The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Minnesota Chapter recognized Tomco President Tom Schiebout last night for marking 40 years in business this month.  Tom’s fellow NARI Roundtable II remodeling contractors presented him with a special saw blade inscribed with “Still sharp after 40 years!” It was signed by the Roundtable members present at…

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Luke and Sara first approached Tom Schiebout and Tomco Company through the Coon Rapids’ Homes for Generations program, which provides financial incentives to remodel homes that are more than 20 years old. What began as an ambitious whole house makeover dream initially has produced a new master bath, entry door and garage door. With three…

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Each year around this time, the country’s largest and most respected construction industry publisher releases an important report. The Remodeling 2019 Cost vs. Value Report estimates price for dozens of common residential remodeling and replacement projects and how they impact the resale value of the homes. Estimating software is used to determine costs. Realtors set…

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Bob and Lois learned firsthand that it can be faster and easier to make one’s home more accessible and safe for aging in place than to find suitable senior housing in their city. It had been 27 years since a stroke compromised Bob’s right side. As he approached his 80thbirthday this year, he and Lois…

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When Jim and Sue built their custom St. Michael home in 1992, they deliberately downsized the master bath to make room for a fourth upper level bedroom that would accommodate their growing family. Now empty nesters, the couple called on Tomco Company to reclaim the space for a stunning master suite. Tomco annexed an adjacent…

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Most remodeling projects look great the day they are finished. But Tomco projects maintain their appeal – and value – for many years. This two-story Lino Lakes, MN addition is a good example. Tom Schiebout designed and built the addition in 2012 and his trade partners returned last year to reside the entire house and…

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Call this the silver lining project. It started with a leaky shower last fall in the Shoreview home that Larry and Cindy had built 26 years ago. Rather than simply repair the plumbing, they decided to seize the moment and update the entire master bath to enhance the home’s resale appeal and their own enjoyment…

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This Tomco project is a case study in smart remodeling and teamwork. The main level makeover demonstrates how to gain functional and attractive living space without adding on. It also shows how you can make a floor plan more open, within limits, for the best of both worlds. Martin and Linda had four objectives when…

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Jan and Gary’s Minnetonka house was built in 1960 and they had called it home for the past 21 years. Tomco Company remodeled the kitchen and dining room, banished the pink main bath and created a proper basement suite for their returning grad student daughter. They love it so much they expect to retire in…

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When Tim and Amy Wysocki were ready for their third remodeling project since 2005 this year, they again contacted Tomco Company. The New Brighton couple was confident they could count on Tom Schiebout for quality work and a fair price. But this kitchen remodeling experience brought something extra. Tom had both designed and built their…

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