Latest News From J. Brothers Home Improvement

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 »

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 »

Hosting Events

Graduation Parties! Bridal Showers! Baby Showers! Groom’s Dinners! Retirement Parties! Birthday Parties! Father’s Day BBQ’s! Mother’s Day Brunches! Do you have space at your home to host events? Hosting events not only takes organizational skills, patience and prep work, but it also takes a lot of space. If you need more space to hold roasters,… Read more »

Spring Projects

Now that spring is nearly here, it’s time to start thinking about spring projects! HGTV has some spring project tips. Home Depot has their recommendations too. Other sources offer spring remodeling tips too. What do you have in mind for your spring projects? When I think of spring in MN, I think of everyone heading outside… Read more »

Remodeling doesn’t have to be a “nightmare”

Ever hear people talk about their “nightmare” of remodeling? We have! What makes the job a nightmare? Many things can come into play with bad remodeling experiences. Perhaps home owners tried some do-it-yourself type work that didn’t go well. Maybe contractor’s were unprofessional or even unethical. Not all companies are created equal! There are several… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions

Get Organized! Get Fit! Eat Healthy! Spend More Time Outside! Read More! Spend More Time With Family and Friends! Many people make resolutions to begin a new year, and we think that we can help you ensure that you can follow your 2013 resolutions. We often hear about people wanting to 1) get organized, 2)… Read more »

Merry Christmas!

J Brothers staff celebrated Christmas together by enjoying dinner then they showed off the gifts that each person brought to donate to C.R.O.S.S. Food Shelf in Hennepin County. Thanks for reading,   Chuck and Teri Johnson   J Brothers Home Improvement County Road 81 Suite 206 Maple Grove, MN 55369 763-732-8731 Email: [email protected]   Website:… Read more »

Garbage Disposal Tips

What will quickly mess up your garbage disposal? How can you get your garbage disposal to smell clean? Check out these great tips from The Service Guide! http://www.theserviceguide.com/pages/clogged_garbage_disposal.asp?utm_source=Answers+to+holiday+etiquette+-+Mark&utm_campaign=answers+to+holiday+etiquette+questions+-+mark&utm_medium=email Thanks for reading,   Chuck and Teri Johnson   J Brothers Home Improvement County Road 81 Suite 206 Maple Grove, MN 55369 763-732-8731 Email: [email protected]   Website:… Read more »

Winter Projects

Living in Minnesota, we know what season comes after fall: winter. What should you do to get your house prepared for the winter of 2012?   Before the snow flies this year, be sure to check your gutters, roof condition, chimney, shovels/blowers, window caulking and door weatherstripping. Don’t forget to help out a neighbor and… Read more »

Fall Projects

The tree leaves are starting to change and fall to the ground. What does that mean? It’s time to prepare your house for the fall of 2012! -Purchase a programmable thermostat. -Check around your windows and doors for leaks (try using a lighter and watch the flame move). -Do some indoor painting (excellent weather to… Read more »