From the category archives: The Construction Group Blog


Is it Time to Replace Your Old Deck?

Sunny summer days are here at last! No more being cooped up inside like you were all winter long. And now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to start thinking about the best part of summertime: backyard cookouts! If you’ve got a deck in your backyard, you know it’s the perfect hangout for family and friends while you grill up a piping hot plate full of succulent barbecue ribs.

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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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Designing a Deck Fit For Your Needs

A deck can be a nice place to spend your time, and especially if you enjoy being outdoors, it can almost seem like an extra room in your house. A fairly plain deck offers space for you to add your own furniture, but often there are customized options available for your specific needs and how you intend to use the deck. Check out a few ways we are able to help you customize your deck to fit your summer needs!

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Creating the Perfect Summer Grill Out Area

Summer is a great time for grilling out and having the perfect outdoor space can make your home the hot spot for the summer. Although all your need is a charcoal or propane grill and a lawn, cooking out can be much nicer with a deck or patio to designate a space for people to chat and spend time together. Create the perfect outdoor experience with these fun new additions that we can add to your outdoor space from The Construction Group.

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Remodeling Your Home

Most homeowners would like to make a few changes to their house, whether a full remodel or simply customizing a single room to fill a specific need. In some cases, the owners bought the house with the intention of conducting improvements, other times it's something they would like to have done but it really isn't a priority in their lives. All too often, renovations can get put off either to save money for the expense or to postpone what is presumed to be an inconvenience while the work is being conducted. It always turns out that after the remodeling project is completed the homeowners are happy with the work and wish they would have had it done years ago.

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Contractors and the Services they Provide: Good, Better, and Best

As a homeowner you've probably worked with a contractor on occasion but it's likely not someone you work with regularly. When a job comes up and you need a contractor for either repairs or upgrades and renovations, there are a few aspects of the business you should be aware of before hiring. You know to get three price quotes, but price isn't the end-all, be-all consideration toward who you hire. Of course you want the best price, but just as important is for the job to be conducted professionally and efficiently, and done right.

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Carpentry Projects to Improve Your Life

If you’re like most homeowners, you have certain carpentry projects you’ve always wanted conducted to make your home nicer and your life easier. You may have been putting them off due to a known or perceived expense, or you may have second thoughts about how much you’ll really enjoy the addition, or you may not want the distraction of a construction project going on at the moment.

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Options Available for Your New Deck

As spring approaches, grills come out and invitations are sent for afternoon and evening grilling. You may use the grill on a patio or on the lawn, but an easily accessed deck is potentially the nicest way to enjoy cooking outdoors. In addition to grilling, decks can be a great place to sunbathe or chat on with friends while children play in the yard. Any typical generic style deck will do, but if you take the time to put in some extra thought the sky is the limit as to what customization you can add to your deck to make it nicer for your daily use and more inviting for your guests.

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