Thursday, January 20, 2011

Introducing Lisa Geroux

Many people know Lisa or have worked with her within our company before. For those of you who haven't had the chance we wanted to share some of the fantastic things Lisa does for KGC Corporation and also a little about whats going on in her life away from KGC.

Lisa has been married to her husband Ken for 23 years and they have four children.

They built a beautiful home in our "Thunderbuck Thicket" developement in 2004.

Lisa handles all of our Marketing, Accounts Payable, and she also does our Book Keeping. She manages to do all of that on top of her work for the Saddog Corporation which is a property managment company that she oversees. If that wasn't enough, she works part time for the U.S. Postal Service.

Lisa's interests include reading, cooking and spending time up at the cabin.

Lisa told us for this post that her burning desire was to "travel more". Look out Ken...

Thursday, January 6, 2011

AZEK Decking

Now you see it.....Now you don't.

AZEK brand decking has figured out how to do hidden fasteners better than any other in the competition. This is a deck we were working on today and look for more pictures of the finished project to come.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

January projects that should not be ignored.

No one likes the idea of "having" to do chores around the house, but with the new year comes the list of things we should be doing monthly and the list that we should address once a year for sure.

#1 Check that fire extinguisher(s) are fully charged. Replace if necessary.

#2 Examine heating/cooling air filters and replace or clean as necessary.

#3 Test Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Replace batteries if you didn't when daylight savings time occurred. Jan 1rst is a good date for you to remember too.

#4 Examine the electrical panels, wiring and electrical components for evidence of overheating. Test all ground-fault protectors.

#5 If the house has hot water heating, bleed radiator valves.

#6 Make a Video inventory of your home and possessions. Place in safe or safety deposit box.

#7 Check roof for damage and/or icicles indicating potential ice dams.

#8 Remove hair from drains in sinks, tubs, and showers. Use a drain cleaner approved for the materials in your plumbing system if necessary.

#9 Inspect roofs for signs of ice damning. Remove excess snow from areas of roof with low slope or poor drainage.

#10 Prevention. "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Preventative maintenance is the best way to keep your house in great shape. It also reduces the risk of unexpected repairs and improves the odds of selling your house at fair market value, when the time comes.

Please feel free to contact our office should you have any questions regarding the operation or maintenance of your home.

Enjoy your home

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Thank You!!

We would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of our valued clients for their business this year.

Larry & Barb U.
Tony & Jane R.
Tim S.
Brian and Paula G.
The Weber/Edling Group
Jeff & Terri M.
Otto and Connie O.
Lee L.
Gary A.
The Landings of Crow River
Marti H.
Jim & Stacy F.
Scott & Mary K.
Jerry C.
Paula K.
Ryan B.
City of Big Lake
Doug P.
Nancy M.
Mark S.
Rose J.
Pete and Lorraine S.
Peggy F.
Paul S.
Allyson R.
Don and JoAnne L.
Brandon S.
Eleanor M.
Tom & Candi W.
Trails Sports Bar
St. Johns Lutheran Church
Jim & Paula B.
Progressive Carpentry Inc.
Ziegler Custom Homes
One Companies Inc.
Fischer Construction
Majors Sports bar
George and Raquel W.

We are very proud of the work we did for you and we look forward to serving you again.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Things to do before the holiday guests arrive.

Here is a small list of items that should be addressed before the big holiday get together.

#1 Make sure all of your out door lights are working correctly. The winter season has the sun setting early and rising late so it is all most guaranteed the your guests with be out side your house in need of light.

#2 Make sure your door bell is operational. That awkward moment after pushing the button before deciding to knock isn't something you want to do to your guests.

#3 Fix sticking doors or doors that don't latch properly. No one wants their guests to feel unsure if the bathroom door won't stay shut.

#4 Fix running toilets. A "post-it" note with the phrase "jiggle the handle" just wont cut it this holiday season.

#5 Fix dripping faucets. A dripping faucet can be easily remedied or replaced. This is a part of your home that will be used and should be inspected to make sure its operating correctly before the guests arrive.

#6 Touch up painting. Simple way to hide those little imperfections that all of our house have.

#7 Change the furnace filter. Make sure your guests are receiving the best possible air quality.

#8 Draft proof the windows and doors. Adding weather stripping or adjusting thresholds on exterior door can block the draft thats makes your guests uncomfortable.

#9 Have Fun Lets face it the holidays are supposed to be about the enjoyment of your friends and family. Be relaxed and your guests will be talk of your hosting abilities for years to come.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Ken Geroux Construction

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Meet Matt Bakke!!!

Matt has been with KGC since 2005.
Matt is our Estimator and one of our project managers.
He has over 15 years of residential construction experience.

Special areas of expertise include:

-Certified Lead Renovator
-Marvin window measuring and installation classes in Warroad, MN
-Customer service

Matt has interests that include hunting and fishing.

He lives in Zimmerman, MN with his wife Katie and their three children ages 1, 3, 7.

What Matt loves most about his job is the interaction between him and his clients. Matt is known for his 24 hour customer service. "Seeing a completed project is the funnest part of my job," Matt says ..."because the customer is so happy."

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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Jack Rolfe
Ken Geroux Construction Corporation
763-286-0988 (Cell)
763-263-6878 (Office)

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This was the garage before trusses.
Jack Rolfe
Ken Geroux Construction Corporation
763-286-0988 (Cell)
763-263-6878 (Office)


...And this was after we got those trusses up.
Jack Rolfe
Ken Geroux Construction Corporation
763-286-0988 (Cell)
763-263-6878 (Office)

Friday, December 18, 2009

Ken Geroux Construction breaks gound in Swanson Woods!!

We broke Ground last week on another single family rambler. We are excited because this home will be Energy Star Rated with means it will have the latest in building sciences for achieving maximum energy efficiency.

We hope to bring you more photos of this project as we go along.