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    Five Common Exterior Remodeling Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

    Home is a place of relaxation and recreation. It’s usually the place you look forward to after a long day at work or school, so when it’s time to fix or replace things, how do you go about it? Here are five common exterior remodeling mistakes that many homeowners commit without realizing it:   Tearing Out Walls or Siding Toda... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on February 22, 2018Comments (0)
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    Roof Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

    Being exposed to the different weather conditions throughout the year, it is no surprise that the roof of your house needs regular attention and maintenance. When was the last time you inspected the roof of your house? If your answer is long ago, you might need to go up there and inspect for problems. Roof Maintenance is highly important because... Read More

    by lge77 on March 12, 2018Comments (0)
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    Minnesota Residential Builder and Remodeler License Renewal Simplified

      Residential building contractor and remodeler licenses are issued for two years at a time, and the renewal deadline is always March 31st.  Half of the licensees renew one year and half the next.  You need 14 hours of continuing education that has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) in order t... Read More

    by ConEdTraining on February 15, 2017Comments (0)
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    What to Inspect Before Closing on a Home

    Purchasing a home is a major life investment, so much so that cold feet can be a common problem for buyers, especially those navigating the market for the first time. It’s understandable; home buyers want to ensure they’re getting what they pay for while avoiding maintenance issues upon moving in, but too much caution can cause some ... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on May 02, 2017Comments (1)
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    The Future of Roofing, Explained With Three Key Innovations

    Anyone that’s ever had to set aside time on the weekend to scale a ladder and inspect their roof’s material and coating understands that roofing is not a hotbed of excitement for most homeowners. If you’re an exterior remodeler, though, or simply an avid follower of home improvement innovations, there are few home service secto... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on July 07, 2017Comments (0)
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    Tips for Creating a Precise Bathroom Remodel Budget

    Creating the perfect bathroom remodeling budget isn’t so much about ballpark estimates as it is about sticking to attainable, adaptable renovation goals that can be reexamined as your finances require. Product pricing, labor fees, and project timelines can greatly impact your remodel’s final bill, so it’s important to have a de... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on August 01, 2017Comments (0)
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