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Should You Have Crown Molding Installed in Your Home?

The custom carpentry and remodeling experts at The Construction Group located outside of St. Paul in Minnesota discuss important considerations when deciding whether you should have crown molding installed in your home. 

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Custom Carpentry for Your Attic Conversion

When you have a growing family, you may find yourself in need of additional space. Rather than adding new space on to an existing home, many homeowners find the new space they need by simply looking up. For many families, an attic is simply an empty space that could easily be converted into a livable room.

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Crown Molding: Your Secret Weapon for Room Finishing

You’ve purchased a home, yet it is seriously lacking one thing that you can’t put your finger on. The walls are dull, empty, and you are getting flashbacks of the dingy college apartment you shared with your roommates. Your dream home deserves the gorgeous border that has window contractors in Woodbury giddy with excitement: crown molding.

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The Three Types of Storm Damage You're Likely to Face

Rain, wind and snow storms can damage your home. Unfortunately, the types of damages are virtually limitless. A storm damage restoration professional can help, but it’s worthwhile to avoid the damages before they occur. To do so, you’ll need to be knowledgeable about the three most prevalent storm damages. Let’s check them out

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Custom Carpentry and Your House

Your new house may be brand new or “new to you,” either way, you're most certainly excited about your new home. You probably bought the house because you like the layout, the design, and general features the house has to offer toward being a home for you and your family. Brand new houses, as built by a contractor, often incorporate generic styles that don't suit your personal tastes. Older houses may have a particular charm but need some renovation or a change in styles different owners have incorporated over the years.

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Remodeling Outside of the Kitchen and Bath

Although most people tend to think of remodeling projects as being for the kitchen and bathroom because you know they add value to the house, there are also remodeling projects for the rest of the house which also add value while making the home more enjoyable for you and your family. Custom carpentry throughout the home adds a level of interest which sets the theme so your house can stand out as beautiful and functional.

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Custom Carpentry: Beautiful and Functional

Your home is your castle, or palace as the case may be, and should reflect your personality and lifestyle. Furniture styles, paint schemes, and floor coverings can help define your living space, but custom cabinetry and fine woodworking can also work toward your goal. Whether you prefer a formal elegance throughout your home, the sheer clean design of a modern style, or the rough and practical style of a traditional cottage or cabin, your kitchen cabinets and living room mantel can demonstrate your tastes when guests come over or according to the general style you prefer to see at home.

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Simple Summer Carpentry Projects for Your Home

With summer comes a time for entertaining guests, children are home from school, and with daylight savings time you tend to spend a bit more time at home in the afternoons and evenings. These factors all make for a great time to conduct simple home repairs and upgrades to make the house more comfortable and inviting. A contractor has the tools and experience to do simple jobs in a few days rather than weeks so you don't have the ongoing mess of a job which homeowners tend to start but never finish, whether because a friend doesn't follow through and help or because they realize the project is a bit more complicated than originally anticipated.

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Contracting Services for Spring

Spring weather brings the building season and is a common time when people like to conduct renovation and remodeling projects at their homes. Especially for people who like to entertain, there is a typical comfort and stability during the winter holiday season but construction projects show guests for summer parties how much the homeowner enjoys their house and what they put into it to make it welcome their company.

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4 Factors to Consider When Renovating Your Fireplace

Upgrading your fireplace may seem like a small project. It’s a very small space, and it’s not used often. However, when you consider the safety implications of a failed fireplace update, then you realize renovating your fireplace is a big deal. Fortunately, by considering the four factors listed below, you’ll have no regrets when it’s time to unwind in front of your new fireplace.

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