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From the monthly archives: May 2019

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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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Quick Guide to Chimney Repair and Replacement

Minnesota has some of the most beautiful older homes in this part of the country. But over time, the brick and masonry work in those older chimneys can start to deteriorate. What starts off as a minor problem can become significant if left unattended, and eventually those older chimneys can even collapse. That’s why it’s important to attend to them as soon as a problem comes to your attention.

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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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