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The Complete Guide to Ice Dams: Cause, Cure, and Prevention!

There is no doubt that ice dams can be a huge menace to homeowners living in the northern hemisphere.  Sometimes we don’t realize what a …

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What’s with the Frost in my Attic? [Update 2020]

The February the temperatures in Minneapolis have reached a low of -20 degrees F and a high of 40 degrees F. These are the kinds …

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Business Partner Spotlight – Structure Tech, Home Inspection Company

As structural engineer consultants,  we work with a lot of awesome professionals. It’s only fair to share our favorite and most trusted business partners with …

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Behind the Scenes: Structural Engineer [Update 2019]

A structural engineer is imperative for the overall structural integrity of a building. They are responsible for the technical aspects of construction such as determining …

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Structurally Sound Retaining Wall [Update 2019]

Just when everyone thought winter was over, Minnesotan’s got slammed with over 18 inches of snow! April never fails to keep us on our toes. …

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Ceiling Cracks on New Construction – An Expensive Mistake [Update 2019]

Complete Building Solutions gets calls weekly regarding visible cracks in walls and ceilings. Many times, these cracks are appearing in our client’s brand new construction …

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Exposed Ducting: Modern or Mistake? [Update 2019]

Do you know anyone with a big ugly eye sore in their home or workplace? Unintentionally exposed venting systems and mechanical features can be both …

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The Dangers of Cutting Concrete without an Engineer [Update 2019]

Cutting into concrete can be dangerous and costly to repair if mistakes are made. If you are worried about cutting into your concrete, for whatever …

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