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Recovering from Minnesota Storms

Minnesota weather can wreak havoc on your property. Whether you’re a home, business, or hotel owner, you might understand how much damage one single storm can do to your property. If your home or building suffered hail damage or roof damage due to storms, then discover the commercial and residential storm restoration services offered by […]

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3 Reasons to Choose Synthetic Stucco

Are you considering a facelift to the outside of your hotel or commercial building? We at Schoenfelder Renovations think you should consider the benefits of synthetic stucco—also called exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS). Synthetic stucco has become the choice of many of our commercial clients, and here’s why. (more…)

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Schoenfelder Renovations Contributes to Death of the Hotel Bathtub

Remodeling industry veteran Schoenfelder Renovations is seeing increased interest in hotel remodeling projects as the lodging industry moves away from bathtubs in favor of luxury showers. Trend watchers say just 15 percent of guests want to splash around in a hotel tub, according to an article published by The Economic Times in May 2013. (more…)

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Marriott Hotel® Receives a Modern Facelift

Renovating hotels is one of the commercial services we at Schoenfelder Renovations are proud to offer. Our team works hard to transform partnering hotels, which minimizes the business impact while giving each hotel a distinct look and feel. Our hotel renovation team recently put the finishing touches on the renovations for Marriott Hotel® SW in Minneapolis, […]

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Hotel Renovations Q & A

A well-maintained and up-to-date hotel can make a huge difference to your patrons. Good first impressions can make the difference in whether someone decides to stay or return for future trips. If your hotel establishment is in need of updating or remodeling, Schoenfelder Renovations of Minnesota can help you achieve your hotel renovation goals. Here […]

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5 Signs You May Need a New Roof

Knowing when to replace your roof can be a difficult call to make for Minneapolis homeowners. A new roof installation can be costly, and most people have not budgeted over the years for such a repair. So how do you know when it’s time to shell out the cash for a new roof? Schoenfelder Renovations, […]

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4 Benefits of Replacement Windows

Are you in the middle of remodeling an older home? In the process, you may have considered replacement windows. How do you know if replacing your windows will be worth the time, effort, and cost? Check out the following reasons why replacement windows are the way to go. (more…)

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The Top 5 Smart Remodeling Tips

Homeowners invest a lot of time and money into making their property look its best. When it’s time for a much needed update, home remodeling projects can do wonders for cramped kitchens, worn roofs, and old windows. But starting a remodeling project is easier said than done. At Schoenfelder Renovations, we’ve compiled a list of […]

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Roofing, Renovation, & Remodeling Minneapolis

Does your home or business need repair work? Are you ready to upgrade to a customized kitchen, remodeled lobby, or screened-in porch? If so, Schoenfelder Renovations is here to help. We provide roofing, siding, remodeling, and general contracting services to the entire Minneapolis region. Founded in 1991, we’ve completed thousands of remodeling projects in Minnesota […]

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Choosing the Best Siding for Your MN Home

If you’ve noticed that the siding on your home is deteriorating, you’ve got a problem on your hands. What happens when you try to sell your home in Minneapolis? Even if you plan on staying in your home for a long time, rotten siding is not an issue you can fix on your own. At […]

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Minneapolis General Contractor Tips: Prepare Your Home for Spring

Spring is finally in the air, and for most home owners, it’s a much anticipated arrival. The end of winter means more than just sunshine and fresh flowers – you’ll also need to help your house recuperate from the cold season and get it ready for the warmer months that lie ahead. Today we have […]

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MN Remodeling Contractors Tips: Winter Care Tips for Your Home

So far this year, winter has lived up to its reputation as an unpredictable and powerful force to be reckoned with. With large snowstorms like the polar vortex, the turbulent season has already wreaked a great deal of havoc on a large swath of the country. Today the MN remodeling contractors of Schoenfelder Renovations have […]

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MN General Contractor Tips: Prepare Your Home for Winter

The winter season is well on its way, and it will be bringing more than just holiday cheer with it. Soon icy roads and snowcapped roofs will dominate the landscape. Is your home ready for the impending onslaught of rough winter weather? Today we have some MN general contractor tips to help you prepare your […]

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Surviving Your MN Kitchen Remodeling Project

Remodeling the kitchen is an exciting event for all homeowners. Many people spend a great deal of time and care picking out the perfect paint, décor, appliances, and fixtures. Excitement, though, could turn into anxiety when your MN kitchen remodeling project begins, and you realize you won’t be able to use the kitchen throughout the […]

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Hail Damage and Insurance Claims: How It Works

There’s almost nothing quite as frightening to a homeowner as the sounds of click-clacking hail on the roof. Well, that fear became reality to the many residents of Eagan and Eden Prairie just the other night. In fact, the damage got to be so bad even the Eden Prairie police squad took a hit. Ouch. […]

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MN Home Remodeling Project: Basement Theater

Having trouble watching your favorite movie in the living room? Do constant house traffic, ringing phones, and knocks at the door distract you from major plot points and ruin your film viewing in general? Then turn your basement into your own private theater with the help of a MN home remodeling from Schoenfelder. (more…)

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A New Website for Schoenfelder Renovations Markets Remodeling Services

Schoenfelder Renovations has launched a redesigned website that features new information about its residential and commercial remodeling services. The website caters to businesses and homeowners in Minnesota, as well as to commercial enterprises nationwide. (more…)

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Decks

Did you know: In Minnesota, decks should be recoated every 2 years. Cedar and redwood decks should be coated when brand new. Green treated decks should wait 60 days to be coated. Deck Prep: Detergent washing and Brighteners cost $.35 per square foot Floor sanding costs about $1.25 per square foot. Deck Finishes Deck staining […]

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Metal Coatings

Did you know: 70% of iron railings are coated with paint systems designed to allow rust within 24 months. 85% of the cost of recoating railings is contained in the labor Traditional metal coatings did not slow rust down, they just covered it up. High performance coatings have 10 times the ability to slow the […]

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Price Increases

In August of 2010 and again in December of 2010, PPG and Sherwin Williams instituted across the board price increases of 6%. They based this on increasing prices for titanium dioxide. The price increase applied to all paint and sundries, even ones that did not contain titanium. Likely the primary reason behind the price increase […]

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Finding a Contractor

Originally written for New Concepts Management Newsletter Other than attorneys, contractors do not have a very good reputation for customer service. This reputation is mostly caused by the public’s buying habits. Price is the easiest factor to compare, and too often this is where the decision is made. When hiring a contractor to work on […]

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EPA Regulations

Attention: Was your home built before 1978? If yes, the EPA has come out with new regulations that affect you. The EPA has come out with new regulations for lead based paint that took effect in April of 2010. The regulations apply to anyone who hires or is paid to renovate, repair or disturb lead […]

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CAI Community Living Spring 2009

I would like announce that Jon Edin of Levin and Stein, has stepped down from his position as chair of the education committee. Jon has served as Chair for 3 years and built the Managers Meetings program from nothing to the amazing success of consecutive sold out shows. Jon will continue to serve on the […]

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CAI Community Living Early Summer Issue

Times are tough. Everyone is wants more for their money. It is good to ask ourselves, why we are worth our client’s next dollar. At CAI-MN, our first ever HOTT program had standing room only. Then only 2 weeks later, the CAI Happy Hour drew over 110 attendees. These are brand new events. Our long […]

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CAI Community Living Winter Issue 2009

I would like to thank the committee members for all of their hard work. It is incredible to see the amount of growth taking place at CAI-MN. Jon Edin of Levin and Stein, and the Education Committee have continued to do an excellent job by continuing to grow the Managers Meetings, Vision Awards and the […]

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CAI Community Living Fall Issue 2008

Summers gone and here comes Fall: Wow, what a busy summer! I hope you made the most of it. CAI-MN had an incredible summer. We started with the Vision Awards in June which continues to grow in attendance, nominations and stature. Thank you to Melinda Johnson and Holly Johnson and the rest of the committee […]

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CAI Community Living Summer 2008

Published in Community Living Magazine Summer 2008 I would like to thank Sara Lassila, the former President, Paul Hanscom of Ewald and all of the volunteers of CAI for the tremendous work they do behind the scenes. The more I have become involved with CAI over the years, the more my respect and gratitude has […]

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CAI Gives Back During Holiday Season

Over the past few years CAI has grown in membership, educational advancement, and business opportunities. In 2009, CAI took a greater role in giving back to those in need. Based on suggestions from Mark Gittleman, CAI President and Mary Felix of Gassen Companies, Schoenfelder Painting spear headed an effort to start an annual tradition for […]

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