5 Things To Know Before Planning, Designing and Building Outdoor Rooms

Summer in Minnesota is the perfect time to enjoy a beautiful outdoor room that welcomes nature’s fresh northern breezes. Outdoor rooms are currently the most in-demand home spaces. In fact, in Architect Magazine’s annual survey, outdoor rooms have been the most popular type of special-function room for six straight years, surpassing home offices, mudrooms, craft […]

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Outdoor Kitchen, Dining, and Living Room Design Ideas

Imagine enjoying dinner outdoors on a warm Minnesota evening in the summertime. As the sun sets, you’re sipping after-dinner drinks on the patio while a fire twinkles in your outdoor fireplace. Wouldn’t you love to have an outdoor kitchen, dining room, or living room? Not only are these outdoor spaces wonderful to enjoy with friends […]

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This Is The Genius Way To Plan Your Outdoor Room

Outdoor room planning can be insanely overwhelming. Why that is so may not be evident. Finding the sweet spot that works for you requires doing the one thing people naturally resist: Letting go. Human beings are wired to take control and put everything in order. That’s what architectural landscape design is all about. It’s placing […]

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This Is Why A Screened Porch Is A Perfect Home Improvement

You have experienced one at a beachfront vacation home, ski lodge, or hunting cabin. Screened porches or 3 season rooms are timeless lifestyle home improvements. They can be easy on the budget too. This makes them perfect home improvements that bring families and friends together in a space that makes you feel like you are […]

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5 Ways to Save Your House from a Failing Foundation

Home-owners: Maintaining the foundation of your house can save you time, money, and determine the value of your home. It is also an investment in safety. A damaged foundation can be hard to spot. However, foundations that sit on eroded, unstable soil can develop structural damage that can cost thousands of dollars to fix. That’s […]

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3 Advantages of Aluminum Decks and One Disadvantage

Are you thinking to add on a deck to your home? Look no further than aluminum. Aluminum has been the metal of choice for both commercial and residential construction teams for years because it has many, specific advantages that make it well worth the investment. This makes it a valuable building component for homeowners, who […]

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Brightening Your Dreary Basement Is Easier Than You Think

As the summer storms approach and the rain falls outside of our windows, the more our minds begin to drift into home renovation land. Yes, even as adults, we still tend to look out the window and dream, only now we are dreaming of constructing the most amazing basement movie theater we could ever imagine. […]

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5 Tips to Make Your Deck the Envy of the Neighborhood

Are you looking to do more with your outdoor living space? Perhaps you have a simple patio but want to take it to the next level. Or maybe you just moved in and are starting with a blank slate. Today there are countless ways to create a beautiful, functional deck that you can enjoy for […]

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How To Use Pantone’s Color Of The Year In Your Home

Are you looking for outdoor decorating ideas? Are you tired of trying to figure out which colors to use? Perhaps Pantone can help. The Pantone color of the year is Ultra Violet. If you are a fan of Prince or you just like The Color Purple (see what we did there?), this tone will help […]

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Under Deck Rooms And Custom Trim Work

These days, every crevice of space in our homes are running at a premium. The modern home dweller is now someone who realizes that all space, if given an intelligent play on design, can take on a new life of its own. The area under your deck, which is typically occupied by leaves, branches, and […]

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