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Move or Remodel?

To move or not to move—that is the question. The answer?

Of all the decisions in a remodel project perhaps the toughest one of all is whether to invest in your current property or look for greener pastures somewhere else.


Award-Winning Designer Cherie Poissant on Entertaining Kitchens

With the shift to more indoor activities and planning holiday gatherings, we asked Murphy Bros. designer Cherie Poissant what she considers when designing kitchens for clients who love to entertain. Here's what she said: Cherie Poissant FLOOR PLAN It is


Nellie's New Home

A perfect example of a CAP remodel

Nellie Fischbach and owner John Murphy At nearly 93, Nellie Fischbach didn't take the easy road to her new Murphy Bros. home. Yet the long-time Brooklyn Park resident's journey serves as a poignant reminder of what independent senior living can l


Why is the "Cheap Guy" the cheap guy?

A chronic theme that I encounter in the building industry is stories from people who repeat the usual list of complaints about the guy who built or remodeled their home.  They will complain about the shoddy workmanship, the lack of communication, the chea



We've been featured on Houzz!

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The Brilliance of Design/Build

Design/Build VS Design-Bid-Build The Design/Build process has gained great acceptance in residential construction over the last few decades. This method emerged in the 1970's as an alternative to Design-bid-build and now is used in a significant par


Complimentary Home Show Tickets

Murphy Bros. Designers & Remodelers will be the the Minneapolis Home Building and Remodeling Expo. If you are thinking about updating your home, or interested in seeing the latest home improvment trends, prodcuts, and services, this is a can't mis event.


Mbros. Fall Newsletter

Just published, Murphy Bros. Fall Newsletter. Check out our featured kitchen, a Minneapolis condo remodel, and a less than conventional chili recipe.


Home Show this weekend

Print off the free ticket below and come visit Murphy Bros. and the Minneapolis Home Building & Remodeling Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D.  Murphy Bros. will be exhibiting at booth 403.  Show dates and time are below.  Click on


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