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Common Mistakes to Avoid During Your Kitchen Remodel

If you are like most homeowners, you remodel your kitchen to enhance it. You want to feel comfortable while you are in your kitchen. You also want the design to work with you and not against you. We do too. With the goal of form meeting function, our team at The Construction Group has compiled a list of common mistakes homeowners make while remodeling their kitchen to help you avoid these pitfalls.

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How to Choose Your Replacement Siding

Millions of homeowners choose various types of siding for their home exteriors. It’s a low-maintenance option that’s also cost effective. However, regardless of the type of siding you choose, over time, it can start to look worn. As such, you will have to replace it to ensure that your home continues to reflect the look you want.

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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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Are You Ready for New Windows?

New windows are one of the simplest of home improvements whether you're upgrading from a very basic design installed on a new home or replacing windows which don't function properly in an older house. New windows add value if you plan to sell the house and add function if you intend to live there long term. The convenience of windows which open and close easily and secure properly simply makes daily life easier.

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Repairing Winter Weather Damage in Time for Spring

The harsh winters in Minnesota can cause damage to a home with storms, ice, and downed limbs. Fortunately, houses are designed to withstand most typical weather in the area, but it is important to remember the design also calls for ongoing maintenance. It's usually a good idea to talk with a contractor in the spring and the home inspected for any damage which may have occurred so it can be repaired before it becomes worse.

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Remodeling: Winter Work or Planning for Spring

Homeowners who don't work in the construction trade often think of remodeling projects and home renovations as something to do in the spring or summer. Part of the reason for this is how the longer days allow the job to be finished faster, along with the fact most people are more active during the summer and actually think about how a project can add value to their house and improve their daily life. The fact of the matter is, a contractor is prepared to work during the winter months and even if you decide to wait until spring to start the project you can start planning ahead of time.

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4 Home Improvement Ideas to Kickoff the New Year

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s time for new beginnings. As a homeowner, you can transform the world around you and positively impact your disposition each day. Keep reading to learn four home improvement ideas to kick-start your 2017.

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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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Why You Need Gutters on Your Home

Have you ever paid attention to your gutters? Do you know why you have gutters on your home? Many homeowners understand gutters are important, but few know why gutters are important. Unfortunately, when homeowners don’t understand the importance of one of the many systems in their homes, they tend to let maintenance go down the drain. Fortunately, you don’t have to do the same. Keep reading to understand the importance of your gutters.

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3 Signs You Need a New Roof

Your roof is central to having a home that can withstand Mother Nature. It’s also one of the most expensive components of your home to repair. As such, many homeowners delay roof repairs in an effort to save money. Unfortunately, delaying roofing repairs is a game you can’t afford to take. Instead, consider prioritizing your roofing repairs and get the major problems fixed immediately. If you notice any of the following three scenarios on your rooftop, hire a professional immediately.

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