First National Bank-south Party

Work is rapidly finishing up at the in Northfield. The exterior work is done and there are just minor projects left inside to complete.

 

 

  Northfield Construction Company held an appreciation luncheon today at the bank. We invited our supplies and subcontractors to stop by for lunch and ta...

Barn work continues

I spite of some cold weather our carpenters have made good progress on the barn we are building for a client. The exterior work is moving along well.

 

 

 

First National Bank-South opens

We finished up the building and it is now open for business. I think it is a lovely building that incorporates some excellent features.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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La Puerta Abierta completed

We have completed all our work at the LaPuerta Abierta United Methodist Church in St. Paul. This was a very fun  project for us. The congregation was very engaged and completed several portions of the project with congregation labor. This included painting and ceramic tile work as well as most of the landscape work. The exter...

Rough going

Not every construction job is smooth sailing. It takes a lot of effort to plan a job, maintain an established schedule, and wrap up all parts of the project on time while maintaining good relationships with the client. Over the years I've had many, many customers say to me "I had no idea the work was as complicated as this".

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Remodeling under a structure

Early in December we started an interesting remodeling project. The clients had a glazed porch that they wanted to turn into a master bathroom. The porch was sound and solid, with a good roof. It was fastened to the home on one end and held up on two wood columns at the other end....typical porch construction.  We decided i...

Robinwood Apartments

Last month we started a project for the Faribault Housing and Redevelopment Agency. It involves removing existing siding and installing new siding on one of their apartment buildings. As we started our work we discovered that there had been some leaking going on in the building.

 

 

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Training to Milwaukee

Last week Ellen and I traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a short visit. Heading east doesn't really give any break in our winter weather, but we wanted to get away for a short time.and we were able to see my nephew. We traveled there via train, getting on board in Red Wing, Minnesota. The Red Wing station is a beautiful old st...

Barn work

We wrapped up the construction work on a barn for one of our clients. As you would expect, this project is located in a rural area. The barn will house a couple of horses and their related equipment. Everyone is pleased at how the barn looks. Much of the barn floor is concrete with in-floor heating. The doors and windows are much...

House remodeling

We have a large home remodeling job going on. Earlier we did some structural modifications to accommodate the changes the owners desired. We moved on to electrical and mechanical rough-in work. This week we started drywall installation. When we get to the drywall phase everyone can finally sense major progress.

 

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