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    Small Changes Make a Big Difference

    Sometimes the desire or budget isn’t in place for a full-scale renovation.  Here are some examples of smaller improvements that can make a big difference in the function and aesthetic of your home.

    COUNTERTOPS

    If you like your layout and function, and your cabinets are still in great shape, replacing your countertops might be a great improvement.  There are many great modern surfaces to choose from, including quartz, solid surface, and even traditional laminate.  New countertops are a great improvement to kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms.

    FLOORING

    Is it time to get rid of that dingy carpet?  Maybe the vinyl in the kitchen is starting to curl up?  Do you have hardwood floors that have seen better days?  Just swapping out the surface or refinishing the hardwood can bring a space back to life, as well as getting rid of years of trapped dirt and odors.

     

    PAINTING

    Most folks paint their walls for a change of color now and then.  Don’t forget the ceilings too!  We are always amazed at how a fresh coat of ceiling white can really brighten up a space.  Likewise, Old dingy doors and trim can be revitalized by painting them as well.

    INTERIOR DOORS

    Picture your old hollow core doors.  They probably don’t shut properly, and may even have holes in them from a careless wrestling match.  Our team can order new solid wood panel doors, have them prefinished to match the other woodwork in the home, and install the new doors and hardware in a day.  It’s an easy way to up the elegance factor in your home.

    LIGHTING

    This is another simple project that can typically be completed in a day.  Simply updating existing light fixtures in a modern style with high-efficiency LED bulbs can greatly improve the look and safety of your home.  This is also a great time to replace light switches with dimmers for even more efficiency and control.

    CABINET REFACING OR REFINISHING

    Do you love the layout, function, and storage of your kitchen but just wish that the style was more up-to-date?  Our team can build new cabinet doors and reface or paint the existing cabinet boxes to create an entirely new look without the cost of a full remodel.

    CABINET HARDWARE

    Tired of looking at those 1980s bright brass cabinet handles?  You’d be surprised at what a difference some new hardware can make.

     

    Of course, we are always happy to help with a full-scale re-design and remodel as well!

     

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. provides residential home design and remodeling services in the southeast Twin Cities metro area, including the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Oakdale, and Maplewood.

    For more information, please call 651-497-7715 or 651-497-7714; or visit http://www.AllrounderRemodeling.com

     

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    Allrounder Remodeling Awards Scholarship to 2020 Simley Graduate

    Part of our Core Values is giving back to our community where we live and work. In addition, our industry is suffering from a lack of young people joining the rewarding and fun careers that we participate in each day.

    In an effort to give back to our community and bolster our own industry, we have developed a yearly scholarship for a Simley High School Graduate who plans to attend a post secondary school or apprenticeship program with the intention of learning a trade related to home building or remodeling. In order to qualify, students must maintain a B grade average, participate in community service, and provide letters of recommendation from teachers or community leaders.

    Our scholarship is administered by the hard working folks at the Inver Grove Heights BEST Foundation. They work tirelessly to find a student who meets the requirements that we set forth when developing the scholarship.

    This year, we were pleased to be able to present our scholarship to a young woman who dreams of being an electrician.

    If you know a student who will be graduating in the coming years from Simley High School, please encourage him or her to apply for these scholarships.

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    Covid-19 Response

    3/31/2020

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. will still be operating in some capacity as we fall within the definition of an “Essential Business or Operation” as described by Governor Walz’s order 20-20.

    The safety of our clients, our employees, and our trade partners is very important to us. We will continue to take preventative measures such as washing our hands, using hand sanitizer, wiping down work surfaces, scheduling only one trade at a time, and practicing social distancing at all job sites.

    If you or anyone you have been in contact with has been out of the country in the last 2 weeks or if anyone in your household is at risk, or feeling sick or been in contact with someone who has been sick, please let us know so we can reschedule your project to a later date.

    If any of our employees/trade partners fall ill, or come in contact with anyone who has fallen ill, we will not send them to your location and will reschedule the work to a later time.

    Initial Consultations for new projects will be done remotely via video call until further notice.  This is a new process for us so we appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate this new (to us) technology.

    We want to make sure that we are not putting you or our team at risk and appreciate your efforts to do the same.

    Thank you for your understanding.  We will come through this stronger and better than ever.  Please be safe and wash your hands!

    — Ruth and Eric Bader

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    How Does the Design Process Work?

    Most of our projects require some level of design work.  For a simple bath remodel where nothing is being relocated, this design work may simply involve a few hours with our interior designer to help pick out tile, fixtures, paint colors, etc.  For more intensive projects, such as kitchen remodels or renovations involving moving walls around, more extensive design work is required.

    Sometimes our clients come to us with definite ideas of how they’d like things configured, and other times they have no idea.  Either way, our design team plays a critical role in the success of the project.

    Here are some examples of our design process for different types of projects.  Click on any image to enlarge it.

     

                                                                                     

    SIMPLE PROJECTS

    Simple projects such as bath remodels often don’t require a formal set of plans or drawings, especially if we are just swapping out fixtures and finishes in the same locations.  In these cases, the design simply involves working with our interior designers to pick out finishes and fixtures.  Getting the perfect combination of cabinet color, countertops, tile, paint colors, and faucets really makes the room feel like your own.

     

                                                                              

    MID-LEVEL PROJECTS

    For kitchen remodels and more intensive bath remodels, our team develops drawings to help visualize what the remodeled space will look like.  Using modern design software, our designers can play around with different layouts until everything fits just right.  Once the layout is dialed in, the designer can then impose different colors and finishes onto the drawings to give our clients an even better idea of how things will look.  After this, our team helps with the selections of finishes and fixtures.

     

                                                                                               

    COMPLEX PROJECTS

    In this example, our team is undertaking the renovation of a complete floor.  The existing space contains 3 bedrooms and a bathroom and will be renovated into a master suite.   The initial client meetings and discussions resulted in some crude hand drawn sketches.  These serve to just give a general idea of what everyone is thinking about.

    Next, our team works to take these crude sketches and turn them into detailed and scaled plans. In this case, multiple options were drawn as there were multiple ways to approach the project.  Additional client discussions are held, and a direction is decided on.

    Once narrowed down, final plans are drawn with all details included, ready to submit to the city for permits.  As with all of our projects, our design team helps with the selection of finishes and fixtures.  Once these design steps are complete, we can provide a fixed-cost proposal for the construction and schedule the project.

                                                                                      

     

     

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. provides residential home design and remodeling services in the southeast Twin Cities metro area, including the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Oakdale, and Maplewood.

    For more information, please call 651-497-7715 or 651-497-7714; or visit http://www.AllrounderRemodeling.com

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    Allrounder Remodeling to Sponsor 2019 Neighbors Duck Races

    The Neighbors Duck Races is a fun family event, with all proceeds benefiting the food shelf and other good works of Neighbors Inc. in South St. Paul.  As part of our core values, Allrounder Remodeling Inc. is proud to sponsor this event along with other leading community businesses.  We hope that you can join us for this exciting event on October 5, 2019.

    To learn more, please visit https://www.neighborsmn.org/event/great-neighbors-duck-races/

     

    Allrounder Remodeling is proud to sponsor the 2019 Duck Races

     

    To learn more about the other great companies and organizations that are generously sponsoring this event, please visit https://www.neighborsmn.org/2019-event-sponsors/

    To learn more about Allrounder Remodeling’s involvement in the community, please visit https://allrounderremodeling.com/about-us/community/

     

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. provides residential home design and remodeling services in the southeast Twin Cities metro area, including the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Oakdale, and Maplewood.

    For more information, please call 651-497-7715 or 651-497-7714; or visit http://www.AllrounderRemodeling.com

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    Allrounder Remodeling to Sponsor Fundraiser for DARTS

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. is proud to be among the sponsors for the upcoming Party It Forward fundraiser benefiting DARTS.  If you aren’t familiar with DARTS, it is a nonprofit organization providing personalized and professional services for older adults and their loved ones for over 40 years.

    The fundraiser will take place on September 21, 2019 and will include food, music, drinks, dancing, an auction, and much more.  To learn more, buy tickets, or donate, please visit https://dartsconnects.org/darts-events/party_it_forward/

    We hope to see you there!!

    Fundraiser to benefit DARTS in West St Paul MN

    To learn more about DARTS and their mission, please visit https://dartsconnects.org/about-us/

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. is proud to support DARTS and their mission.  If you’d like to learn more about Allrounder’s involvement in the community, please visit https://allrounderremodeling.com/about-us/community/

     

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. provides residential home design and remodeling services in the southeast Twin Cities metro area, including the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Oakdale, and Maplewood.

    For more information, please call 651-497-7715, or visit http://www.AllrounderRemodeling.com

     

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    Allrounder Remodeling to Sponsor Taps and Apps Event

    Taps and Apps is a fun event, with all proceeds benefiting the food shelf and other good works of Neighbors Inc. in South St. Paul. The event features cold beer, appetizers, and entertainment.  The event will be held on August 14 at Wabasha Brewing.

    As part of our core values, Allrounder Remodeling Inc. is proud to sponsor this event along with other leading community businesses.  We hope that you can join us for this exciting event.

    For more information or to purchase tickets to this fun event, please visit https://www.neighborsmn.org/event/taps-apps/

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. provides residential home design and remodeling services in the southeast Twin Cities metro area, including the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Oakdale, and Maplewood.

    For more information, please call 651-497-7715 or 651-497-7714; or visit http://www.AllrounderRemodeling.com

     

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    Allrounder Remodeling Awards Scholarship to 2019 Simley Graduate

    Allrounder Remodeling awards scholarship

    Allrounder Remodeling owners Ruth and Eric Bader present a scholarhip to a 2019 graduate.

    Part of our Core Values is giving back to our community where we live and work. In addition, our industry is suffering from a lack of young people joining the rewarding and fun careers that we participate in each day.

    In an effort to give back to our community and bolster our own industry, we have developed a yearly scholarship for a Simley High School Graduate who plans to attend a post secondary school or apprenticeship program with the intention of learning a trade related to home building or remodeling. In order to qualify, students must maintain a B grade average, participate in community service, and provide letters of recommendation from teachers or community leaders.

    Our scholarship is administered by the hard working folks at the Inver Grove Heights BEST Foundation. They work tirelessly to find a student who meets the requirements that we set forth when developing the scholarship.

    This year, we were pleased to be able to present our scholarship to a young man who dreams of being a welder or mechanic.

    If you know a student who will be graduating in the coming years from Simley High School, please encourage him or her to apply for these scholarships.

    giving back to our community

    Allrounder Remodeling owner Ruth Bader presents a Simley graduate with a scholarhip

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    Allrounder Remodeling Awarded Small Business of the Year for 2019

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. is honored and humbled to be presented with the Small Business of the Year Award for 2019.  The award was presented by the River Heights Chamber of Commerce during a ceremony on April 25, 2019.  Owners Ruth and Eric Bader were privileged to be joined by 8 key members of their team at the ceremony.

    During the ceremony, Owner Ruth Bader said, “Thank you to those who nominated us, voted for us and the committee that selected us for this award.  It is a true honor to be in the same company as Point North and Yours Truly for Small Business of the Year.

    Thank you to Shawn and Town Square Television for making the wonderful video showcasing our company.

    We owe a lot to our Chamber community for our success. This involvement gives us greater opportunity to give back and be a benefit to our community as is one of our core values.

    The Chamber allows us to be involved with local issues and gives us a platform to be introduced to other local business and supporting community members.

    We could not do the work we do without our team. Many of whom have joined us here today. Thanks to Kevin, Craig, Jim, Todd and Jenny for taking time out of your busy day.”

     

    Chairman of the Board Jake Sedlacek presents the Small Business of the Year Award to Ruth and Eric Bader of Allrounder Remodeling Inc.

     

    Press Release from the River Heights Chamber of Commerce:

    “With all of the outstanding businesses in the community, the River Heights Chamber is excited to honor the following finalists: Allrounder Remodeling, Inc., Point North Networks, Inc., and Yours Truly Marketing Incentives, Inc., each one deserving of the 2019 title! Finalists were nominated their peers, the community participated in an online voting poll and the River Heights Chamber’s Recognition Committee selected the winner.  The Small Business of the Year Award acknowledges an organization that has been in business for five years or more, has 20 or fewer employees, has at least two years of membership in the River Heights Chamber, and encompasses a business that has a commitment to the community through its involvement and assistance to community organizations, to its employees, suppliers and customer relationships, in addition to, a commitment to excellence in service, business ethics, friendliness and business operations.”

    Allrounder Remodeling team members Kevin, Ruth, Eric, and Jim

     

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. provides residential home design and remodeling services in the southeast Twin Cities metro area, including the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Oakdale, and Maplewood.

    For more information, please call 651-497-7715 or 651-497-7714; or visit http://www.AllrounderRemodeling.com

     

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    Allrounder Remodeling Awarded Readers Choice for 4th Consecutive Year

    The Readers Choice Awards have been handed out, and we here at Allrounder Remodeling Inc. are grateful to our clients who voted for us!

    Sun Newspapers recently polled their readers, asking for their favorite choices in various categories.  Hundreds of readers took time to vote for their favorite community businesses.  Based on your feedback, Allrounder Remodeling was awarded the following awards:

    • Readers Choice Award, Best Remodeling Company, Eagan MN, 2019
    • Readers Choice Award, Best Handyman Service, Eagan MN, 2019

    This represents our fourth consecutive year being awarded Readers Choice.  Thank you for your continued support!  We have the best clients!

    If you’d like to learn about other awards that we’ve received, please visit our awards page.

    The full listing of Readers Choice Award Winners can be found here.

    2019 Readers Choice, Eagan MN

    Allrounder Remodeling Inc. provides residential home design and remodeling services in the southeast Twin Cities metro area, including the cities of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Oakdale, and Maplewood.

    For more information, please call 651-497-7715 or 651-497-7714; or visit http://www.AllrounderRemodeling.com

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