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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.


​Color Trends for 2021 Released

Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year 2021

And it's not Grey! Yippi! Every year a handful of elite New York influencers get together around a magnum of Champaign and select the next “color of the year”, or so we’re told, which we image probably goes something like this…“Margo, my dear, what


Caring for Mom & Dad in Pandemic Times

Do we bring them home to live with us or keep them safe in their facility?

You might think this is an odd blog for a remodeling company, but not really. Although we’re not in health care, we are all about making people’s lives better by remodeling homes to be more beautiful and functional.


Financing Your Remodel

What everyone should know about lenders and the value of your remodel

As the saying goes, if money were no object in your remodel, that would put every conversation and decision in a different light. In that world, everyone would be paying cash from duffle bags for houses and cars without a second thought. Utopia.


Another Perfect Game!

Our second 10-in-a-row top rating from GuildQuality!

The GuildQuality 10-star Badge. "Earning this badge is like with pitching a perfect game in baseball," said owner John Murphy. He is referring to the December 2019 notification by GuildQuality that Murphy Bros. Design | Build | Remodel has been aw


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.


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


Does The "Get 3 Bids" Rule Work?

Thinking through the 3-bid rule in selecting a remodeler

There are lots of rules in life. Some are good, like the golden rule. Some are stupid, like the 5-second rule—as if germs can count. So, what about the rule of three as in “Get Three Bids,” before choosing a remodeler? Where does this come from a


Living Small Sucks!

Are you suffering from the Big Living Small House Syndrome?

Stuck and fresh out of ideas, many Twin City homeowners are looking for practical guidance to solve the “Big Living Small House Syndrome”.


Top 5 Most Misunderstood Remodeling Terms

That can cause chaos, frustration & potential disaster

What We Think We Know, but just isn't so... Misunderstandings can happen long before the work does: Actual phone call, circa 2016: Murphy Bros: “Murphy Bros. how can I help?” Homeowner: “Yes, hi, I’d like to know if you can redo my attic in crys



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