There is no right answer to the best location for a home’s laundry room. But it is worth considering when planning a major kitchen, bath or basement remodeling project and will have a plumber, electrician and carpenter on site. Often the most basic question is whether you prefer a smaller but more convenient laundry or…

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One of the good things about having operated Tomco Company since 1979 is that I have overcome all sorts of remodeling challenges. That’s practical, experience-based knowledge that we can apply to your project. But it’s not everything. I also have earned a number of certifications and participated in continuing education over the years to keep…

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One of the biggest questions when remodeling or creating a master bedroom suite often is where to draw the line. Expanding into adjacent spaces literally comes at a price. It’s important to ask yourselves. What is the resale impact from eliminating a small, unused bedroom? Will we achieve the right storage space where we need…

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Coordinated hand shower, seat and grab bars complete curb-free shower design Phil and his wife are inspirations for aging on one’s own terms. Although in their 80s, both still work outside the home. They mostly heat their house with dead wood harvested from their bucolic 10-acre property. And they are determined to enjoy their peaceful country…

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From chilly porch to cozy family room With two growing children, Brian and Tiffany White were rapidly outgrowing their 1,100 sf New Brighton home and approached Tomco Company for help. Recommended against raising the roof First, they asked us to bid on raising the roof and adding a full second level. I talked them out of…

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White kitchens still are popular, but they are changing. This Tomco Company project in Blaine is a great example. The original 1996 kitchen was all white: cabinets, counters, appliances and floor. However, the adjacent great room was a mix of honey oak cabinets and millwork, green marble tile and brass. Fast forward 20 years and…

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One of the best times to ensure that your home conserves energy and water is when planning a remodeling project. While you invest in making your home more functional, accessible and beautiful, don’t miss opportunities to lower your ongoing operating costs and protect the environment for the grandkids. It’s second nature for Tomco. Regardless of…

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News flash! After we remodel our homes we want to spend more time enjoying the space, actually do just that and feel a sense of personal accomplishment even if we didn’t do the work ourselves. So says the 2015 Remodeling Impact Report from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and the National Association…

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Tomco Company has remodeled and renovated hundreds of Twin Cities area homes since 1979. The legacy of these projects is our greatest asset. Past customers routinely invite Tomco Company back for additional projects. They also recommend us to family and friends. Improving the homes of our clients’ families and friends is ideal because these new…

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