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Winner 2023 BBB Torch Award for Ethics in Business

For the second time Murphy Bros. has won the BBB Torch Award!

Murphy Bros. Design Build Remodel has once again been honored with the BBB's coveted Torch Award for Ethics in Business at a June 2nd ceremony in Minneapolis."This is a team award and not an individual one," said owner John Murphy. It might start with the

Cost Vs. Value 2023

The CVV report is out with a couple of surprises for kitchen/bath remodels

This report surveys more than 6,000 Realtors. They in turn review project specifications and cost estimates, along with photos and illustrations describing the projects. Finally, they must answer the big question: “What value does this project add to the sale price of a home?”

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.

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.

Selected top 60 in satisfaction Again!

QR Magazine Special Report On Client Satisfaction

Murphy Bros. selected again by Qualified Remodeler & GuildQuality among the top 60 for innovation in client satisfaction Every year Qualified Remodeler magazine, in conjunction with GuildQuality, selects from among thousands of GuildQualit

Is Black Stainless The New White?

Our Latest Lunch & Learn At All Inc. Surprised Us All!

All Inc. Showroom As part of our continuing education commitment for our design/build staff, along with the never ending quest for a free lunch, the Murphy Bros. team traveled over the river and through the woods to All Inc. in St. Paul to our “a

Ivan, the Great (Carpenter)

“I can’t hear so I must rely on my eyes and my hands to communicate.

“I can’t hear so I must rely on my eyes and my hands to communicate. I’m very aware of my surroundings. I probably see things better than most carpenters. My work speaks for me"

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