Doug & Mindi’s St. Louis Park, MN Siding and Gutter Project

It was 2004 when Doug and Mindi moved into their St. Louis Park, MN home.  The Eliot neighborhood is host to two parks, making it a great place to raise their sons.  When they noticed that the pale green siding that had been on their home since well before they purchased it was at the end of its lifespan and they began researching siding contractors to have new siding installed on their single level home.

old siding
Here’s how the home’s siding looked before work began.

After considering the siding options we offer, they opted for a combination of materials.  On the front of house, woodgrain embossed steel siding was selected because it provided the look of wood paneling.  For the garage and the other three sides of the house, LP® SmartSide® was chosen.  This material also made a lot of sense for a 1960’s era home.  That’s because it imitates the aesthetics of wood which was often used for siding in that decade.  However, unlike wood, LP® SmartSide® utilizes the SmartGuard® fabrication process which protects against fungal decay and termites.

Once material had been decided, Doug and Mindi began evaluating house siding colors.  It can be a challenge to choose a hue that’s both trendy and will stand the test of time.  Other considerations included the home’s style and age.  Furthermore, a savvy homeowner understands that it’s wise to take into consideration the color palette of other neighborhood homes.  Rather than forcing our clients to imagine what various siding options could look like, we offer 3D renderings.  This technology allows us to show clients what siding options would look like on their actual property.

This 3D rendering allowed the clients to visualize how their siding would look.

After taking time to evaluate the seemingly limitless color combinations, Doug and Mindi made their final decisions.  For the front of their house, they chose a rich brown for the upper half of the siding.  The lower half was brick that had been painted to green to match the home’s previous siding.  To provide a more desirable contrast, the brick was painted white.  A deep gray LP® SmartSide® called Peppercorn was installed on the garage and the other three sides of the home.  Not only do these colors contrast perfectly, they will also will stand the test of time.

metal siding
On the front of house, woodgrain embossed steel siding was selected.

A desirable feature of Doug and Mindi’s lot is the stately trees that provide ample shade during the summer months.  However, once fall approaches, they routinely shower piles of leaves all over the property.  Not interested in tackling the dangerous and time-consuming chore of cleaning their gutters, they opted to have us install LeafGuard® Brand Gutters.  Backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal, they’re the patented, one-piece system guaranteed never to clog or we clean them for free.  As part of this portion of the project, hidden vent soffit and fascia were also installed.  This configuration masks conventional perforated vents and filters in more air for enhanced home ventilation.

Lp Smartside
A deep gray hue of LP® SmartSide® called Peppercorn was installed on the garage and three sides of the home.

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Lindus Construction Reviews from St. Louis Park, MN Homeowners

"The guys did a super job.  They were very nice and professional- and patient answering questions/concerns."

Nicole T.
St. Louis Park, MN
November 5, 2020

"Although Lindus was not the lowest bid, because of their excellent ratings on Angie's List we selected them to do the project. Removing 14 double hung wood windows and two large bay windows (including frames & interior trim), cutting back the exterior siding slightly, replacing with Infinity® from Marvin units and installing new interior trim was a four day project for the crew of three. It is doggone rare to find a company that takes this kind of pride in their work any more, but Lindus definitely does. Would we recommend them? We already have. With pleasure."

Thomas R.
St. Louis Park, MN
October 13, 2020

"The roofing job was wonderful."

Skip C.
St. Louis Park, MN
June 2, 2020

"I had very good experience with Lindus. They showed up when they said they would. The workmen did a great job on installing the siding on my house. While they were doing the job if we had any questions they were happy to answer them. The house looks great and I won't have to worry about the siding on the house for a long time."

John O.
St. Louis Park, MN
February 27, 2020

"My LeafGuard® Brand Gutters are awesome.  Everyone with trees should have enclosed gutters!"

Debra M.
St. Louis Park, MN
September 25, 2019

"I have been incredibly pleased with all the work that Lindus has done at my home roof, gutters, insulation, egress window, and 3 major remodels over the years. I'm a great fan of Lindus and all the people that work with and for them. Plus follow up is outstanding if there are questions.  I am an extremely happy customer, and looking forward to my next project with Lindus."

Annette A.
St. Louis Park, MN
February 25, 2019
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