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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 Because we live in a world of instant gratification, it’s not too surprising that seeing an outdated… Read more »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

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 often go unnoticed, yet have an enormous impact on the overall feel of a space.  Often, it all comes down to how well the room’s design achieves balance. Thoughtful attention to balance… 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