Elko Addition

Elko Addition

We are all enclosed with the family room, workshop addition in Elko New Market. The roof tied in nicely to the existing roof. The garage addition has a hip roof that we are cutting by hand. It is much easier to fit the roofs together in a flush condition with a hand cut roof. Work continues to progress on the interior. The frame ...

New Garage

New Garage

Our West side garage project has moved along nicely with the good weather we had last week. The workers completed the roofing, soffits and fascia and are now starting on the siding. This garage has 9' high frame walls, sitting on 8" concrete block. That provides a nice ceiling height for storage in the garage. The carpenters will be ...

West Side Remodeling, siding

West Side Remodeling, siding

The existing siding on our West Side remodeling project is a vinyl lap siding. It was replaced shortly after the 2006 hail storm so it is in good condition. But, one of the tough things in dealing with low maintenance products like this is getting a good color match. We salvaged all the existing siding we could and were able to reuse...

Elko Addition, siding

Elko Addition, siding

Our Elko work includes a garage addition and a dining room addition. We salvaged siding to use on the garage. But the owner wanted to do something different for the house addition. Instead of matching the existing clay siding and soffits we used a chocolate brown siding with white soffits and fascia. This creates a very distinct look...

West Side Additon Remodel

West Side Additon Remodel

We are coming down the home stretch with our West side addition and remodeling project. Our goal at the start was to have the kitchen back together so the owners could roast their Thanksgiving turkey in the oven. We are on track to do that. The kitchen cabinets were completed Friday. On this project we used KraftMaid cabinets in a li...

Elko Addition and Remodel

Elko Addition and Remodel

We have been working inside on our Elko New Market addition and remodeling project. We've finished all the insulation and drywall work. This addition has in floor heating on both the main level and lower level. Our mechanical contractor installed the heating tubes on the wood subfloor of the main level. Then we had a Gypcrete cont...

Elko Addition Finished!

Elko Addition Finished!

Our Elko addition and remodel is finished now. It really looks nice and the owners are very happy with the project. One interesting part of the work is the baking area. The owner has been involved in baking cupcakes and cakes for some years. She had us create an approved baking kitchen so she can work more efficiently and serve a wid...

Double Unit at The Crossings in Northfield, MN

Double Unit at The Crossings in Northfield, MN

For the past few months we have been busily working on another project at The Crossing condominium building in Northfield, MN. This project is unique in that we are combining two separate units into one large unit. That has had challenges in dealing with the fire sprinkler modifications, bathroom changes, etc. It is going to be a spe...

Crossing Condominium #312 | Northfield, MN

Crossing Condominium #312 | Northfield, MN

A few weeks ago we finished another Crossing Condominium unit. This unit incorporated maple floors throughout. The flooring really looks nice as it extends down to the sunny east end of the unit. We minimized the opening to the sunroom and made room for the owners art work. The sunroom floor has ceramic tile for placing plants on the...

Prepare Your Home For Renovation With These 6 Steps

Prepare Your Home For Renovation With These 6 Steps

With the weather starting to warm up, we can safely say the renovating season is finally here. To ensure our clients are satisfied with their renovation process, we've put together a quick list of things you can do to prepare for your home for a renovation.

  • Create a reliable communication system with your contractor righ...