The Tomco Blog

By Alan Hall July 28, 2022

Andover Kitchen and Greatroom Remodel The house felt compartmentalized. We were able to remove two walls and bring the whole main floor together. We relocated the kitchen to where the formal dining room previously was. We added a window for the sink. We installed new LVT floors throughout the main floor great room. We added new lighting throughout the space.

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Five-Star Tomco Company Experience

By Alan Hall November 6, 2020

Post Project Homeowner Interview         Anna hired Tomco Company on the advice of the designer her pastor had recommended. She and husband, Michael, had endured the previous homeowner’s poorly built addition and a 2004 remodel of their own by a big remodeling company that took 10 months vs. the promised 10 weeks. So, choosing Designer Carol Klein and Tomco Company  for their 2020 remodel was a true blessing.   Absolutely!  In fact, I already have a list…

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New Brighton remodel pandemic perfect

By Tom Sweeney July 13, 2020
Brian and Tiffany White

When Tom Schiebout says Tomco Company wants to be your contractor for life these days, it takes on extra weight. Just ask the White family of New Brighton. Tomco completed their kitchen-plus remodel one week before Minnesota’s COVID stay home order took effect. They say their family and work lives would have been way different if they didn’t have the new space and the sunroom Tomco remodeled a few years ago “It was great to be out of the construction…

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NARI Roundtable recognizes Tomco Company 40th Anniversary

By Tom Sweeney April 8, 2019

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 the highly attended event at Union Depot in St. Paul. “Tomco Company has been a member of our NARI chapter for 20 years.  Participation in…

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Function First Master Bath

By Tom Sweeney March 22, 2019

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 children under four, the young couple could not be more pleased to have a high-functioning master bath. “We wouldn’t change a thing,” Luke said. Like…

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What Will My Remodeling Cost?

By Tom Sweeney January 18, 2019

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 values. The Hanley Wood LLC report serves as a useful reference for homeowners who wonder what various home improvements might cost. It also helps near-term…

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