Protecting Your Home From Summer Storms

Protecting Your Home From Summer Storms

Summer is a season characterized by beautiful sunshine and blue skies. While this is often the case, we Minnesotans also receive a perilous pounding of summer storms. Beyond the inconvenience of cancelled soccer tournaments and finding your umbrella, these storms can also wreak havoc on your home. Here are a few tips to protect your ...

A Message From Otto – Keeping Pets Cool This Summer

A Message From Otto – Keeping Pets Cool This Summer

Last year, Otto shared a blog about keeping your pets safe from summer heat, especially in cars. This year, your favorite Northfield pup wants to share more tips to keep your pets cool and comfortable in the summer heat.

Fill a pool with cold hose water.

While some pets can swim in a chlorine-filled pool and come out okay...

Easy Backyard Improvements

Easy Backyard Improvements

Well over a year ago, we shared with you about backyard improvements. Now that you've had a chance to make those changes, we are adding to your to-do list! Keep sprucing up your property with these ideas:

Add lawn games.

Head to about building your own lawn games. These entertaining and easy games make your yard more inv...

Renovation v. Remodel

Renovation v. Remodel

Your home improvement project is quite personal to you and your family; you are changing the space where you eat, play, and make memories. Because of this, you want to make the right choices for your home, whether that's deciding between laminate or granite, or just how big the project should be.

That's why we wrote this blog fo...

Lakeville Kitchen Remodel

Lakeville Kitchen Remodel

Thanks to a referral, we met a client in Lakeville, Minnesota with a dream for their kitchen. Our team worked alongside the homeowner to achieve their vision, selecting materials and design together. We expanded the kitchen into the adjacent den, which involved tying structurally into joist syste...

Safety Tips for Homeowners During Construction

Safety Tips for Homeowners During Construction

Whenever we start a new project here at Northfield Construction Company, we are thrilled to witness how excited our clients become with the process of building them their dream home.
Though it can be tempting to want to be around the project as much as possible, it is crucial that...

Draftsman vs. Architect

Draftsman vs. Architect

In the world of construction, two terms that commonly get thrown around are Draftsman and Architect. Most of us have heard both of these titles before, and some of us even clump them together. In the grand scheme of things, they are pretty much the same, right? Well, actually, that is wrong. Draftsmen and Architects have some similar...

Green Ideas for Homes

Green Ideas for Homes

These days, the amount of resources available for helping a home be more eco-friendly are plentiful, but they may not be obvious. This list covers a few ideas for making your home a little bit greener.

Rain Barrels

Used for storing and harvesting rainwater, rain barrels prevent rainwater run off pollution ...

Working with an Architect and a Contractor

Working with an Architect and a Contractor

As a homeowner in the midst of a new construction, it is nice to know that you are not alone on your journey. Along the way, the people who are there to help you are also the people who are making your dream home a reality. It is important that there is a relationship built among these men and women and the homeowner. Here are some t...

Michael Graves Home Construction

Michael Graves Home Construction

Building A Michael Graves Home In Northfield, Minnesota

Northfield Construction is in the process of building a designed by Michael Graves, right here in Northfield.  is recognized as one of the leading design firms in the world. They offer architecture, planning, interior design, furniture, product design, graphic desig...