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Why You Should Consider Steel Siding

Now that winter is over and with summer just around the corner, many homeowners are ready to start on their summer remodeling projects. If you’re considering revamping your home’s exterior, replacement siding is a terrific way to refresh the look of your home and add to its value. It can also help you to save money in the long run on energy costs by reinforcing your home’s thermal envelope. One of the most often overlooked siding options on the market today is steel siding.

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What Happened When NASA Tested LP Smartside Siding?

When it comes to your home’s siding, you want a beautiful product that will stand up to the test of time and look fantastic year after year. Of course, every siding product undergoes some sort of testing before it makes it to the market where homeowners like you can decide to put it on their home. These tests measure durability, moisture resistance, and UV exposure. But unlike most siding products, LP Smartside siding has undergone an extra layer of rigorous testing by NASA’s Ballistic Impact Lab.

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Tips for Creating the Custom Patio of Your Dreams

Spring has finally come to Minnesota, and warmer weather is here at last. Pretty soon, you’ll be ready for backyard barbecues and sipping tea in the sun. That’s why now is the perfect time to create a backyard haven you’ll love.

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Choosing Your James Hardie Siding Style

If your home’s exterior needs a facelift, it might be a great time to invest in new siding. At The Construction Group in Maplewood, we’re proud to partner with James Hardie siding to offer one of the most durable, high-performance siding materials.

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Awning Windows Versus Hopper Windows: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve been thinking of adding a new window to your home, you might find yourself lost in all the different types of windows available. Two of the least understood window options available are hopper windows and awning windows. These two window styles are less common because they are typically used in very specific spaces. Many homeowners find it hard to understand the difference between the two choices, which is why they are often confused.

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What Siding Options are Available From LP SmartSide?

Siding is part of a home that often goes unnoticed if it’s doing its job, but its importance cannot be overstated. After all, it protects a home from water and air infiltration and plays a significant role in moderating the temperature inside your home. Replacing your home’s siding can also completely change the look of your home. If you’re considering a remodeling project, you can add significant value to your home with beautiful new siding.

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How James Hardie Siding Stands Out in the Industry

The siding replacement team at The Construction Group in Maplewood discusses James Hardie siding. We talk about what makes James Hardie one of the best products on the market and how its incredible durability and timeless look can enhance your home’s curb appeal. 

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Great Reasons to Add a Garden Window

It’s springtime, which means it’s the perfect time to put some thought into home remodeling projects. A replacement window is one of the simplest and most effective ways to enhance the look of your home. If you’re looking for something stunning to change things up in your home, consider a garden window installation. Garden windows extend beyond your home’s walls and offer space to store plants or other items.

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Should You Turn Your Attic Into a Bedroom?

Do you ever just wish you had a little more space? If you love your home but you could use just a little more room, you might be eyeing your attic. After all, it’s just hanging out overhead, dusty and full of cobwebs and old boxes.

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Remodeling Ideas When Moving In Your Senior Parent

As your parents age, they may need a little more help around the house, or they might just want to be closer to family. Multigenerational homes are becoming more common once more in today’s housing market. And many families appreciate the value of having their loved ones close at hand helping raise grandchildren or just enjoying life together as your parents age.

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