South side woodshop

South side woodshop

We beat the snow and freezing temperatures to get the foundation and slab done for a woodshop we will be build on the south edge of Northfield.  The shop will feature in floor heat and the exterior finishes will match the main house which NCC built several years ago for this client.  We will work on the project over the winter mont...

Adding Skylights to Your Home

Adding Skylights to Your Home

Natural light has a healthy effect our our well-being. Studies have shown that natural light helps us , along with improving our focus/productivity. It also reduces the cost of energy in our homes. If you're looking to improve the light quality in your home, consider adding a skylight. Installing a skylight to any room in your home w...

West Side House, Finishing

West Side House, Finishing

We have been working hard on our new West side Northfield home. During the construction process the owners decided to change the exterior finish from smooth fiber-cement panels to Portland stucco. The stucco has been applied and finished in a bright white. With black windows, doors and trims this creates a sharp, distinct look for th...

Exterior Holiday Light Safety Tips

Exterior Holiday Light Safety Tips

It's that time of the year again! You're ready to hang or put up your holiday decorations. But, not so fast. We put together a few tips that cover exterior holiday light safety. Make sure you review these safety tips and ask a family member or friend to help you out. We want to you have a safe and fantastic holiday season! Did you fi...

Five Simple Backyard Improvements

Five Simple Backyard Improvements

In the midst of winter, we sometimes like to think about the summer. And to help you take a quick mental break from the below zero weather, we put together a list of some simple backyard improvements for your home. After all, it's never too soon to start planning for the warmer months, especially if you're looking to install a new de...

Six Ways to Rethink Your Entrance

Six Ways to Rethink Your Entrance

If you're looking for a low cost remodel, improving your home's exterior with a new front door entrance will increase your home's value and leave a lasting impression on your house guests. According to this , updating your front door entrance can give you a 72-101.8% return on your investment. Whether you decide to build a grand entr...

Five Simple Nature-Inspired Remodels

Five Simple Nature-Inspired Remodels

Aristotle once stated, "In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous." We also believe that nature contains something of the marvelous. Incorporate nature's beauty into your home by following this list of nature-inspired remodels. From sustainable design to increasing natural lighting, you're likely to find these simp...

Five Tips for an Energy Efficient Home

Five Tips for an Energy Efficient Home

Are you looking for ways to save energy around the home? Investing in energy efficient appliances and practices can will reduce your energy cost/consumption. We put together a list of energy improvements you can make around the home. Do you have any energy efficient tips to add? Comment below! Insulation – Insta...

Spring Clean Your Home

Spring Clean Your Home

It's that time of the year again. With the snow melting and the temperature rising, we're ready to kick-off spring with a traditional and thorough cleaning of the home. To make things are a little easier on you this year, we put together a list of our favorite spring cleaning tips. Do you have an annual spring cleaning ritual? We'd l...

Tips For Remodeling Your Deck

Tips For Remodeling Your Deck

With summer in full swing, and the associated events happening as well, you’ve likely been spending significant time outside. Whether you’re grilling for a get-together or enjoying a relaxing night with friends, your deck is a key site for the summer fun. If your deck is lacking in key areas, or if you simply want the improvement...