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The Pursuit of Happiness

The latest happiness index for remodeling is out...

The latest happiness index for remodeling is out and the top three projects might just surprise you. This isn’t ROI (return on investment) we’re talking about here, although that is no doubt a very important driver in the decision to remodel. No one wa


Welcome to the Remodeling Dance!

Never remodeled before? Buckle up you're in for a real adventure!

Homeowners who have never remodeled before really are in a kind of experiential wilderness of expectations.


Why is Remodeling So Expensive?

We’ve got some answers and an even better question.

Great question. We’ve got some answers and an even better question—what can be done about it? We’ve got 10 ideas that might help.Let’s tackle the “Why” first. Which statement best describes your reaction to this statement: The most basic 5x9 bathroom gut


New Tile Styles for Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Style Report Highlights 6 Trends From Italy

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Industry leaders from around the world gather in Italy for the unveiling of the latest styles in porcelain and ceramic tiles. Here' a peak...


Annual home maintenance tasks you can forget about

The list isn't long but it is distinguished

In an attempt to make home life a bit easier for everyone, our remodeling team of experts sat down with a couple of cold beverages to compile a list of annual home maintenance tasks we think people can now ignore.


2019 Silver Master Design Award Winner

Residential Kitchens over $150,000

Murphy Bros. Design | Build | Remodel has been honored with another Master Design Award. The national remodeling magazine, Qualified Remodeler, announced the winners of the 41st annual Master Design Award contest, which involved hundreds of entries in 22 categories from across the nation.


Top 500 Remodelers for 2019

Murphy Bros. moves up 100 positions in top firm rankings Nationally

The 500 list of top remodeling performers across the country measures strength and growth, through good times and bad. It also indicates longevity, which is ultimately important to homeowners who are counting on a company’s word, craftsmanship and warranty.


Anatomy of an Office Fire

How our fire started and what you can do to avoid this disaster

Since our office fire in May many have asked how it started. I'd like to share with you the origins of this disaster in hopes that you will learn from our mistake and never experience something like this in your own life.


Leaner. Stronger. Better.

Recovering from our recent office fire sheds new light on everything

The New Normal If you’ve ever encountered a true epic disaster event in your life you understand the phrase, “Things will never be the same again.” Better known as “the new normal.” However, that doesn’t mean the new normal can't better than the o


Aging in Place Innovations

How a smarter home can deliver peace of mind

Can you remotely open a can of beans with your smart phone? Cool, but no big deal really. Can you remotely check on the contents of your aging mother’s refrigerator to see if she’s eating right or be alerted if her daily activities suddenly change? Now th



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