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The Elias Edge – April 2024 Newsletter

Our community partners are vital to our operations.  Collaborating with Habitat for Humanity ReStore has long provided a way for our clients to give in-kind to an organization that shares our values.  Read on to see how working with HFH helps our local community. Have you seen our online portfolio lately? For more inspiration and unique projects,…

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Drone Video of Home Addition in Rochester

A drone video of a home addition in the Rochester Minnesota area.

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Check us out on Pinterest

Check out our revamped Pinterest account! We have added many of our projects to Pinterest. The Pinterest app is a great tool to help you find inspirational ideas for your next home remodel. https://pin.it/3oPa2e8

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Fall Checklist

Here is a checklist to get your Home cleaned up this fall and ready for winter. This is the fall checklist.

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Drone Video of Home Rebuild Project

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KBIS Orlando 2022

As one of the interior designers for Elias Construction, I recently had the distinct pleasure of attending a three day convention in Orlando to see some of the freshest products and designs offered this year in the kitchen and bath and building industry. To say I came back inspired is an understatement. This KBIS show…

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The Advantages of Frameless Cabinetry

WHAT IS FRAMELESS CABINETRY? Frameless cabinet construction is a European way of manufacturing cabinets that has become popular among American homeowners seeking simple, more contemporary cabinet designs. Frameless cabinetry is sometimes called “full access” cabinetry because it offers greater accessibility by eliminating the face frame. Instead, it relies on thicker box construction for stability. Only…

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Hardwood

Hardwood vs. LVP

Many people are surprised to find that when looking for hardwood flooring for their home, hardwood isn’t the only option. Ironically enough, in many cases hardwood isn’t even the best option anymore. Within the last ten years luxury vinyl plank flooring has been redesigned and reintroduced and has taken over the design world. If you find…

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Laundry Room Refresh

If washing clothes sometimes feels like pure drudgery, one reason might be your laundry room. Designers and builders of new homes typically leave this room plain and minimally functional. Older homes often have laundry rooms carved out of basement corners, poor lighting, bare concrete flooring, and nowhere to hang clothes or store laundry essentials. Laundry room…

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Spring Cleaning Tips

This year in Minnesota we are experiencing a spring unlike any other. Families find themselves home more, vacations are becoming staycations and we have an inherent desire to tidy up our surroundings. Spring cleaning has been a tradition for centuries as we rid ourselves of what’s dark and heavy and embrace the fresh and new….

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Elias Construction provides the following services in the Rochester Minnesota area: kitchens, basements, primary suites, additions & garages, interior design, drafting & design, custom cabinetry, and custom carpentry.