Side Remodeling

We are winding up our work in the basement at our East side remodeling project. The new stair has been installed and works quite well. It was a lot of work to remove portions of the stone foundation, [...]

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