Latest News From J. Brothers Home Improvement

Best of Maple Grove 2017!

Wow! We are so honored to have been chosen as Maple Grove’s Best Builder and Remodeler for the third year in a row!!! You can find us in the special “Best of 2017” issue that was just released, or read it online and see all the winners in other categories as well. Thank you to… 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 »

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 »