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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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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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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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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Ted and Chris Moore are avid do it yourselfers. The Andover couple built their deck, installed hardwood flooring, reoriented the kitchen island and painted their house. But when it came time to remodel their master bathroom this year, they hired Tomco Company. They wanted professional quality tiling, electrical and plumbing and an experienced general contractor…

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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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