Simonson Lumber News

Ultimate Guide to Understanding Spring Load Restrictions in MN

If you’re involved in construction or building in the land of 10,000 lakes, then you are well aware that spring brings more than just warmer weather—it’s the onset of MN spring load restrictions. Overall, Minnesota’s roads become a focal point of discussion every...

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Everything You Need To Know About Contractor Financing

As a contractor, one of the biggest challenges you may face is securing the necessary financing to fulfill large contracts. Traditional lending institutions are often skeptical of lending to contractors, especially smaller companies and those owned by minority groups....

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Embracing The Cold: Benefits Of Winter Construction

As a contractor, it's understandable to feel apprehensive about starting a construction project during the winter. After all, it's commonly thought that the cold temperatures, icy conditions, and shorter days make it impossible to get any construction work done. This...

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Window Replacement 101: What to Expect When Replacing Windows

Replacing all the windows in your home (or even just one) can seem like a daunting task. You may wonder how to know when to replace your windows, or — if it’s obvious that replacement is in your future due to window damage or frustrating performance issues — wonder...

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Can You Use Non-Pressure-Treated Wood For A Deck?

If you are considering building or refurbishing a deck, you will likely have many questions.  Can you use non-pressure treated wood? What types of wood are safe for a deck? Do you have to use wood at all? Every day, the lumber experts at Simonson Lumber help customers...

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