News, Events and Remodeling Tips.

Remodels to Complete Before Selling Your Twin Cities Home

The Twin Cities real estate market remains tumultuous. If you’re considering selling your property, which remodels should you invest in for the highest ROI?  Timothy Ferraro-Hauck, Bluestem’s owner and CEO, and Ed Schaefer, a Realtor with RE/MAX Results since 2003,… Read more »

Mar 03, 2023

Twin Cities Living

Bluestem wins “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Service!

Bluestem Awarded Best of Houzz 2023 The annual people’s choice award recognizes professionals among the Houzz community who stand out in both talent and customer service. [Minneapolis, MN], February 15, 2023 – Bluestem Remodeling of St. Louis Park , MN has… Read more »

Feb 21, 2023


3 Ways to Achieve Balance in Your Home Design: Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Radial

There are many elements of home design that could go unnoticed yet make a big difference to the overall effect of the space. Thoughtful attention to balance can make a room feel comfortable. Ignoring the principles of balance can make… Read more »

Feb 17, 2023

Design Tips

Bluestem Remodeling Named 2023 NARI Regional CotY Winner!

Bluestem Wins Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 Category St. Louis Park, MN — The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named Bluestem Remodeling in St. Louis, MN 2023 Region 3 North Central winner in the Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 category… Read more »

Feb 07, 2023


Bluestem named in “Best Design Build Firms in Minneapolis” List!

Bluestem was named a top Design Build firm in Minneapolis by General Contractors Magazine. “Minneapolis, Minnesota forms the “Twin Cities” alongside St. Paul, the state capital. It is known for its beautiful parks and lakes and is divided by the… Read more »

Feb 06, 2023

Press & Features

Can You Avoid Remodeling Decision Fatigue?

For many, a home remodeling project is one of the most significant things you’ll ever do. When looking at common life stressors: getting married, having kids, and buying a home, a major disruption to your home – like remodeling –… Read more »

Jan 26, 2023

Design Tips

Why You Need a Mudroom in Minneapolis

Coming and going from the house is often a messy process, especially here in Minnesota. There are all kinds of things you have to bring with you and that invariably come into the house with you—wet boots, grit, salt.  Some… Read more »

Jan 03, 2023

Thoughts and Musings

Should I Get a Doorless Walk-In Shower?

A doorless shower is a beautiful way to add luxury to your home and daily routine. To help you imagine this layout in your own home, Emma Fritz, one of Bluestem Remodeling’s designers and an interior design specialist, discusses ideas… Read more »

Nov 29, 2022


Bluestem’s Tips for Creating a Wellness Room

Today, many people are turning inward for rejuvenation and actively seeking out ways to take a break from the everyday stresses of life. Wellness spaces, as are often talked about, don’t have to be elsewhere – you can create a… Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Design Tips

Bluestem Remodeling Named NARI-MN 2022 CotY Winner!

Bluestem Wins Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 Category St. Louis Park, MN — The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI of MN) named Bluestem Remodeling in St. Louis Park, MN in the Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 category of its annual… Read more »

Nov 18, 2022