The Spring Parade of Homes is just around the corner!

2016 Spring Parade of Homes Starts Thursday Feb 20th The 2016 Spring Parade of Homes, presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC), opens Thursday, February 20th! In its 68th installment, the BATC will showcase 459 newly constructed homes all throughout the Twin Cities metro and surrounding areas. Each home is free to…

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Kitchen Remodeling Ideas for 2016!

Have you caught the “Remodeling Bug”? Kitchens: Transitional style “A mix of Traditional & Contemporary styles” The use of modern details like Stainless Steel appliances in a traditional design Mix & match finishes and textures – wood species, stain finishes with glaze accents and enamel surfaces Shaker or Flat panel cabinetry A traditional door style…

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Rapp Farm North Oaks

The Value of an Energy Efficient Kootenia Home

Everyone is interested in cost-effective solutions to keep that dreaded utility bill at a minimum, particularly during winter months in Minnesota. Though the price of gas is at its lowest point in years, it is inevitably bound to increase, along with cost of utilities. With advances in home construction and an increase in environmental consciousness,…

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Picking Paint colours for you new home or remodel

How much do you know about Colour?

Primary color – “RYB”, Red Yellow Blue: Primary colors refer to the very large number of color sensations can be simulated by combining a small number of stimuli made from a physical source such as a filament The trichromatic basis of human color vision. Primary colors are not a fundamental property of light but are…

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Finding the right materials for your kitchen countertops

Choose the Best Countertop Material for Your Space!

Explore some of the more popular countertop materials you may be considering for your remodeling project. Granite Granite is one of the most popular countertop materials on the market today. It is readily available, very competitively priced and actually very affordable for a natural stone. Granite does need to be sealed and will require periodic…

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