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The Rule of 3 Bids

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For homeowners who feel pressured to waste their time getting multiple bids in order to choose the right remodeler at the lowest price.

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It is in our nature to help An opportunity to give back to the community through a gift of remodeling expertise, labor and materials.

Why is construction often referred to as the “noble industry”? It is because we deal with the most basic of needs—shelter. Those who live and work in this vocation tend to have a special empathy for those in need of the security that a decent roof over your head supplies.

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Memorial Day Reflections

Owner John Murphy shares a story from his recent trip to Italy and a WWII cemetery outside of Florence.

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2024 Remodeling Trends

For homeowners looking for remodeling ideas, here are our top 2024 trends to keep in mind as your explore the possibilities during home improvement month!

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Pantone Releases Spring/Summer 2024 Color Trend Report

For homeowners looking to refresh their living spaces with a splash of vibrant hues, this report is nothing short of a treasure trove.

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Cost Vs Value Report 2024

Curb appeal projects continue a multi-year trend in extremely high ROI's for homeowners considering remodeling projects or selling their home.

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The Future of Remodeling With New Transparent Solar Windows

Make toast with your windows? Maybe soon you can! Industry news about new technology giving homeowners more bang for their buck with innovative technology.

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Another Perfect Game of Satisfied Remodeling Clients

Murphy Bros. has been awarded The "10 in a row" honor for the highest client satisfaction by GuildQuality.

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Minneapolis Home Remodeling Show 2024

The best, brightest, most intimate home remodeling show on the 50 yard line of the US Bank Stadium! Visit us at booth 643!

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2024 Home & Garden Show

Don't miss the historic 90th edition of the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center Feb. 21-25. Visit us at booth 2415!

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Five 100% satisfied clients in a row—Again!

This designation from GuildQuality is about exceptional service repeated 5 times in a row.

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Radiant Heat for Remodeling & Comfort Radiant Heat for the entire home!

Exciting new sustainable heating possibilities for remodeling!

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Murphy Bros. is 209 in Qualified Remodeler TOP 500 for 2023

"Any time you improve nearly 100 ranking points in company performance in one year people take notice,” said Murphy Bros. President Ben Murphy."

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Murphy Bros. Wins 3rd Client Satisfaction Award!

Murphy Bros. Honored again as Top Client Satisfaction Leader

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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!

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May is Home Remodeling Month. So what are you doing about it?

Do you have the right plan to take advantage of it?

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Spring Cleaning with Old Paint

Not you Nelly. We're talking about the old paint that comes in cans, that has been littering your barn for the past 10 years.

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Cost Vs. Value 2023

The Minneapolis/St. Paul CVV report is out with a couple of surprises for kitchen/bath remodels

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We are a finalist for the BBB Ethics Award—Again!

Having won this Ethics in Business honor back in 2017 we are now up for it again.

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Best of Houzz 2023 Awarded to Murphy Bros.

This is our latest Best of Houzz award for which we are most grateful!

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How Hard Can It Be?

A simple bathroom remodel. How hard can it be, right? Right!

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2022 Cost Vs. Value Report

The annual report just came out and to no one's surprise costs & values continue to rise

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Our Values Matter

Discussing Our Core Company Values at the 2021 Christmas Celebration

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2021 Tile Style Guide

The latest trends in Minneapolis and St. Paul homes that might just surprise you!

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My bathroom belongs in a horror movie...

Top Reasons to Remodel Your Bathroom

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The Ideal Home Office Is Lacking One Thing

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

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What is your “Clean Factor”?

Is your kitchen "designed" to stay clean?

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When will remodeling prices come down?

Is that a fish riding a bicycle?

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2021 Cost Vs. Value Report

A synopsis of the 2021 Cost Vs. Value Report shows changes on both ends

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Is the cost of a can of paint really going up 40%?

Even though price increases are coming there's still some good news

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Wet bars are back! And they have a whole new look!

The solid wood alternative to quartz or granite

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Moisture control in the winter

This house is too dry. This house is too humid. This one is just right!

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Penny Wise — A cautionary tale of homeowner supplied labor & materials

What works and what doesn’t in saving money during a remodel

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We're Moved In!

After a year and a half of rebuilding efforts Murphy Bros. has moved into it's new facility!

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Color Trends for 2021 Released

Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year 2021

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48% of homeowners choose the wrong remodeler.

Here's how to improve your odds.

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Sky Rocketing Lumber Prices Affect Remodeling

Why did this happen and could it affect your remodel?

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New Operations VP to Join Murphy Bros. Team

And yes, his last name is Murphy.

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Your Home is More Than a Sanctuary. Now it is EVERYTHING.

If only your home was actually built for “everything.”

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New Designs from Cambria!

Our friends at Cambria have done it again!

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Caring for Mom & Dad in Pandemic Times

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

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Fighting “Zoom” Fatigue

Tired of the daily videoconference meeting? Join the club!

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An Update on Rebuilding Efforts & Remodeling During This Pandemic

This is a personal message from the owner John Murphy for May of 2020

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New Spring Ceramic Tile Collection

Here's a new bold look to consider in your next remodel

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Upgrading Your Home’s Curb Appeal?

Here’s some clear advice and resources to help

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Leaner. Stronger. Better.

Recovering from our recent office fire sheds new light on everything

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Anotomy of an Office Fire

On May 23, 2019 a rag sponaneously combusted burning down our office in Blaine.

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You Can Save Money By Waiting to Remodel When...

...Fish begin riding bicycles as pigs circel overhead

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Paint Paralysis is Real & You Might Have it!

Scared of Picking a Paint Color? You're Not Alone.

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To Rot, Or Not To Rot, That Is The Question

The Unseen Threat To Every Home

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This is what doing it right looks like

Controlling the Elephant in the Room—Dust!

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Homeowner Pessimism Hits 10-Year High!

What's the impact among homeowners considering a remodel?

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