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Basement Gym Ideas and Considerations

Achieving your fitness goals doesn’t have to involve leaving the comfort of your home. With a well-equipped home gym, you can break a sweat and challenge yourself at your own pace.  An overlooked and often underutilized space for family entertainment… Read more »

Oct 13, 2023

Basement Remodel

Bluestem Featured in The Best Home Remodelers in Minnesota Article!

Bluestem was listed as one of the The Best Home Remodelers in Minnesota by Home Builders Digest.  “Minnesota, which has a population of about 5.71 million, is well-known for the quality of life it provides. The Twin Cities and the… Read more »

Oct 10, 2023


Bluestem Featured in Kitchen & Bath Design News

“The recipients of the Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence for 2023 were recently disclosed, including 30 winning projects in the Kitchen and Bath categories. Awards were presented in each of four geographic regions of the U.S. – including the Midwest,… Read more »

Oct 06, 2023


Bluestem Named In Qualified Remodeler’s 2023 TOP 500 List!

Minneapolis, MN (August 11, 2023) – Qualified Remodeler, a leading publication serving remodelers and home improvement companies in the U.S., has ranked Bluestem Remodeling as the No. 433 on its 45th annual TOP 500 remodelers of 2023. Since 1978, the… Read more »

Aug 10, 2023


Porch Installation: What You Need to Know

Looking to extend your home’s living space beyond its four walls? An outdoor porch might be the perfect addition. It provides an ideal gathering hub for entertaining friends or simply relaxing with a good book and a glass of wine. A… Read more »

Jun 07, 2023

Home Additions

Real Life Remodeling vs. Home Renovation TV Shows

Home remodeling TV shows are entertaining and can be a great source of inspiration. However, they fail to depict real life remodeling stories. Because we live in a world of instant gratification, it’s not too surprising that seeing an outdated… Read more »

May 05, 2023

Design Tips

Bluestem named in “Best Construction Companies in St. Paul, Minnesota” list!

Bluestem was named a Best Construction Company in St. Paul, Minnesota by General Contractors Magazine. “St. Paul, Minnesota, is a city rich in history and natural beauty, located in the heart of the Midwest. Known for its beautiful parks and… Read more »

Apr 28, 2023


Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour, April 29 & 30 – Save the date!

Do you enjoy looking at remodeled homes to help inspire you and to learn about remodeling possibilities? If so, we recommend taking advantage of the upcoming Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour! This is a great event, free to attend,… Read more »

Apr 03, 2023


Types of Kitchen Islands: Which One Is Right for Your Remodel?

Whether you want to add more counter space and storage or create a master chef area for all your culinary concoctions, a kitchen island may have crossed your mind. But with so many styles available, how do you choose the… Read more »

Mar 31, 2023

Kitchen Remodel

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