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Murphy Bros. recognized with 8th Guildmaster Satisfaction Award

Why measuring client satisfaction matters.

11 Apr 2022 | Tags :

The GUILDMASTER award signifies the highest levels of client satisfaction. Murphy Bros. Awarded 8th Guildmaster Honor April 14, 2022—For the 5th year in a row, our clients have honored us with this coveted Guildmaster satisfaction award. Since yo


Homeowner Pessimism Hits 10-Year High!

What's the impact among homeowners considering a remodel?

Fanny Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) just came out, showing the greatest economic pessimism among homeowners in 10 years. Murphy Bros. owner John Murphy weighs in on what this portends for homeowners considering a remodel.


Our Values Matter

Discussing Our Core Company Values at the 2021 Christmas Celebration

It has been several years since we gathered together as a company. Having grown substantially in spite of our 2019 office fire and the 2020 pandemic, nearly 60 staff and significant others celebrated our struggles, triumphs, and shared vision for the nex


A White Picket Fence for your Bathroom?

New picket style ceramic tile now available

Time for an Oasis? Bathrooms should be an oasis of comfort and refreshment, not a desert. So if you are thirsty for relief from your dated bath environment, we have a surface suggestion for your consideration—picket.There are actually two new Picke


2021 Tile Style Guide

The latest trends that might just surprise you

Every year our friends at Ceramic Tileworks reveal their take on what’s trending following the annual Cersaie Exhibition, which met in September of 2021, for the first time since the pandemic hit. Cersaie is the International Exhibition of Ceramics, Tile


My bathroom belongs in a horror movie...

Top Reasons to Remodel Your Bathroom

“My bathroom is so horrible that if alive today, Alfred Hitchcock would remake The Birds into The Bathroom.” one of our past clients joked in a recent phone call about why she was so desperate to remodel her master bathroom.


The Ideal Home Office Is Lacking One Thing

Sure it’s remotely functional, but does it make your brain happy?

Beauty at the office should be everyday. According to scientific research your brain experiences pleasure when you look at this Cézanne landscape painting. And even more so if you owned it! Through all the worry and madnes


What is your “Clean Factor”?

Is your kitchen "designed" to stay clean?

So, here are few questions we often ask to begin the process of understanding your “clean factor”:


When will remodeling prices come down?

Is that a fish riding a bicycle?

That was the question asked of homeowners and remodelers this past year and the answer is revealing. Half of the homeowners (50%) expected prices to go down while only 1% of remodelers shared that expectation. In other words, 99% of remodelers expected


How to damage your cabinets without trying

Care and Maintenance of Finished Wood Products

Find out how easy it is to care for and unwittingly damage your cabinets.



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