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When NOT to DIY: Projects Worth Calling in the Professionals

We live in an age of endless information, at a given moment any topic can be thoroughly researched on the internet. With all of this available knowledge it can be tempting for homeowners to tackle projects that might be out of their depth. Certainly there are plenty of updates and upgrades that are DIY friendly, but some can be difficult or even downright dangerous when attempted by a non-expert. The desire to save money is a legitimate one, but some projects are simply best left to the professionals. Below are four home upgrades we’d advise approaching with prudence, and better …Read More

Creating a Home Office that Works for You

The home office is on the rise, according to the site Business to Community, one in every five people are estimated to be working from home at least one day a week. Working from home has a lot of benefits: a flexible schedule, lack of commute time, and an increased work/life balance. However, as wonderful as telecommuting can be, its virtues can easily be overshadowed by a bad home office. Whether it’s too cramped, dark, or disorganized, a poor environment can sour any blissful work from home plans. Looking to upgrade your current home office situation? Check out our tips below before …Read More

Remodel Planning: Improving Your Home’s Flow

Remodeling is about more than updated styles and elevated finishes; it’s about improving the usability, function, and value of your home. Your finished project shouldn’t only leave you with more beautiful spaces, it should transform your home, fix problem areas, and make your everyday life better. A core purpose of design is to make tasks easier through thoughtful and creative solutions – isn’t that the attitude you want informing your remodel? One key aspect that determines any home’s functionality is its layout. Few design elements are more glaring than a clunky flow; a poor floor plan is just plain awkward to …Read More

How Universal Design Can Benefit Your Home

Do you have a long-term home plan? Will you downsize to a smaller place or move closer to family? Or perhaps you plan to stay put in your current home for the long haul? Whichever option suits your lifestyle, there are important design elements to consider no matter what style or size home you retire in. If you’re house-hunting with your golden years in mind it’s vital to find a home that accommodates all physical abilities. Think about the accessibility of each space as you enter it. Ask yourself, would this home be practical if I become less mobile? Or a step further, …Read More

Increasing Your Home’s Curb Appeal

First impressions matter. The initial reaction you have when encountering a new place is enduring – for better or for worse. Like it or not, it’s human nature for what’s on the outside to influence what we think about what’s on the inside. At no time is this dynamic more evident than the search for a new home. A potential buyer could fall in love with the interior of your home, the space could even be ideally suited to their needs. But, if the outside isn’t up to par the chance of them even looking at your home, let alone …Read More

A Kitchen Designed with Aging in Mind

There are a few key elements to consider when designing an aging-in-place kitchen either for yourself or someone you love. The goal is to create an aesthetically appealing kitchen that’s also functional for the aging adult. Here are a few ideas to consider to help older adults live comfortably in their home as they age. Faucet Fixtures. Consider installing lever handles or touch technology facets, which are easier for older adults to use and operate on a daily basis. Countertop Height. Install a countertop with a height of about 28” – 32” instead of the standard 36”. Don’t forget to …Read More

2016 Kitchen Trends | Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Kitchen trends are just that – trends! Some you may love and want to incorporate into your kitchen, and some may just not be your style. Regardless, who doesn’t love reading about what’s new?! 1. Lighting. From functional to decorative lighting, it all counts in the kitchen! Homeowners want more than standard ceiling lights. Big pendent lights made of metal, basket, steel, recycled materials and more are making a big statement in kitchens these days. Usually located over the island, these lights add a wow factor to any room. A well thought out lighting plan is essential to all kitchen …Read More

Graduation Season is Coming Up Fast: Create a Party-Ready Home Now!  |  Home & Remodeling Tips Bloomington MN

Graduations are a great time to celebrate with friends and family!  Graduation open houses, parties, and family dinners are all great ways to mark the accomplishments of your family member.  If you have plans to host a graduation celebration at your home this spring or summer, the time to start thinking about making your home party-friendly is now! Here are four great home improvement tips sure to make your party a huge success: Be Food-Friendly: Since the food is usually the main show at any grad party, make sure your kitchen and eating spaces are up for the challenge!  Is now the time …Read More

Why Our Core Values Set Us Apart: Homecare Inc Remodeling | Remodeler Contractor Bloomington MN

We wanted to start this new year by focusing on our core values.  Amongst your many choices in the remodeling industry, what sets us apart? Remodeling Excellence — We are good at what we do and don’t cut corners. Exceptional Customer Service — Communicating with our customers is a priority, and we are happy to listen to and address your questions or concerns. Experienced Carpenters & Specialists — Our union workers are skilled, trained, and boast decades of experience in the field. Over 50 Years of Experience — There are no kinks to work out in the system.  We’ve been …Read More

A Special Thank You to Our Friends & Clients! |  Merry Christmas from Homecare Inc Remodeling, Bloomington MN

It’s December!  And that means presents and lights, delicious food and lots of time with family and friends.  What better time to thank you for your business and your friendship — you are a gift to us each and every day of the year. Thank you for letting us be part of your homes and businesses.  Thank you for trusting us to do what we do best.  Transforming your spaces into something new is an exciting adventure each and every time! As a family-owned company for the last 50 years, we know what really matters.  We hope the work we’ve done …Read More