Category: General


Add interest to the exterior of your home

There are many ways to spruce up the outside on your home. Recently we helped a family update and brighten up their home by adding steel siding. The entire house was not wrapped with it, just strategically placed sections. We also added a metal roof to help tie everything in. A little bit can go […]


The Finishing Touches Make All The Difference

This couple loved their garage we built them, but knew it needed just one more detail to make it just right…..We topped it off with a beautiful cupola and now the garage perfectly fits the vision of the homeowner…. The finishing touches make all the difference….


Crawl space to closet space

Are you in need for more closet space? Do you have an unused crawl space in your house? Perhaps you could do what we did for one of our clients. We turned their wasted crawl space into a beautifully crafted closet out of cedar. The closet is complete with bars to hang clothing and shelves […]


Need more space in a bedroom…just add a loft

If you are looking to add more living space to a room in your home, possibly think about adding a loft. The loft can function as a sleeping space, reading area, storage area..the possibilities are endless. The loft pictured was built at a cabin in hopes to open up the main floor for more every […]


Think Spring…Custom Garden Shed?

It has been a long cold winter up in Northern Minnesota, however, it is never too soon to think about spring! Have you always wanted you very own custom garden shed. One that can hold all of your gardening needs and match the style of your house too? Knutson Custom Construction has a niche in […]


Ice Dams

Long icicles hanging from your gutters? Icicles on your house are usually the first warning sign of possible ice dams on your roof. Ice dams can do major damage to your home; they can tear off gutters, loosen shingles as well as cause water to back up and rain into your house. Seeping water can […]


What is Net Zero?

What is a ‘net zero’ home? A ‘net zero’ home is one that consumes little to no energy from the electrical grid, and therefore has a net zero energy consumption rate. The topic of ‘off-grid’ homes is becoming increasingly popular as people become more aware of them and how they can change their lives. Being […]


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