Confined Space Training

Bill Stuart, an OSHA Workplace Safety Consultant, presented OSHA’s new confined space standards and hazards in our All-Hands Meeting on May 24, 2016.  Specifically, he discussed how we can better protect our workers in crawl space and attic environments.  We were able to have an open Q&A session with Bill to assist us with compliance.  Also attending was Margie Mohr…

RIP Austin Klein

It is with great sadness that we are saying goodbye to one of our employees, Austin Klein. Austin started with us August of 2015 and was working hard through the apprenticeship program with the Carpenters Union. He passed away Friday, May 6th. He will truly be missed by all of us.  The family will be…

Employee Appreciation Fishing Trip

A fun-filled fishing weekend was had by all who attended our Employee Appreciation Fishing Trip at Williams Narrows Resort on Lake Winnibigoshish.  The weather was perfect and the perch and crappies were biting!

Day at the Capitol!

Donna and Greg spent an afternoon at the Capitol visiting their representatives about Retainage Reform and eliminating the Duty to Defend clauses seen in most construction contracts.  Our visit with Representative Daudt and Senator Benson was a chance for them to hear from small business owners on these issues.  To learn more, visit

Spray Foam Training Day

Homeco held a “how to clean & maintain a spray foam gun” educational seminar for our spray foam employees.  With a couple of experts from our crew we were able to do hands-on training to clean and repair the very complex foam guns to ensure proper maintenance.

MSA TOPS Award Event

For the Minnesota Subcontractor Association’s General Contractor TOPS Award Event, we shared a table, along with some great stories, with Tammy & Greg Sundby of GTS HVAC and Dale Forsberg and Mike Ashmore with Watson-Forsberg Company. Congratulations to the 2016 MN Subcontractor Assoc. T.O.P.S. Award WINNERS: Under $100M Category: Loeffler Construction and Over $100M Category:…

Vikings Stadium – Perimeter Smoke Seal

Juan and Tomas just finished up installing slab edge perimeter smoke seal at the Vikings Stadium for the day.  Picture shown is the East end of the North curtain wall on the Main Concourse.  Nicely done guys!

Safety Network – MN Subcontractors Association

Donna and John attended the MN Subcontractors Association’s Member Safety Network Meeting January 5, 2016.  The topics were Drug Testing & Working in Cold Weather and was a great way to start out 2016 evaluating our policies on these subjects.  Along with the speakers from Occupational Health, all subcontractors were able to discuss and share our best practices…

Happy Holidays from Homeco!

All of us here at Homeco would like to thank you all for a great 2015 and wish you a healthy, prosperous New Year!  Just in case you were wondering, Donnie won the contest!!