Maple Street home completed

We have just about completed our work on the Maple Street home under construction. Last week the sod and landscaping work was wrapped up....

The interior of this home looks spectacular!

The kitchen has excellent storage and work...

Second Street home siding

With the interior drywall work well underway, the workers have moved on to the exterior finish work on our Second Street home. This home includes a mix of materials. The workers are installing cement board lap siding that has had one deep red finish paint coat applied at the factory….

Once all the siding is i...

CROP Walk on Sunday

This Sunday, September 30th, everyone has a chance to participate in a CROP walk to raise funds to help people overcome poverty. CROP stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty and the fundraising walks have been conducted each fall for many years. The walk this year will start at 12:45PM at St. Dominic’s Church located a...

Screen Porch

We are working on a nice screen porch for a client on Northfield's west side. The porch fits well on their home, overlooking a lovely fenced yard.

The porch has nice dimensions and screen spacings....

Screen porches really are a Minnesota feature. It is so nice to sit out on a porch on ...

Deck repairs

As I’ve mentioned in the past, Northfield Construction Company handles a lot of smaller jobs each year. Some involve interior remodeling, others involve exterior repairs. This morning we started a small job for some townhome owners in Northfield. Their deck surface had deteriorated in some areas and the siding had started to decay. ...

Pat retires

Last Sunday Northfield Construction Company employees gathered to recognize a retirement. Pat, our long-time Administrative Assistant, has decided to retire from the working world. Pat has been with us for many years, and is the ‘voice and face’ of Northfield Construction Company when you call or stop by our office. We all had a fu...

Exterior historic details

We have been working on a nice historical exterior improvement job for the past week. The work involves removing the mix of siding materials on the home. We then add a weather membrane over the existing wall sheathing. The membrane---commonly called housewrap---gets all seams taped and sealed.

The homeowner...

Engage Printing

We have finished up the majority of our work at Engage Printing (formerly Northfield Printing) on Highway #19.The new parking lot, storm sewer, concrete curbs, loading dock, and landscape work create an entirely new look to this facility.

The loading dock on the east side of the facility is being put to good u...

Jacobson sculpture

Earlier this month I constructed a fun little project. Northfield artist and retired Carleton College art professor Ray Jacobson is creating a bronze sculpture. The sculpture will be placed in a new park area by the river somewhere across from the Post Office. However, the sculpture will be completed in a few weeks----about a year be...

Finishing work at First National Bank

Our work at the is moving along well. We are working at wrapping up things on the exterior as quickly as we can. The concrete curbs have been installed and grading for the asphalt parking is underway. With cooperation from the weather we should have the asphalt down shortly.

Inside the building the painters a...