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Move or Remodel

Some of our clients live in their “destination” homes and have no intent of moving until they are “carried out”. Others are in their first or second home and are not so sure if they want stay put or if they are thinking that a move might better fit their needs. When I meet with […]

Cherie Poissant on Designing 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: FLOOR PLAN It is important to listen to each client’s individual needs and their current challenges when designing their new space.   […]

The Murphy Method vs. Murphy’s Law

We pride ourselves on a process we call “The Murphy Method.” In many ways, it’s the opposite of the better known Murphy’s Law. With the Murphy Method, everything that can go right will. We didn’t develop the Murphy Method overnight. Over 30 years in the construction business, Murphy Bros. analyzed

Nellie’s New Home

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 look like when you combine a strong will and nearby support. Nellie lost her legs to diabetes years ago and much […]

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,





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