Latest News From J. Brothers Home Improvement

Our office pet!

This is Panella.. Isn’t she cute? The office next door relocated, and they weren’t able to keep her. We were happy to welcome her to the J Brother’s family. 🙂 She is 13 years old, and has spent most of her life living in an office. She’s so affectionate and loves meeting new people!

Our Summer Employees

Thomas (left) just joined the J Brothers team this summer! He is a student at Concordia Unversity. He has four James is Thomas’s brother, and has just finished up his school year University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Mike Perrault (right) has worked for us previously and is our Lori Perrault’s son. Lori is our part-time administrative… Read more »

Thank You!   WOW!! Thank you to everyone who donated!! We were able to collect 439 toiletry items to be given to the local homeless community through BATC’s “HomeAid” program! Remember, “no one can do everything, but everyone can do something.” Wishing you all a blessed Thanksgiving!

November 13th is World Kindness Day

November 13th is #WorldKindness Day! Take time today to make a deliberate effort to be kind to someone! Here are a 10 ideas to get you started.   1. Send cheerful mail to a sick child via Sunshine Snail Mail. Tell them that they are loved and special, and send them a few stickers to… Read more »

Help us help the homeless

On any given night in Minnesota, there are more than 4,000 youth and young adults who have no place to call home. This fall, we are collecting donations for HomeAid Twin Cities to create personal care kits, and distribute them to homeless individuals and families living in shelters and on the streets. Donations can be… Read more »

Chuck and Teri Johnson, Owners

Chuck and Teri Johnson are the owners of J Brothers Home Improvement. They are high school sweethearts from Clarissa, MN, but they have called Maple Grove, MN home for years. When they are not remodeling homes, they can be found with their family (3 sons, 1 daughter, 3 grandsons & 2 granddaughters), spending time at… Read more »

Kid’s Rooms: Organizing & Storing

Children bring joy and laughter to families, but they also come with a lot of gear! Before children are even born, homes start to clutter with baby items. Diapers! Clothes! Book! Toys! The items don’t go away soon–they just multiply and the items get bigger! Cars! Dolls! Puzzles! Books! To tackle the mess and clutter,… Read more »

Fall Projects

Fall is a great time of the year to finish summer projects and begin (and end!) new projects around your house and yard. Life in MN slows down a bit in the fall versus the very busy summer months–we don’t have many months above freezing, so we have to take advantage of the nice weather!… Read more »

Prepping for Little Miracles 5K

Members of the Johnson family will participate in the Little Miracles 5K run in Rochester on Saturday, August 3rd. This is Teri’s first 5K, and she has been busy preparing herself with the “Couch to 5K” app! Mitch (their youngest son), Carrie (Mitch’s girlfriend), Brittney (their daughter), and Tony (Brittney’s husband) will be running the… Read more »