Latest News From J. Brothers Home Improvement

Keep your Home & Belongings Safe this Holiday Season

Here are some tips to keep you, your home, and your belongings safe from intruders this holiday season. Lock it up! – First and foremost of course make sure that your home &vehicles are safely locked and secured. Check all points of entrance (patio, garage, front and back doors). If you have a security bar… Read more »

5 Reasons to Remodel – Bathrooms

Here are 5 reasons to get started on that Bathroom Remodel project you have been putting off today! 1. You spend a lot of time in your bathroom.  According to an American Standard survey on bathroom habits, the average person spends more than 30 minutes of time in the bathroom each day, adding up to… Read more »

Keeping your Home Safe from Carbon Monoxide

***(This article has been re-posted from the MN Department of Health)*** Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas formed by the incomplete combustion of fuels. When people are exposed to CO gas, the CO molecules will displace the oxygen in their bodies and lead to poisoning. The Problem with CO Since CO has no… Read more »

Holiday Hours

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at J Brothers Home Improvement! In celebration of this holiday, our offices will be closed Thursday November 22nd & Friday November 23rd and we will resume normal business hours on Monday November 26, 2018. Have a Safe & Happy Holiday! May you have much to be thankful for!

Preparing for a Remodel

Preparing for a remodel may seem overwhelming, but the folks at NARI are helping to make it quite simple! Here is a list of the top 10 steps you, as a homeowner, can take before breaking ground on your next remodeling project! Research your project. Taking time to research projects on the Internet and NARI.org… Read more »

Fireplace Maintenance

When the chill of winter starts to set in, there is nothing more cozy then curling up in front of a warm, crackling fireplace. But nothing can ruin that experience more quickly than a room filled with smoke or a fire that won’t start, not to mention an unmaintained fireplace can also be a hazard… Read more »

Cleaning out The Gutters

With the wind and the rain we have received over the past few weeks, the leaves have been falling off the trees like crazy! These leaves collect in your your gutters, along with twigs and other organic matter and and clog them, potentially causing serious headaches for homeowners. Clearing out the gutters is an important… Read more »

A Place for Everything….

A place for everything and everything in its place. That is some sage advice an old friend once gave me, and it can be especially useful if you have some unusual space in your home that you just aren’t sure what to do with. Here are just a few ideas on what you can do… Read more »

Choosing a Countertop

Nowadays there is no shortage of choices when it comes to choosing a new countertop for your dream kitchen. When doing so, make sure to take into consideration the durability, maintenance, and overall look of the material in combination with your kitchens design aesthetic and be sure to choose a material that best suits your… Read more »

How Do I Choose A Contractor?

How do I choose a contractor? This is something you may be asking yourself and it is indeed an important question to have the answer to before you begin any home renovation project. First and foremost, go with your gut. If something doesn’t feel right when you meet with a potential contractor, it probably isn’t…. Read more »