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5 Exterior Updates That Add Value to Your Home

Another beautiful summer is here, bringing many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and fresh Minnesota air. Crossing exterior home improvement projects off your to-do list will only make that time outside sweeter! While making exterior updates to your home may not be the most exciting home remodeling project, it has many benefits. […]

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Five Reasons to Remodel Vs. Move

It’s no secret that the housing market is crazier than ever. If you’ve been feeling dissatisfied with your home, you might be asking, “should we remodel or move – is it a good time to work on our home?” Today, we’re weighing the benefits of remodeling vs. moving. As material shortages, labor demands, and rising […]

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Remodeling Inspiration: Spaces Built for Entertaining

  When it comes to remodeling motivation, many of our clients want to create improved spaces for entertaining. Hosting is how we share our homes with the people we love, of course, people want to do it with greater joy and ease. Many current remodeling and design trends revolve around hosting. From open kitchens and […]

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2022 Spring Remodelers Showcase Preview

We’re officially heading into spring, which means it’s almost time for one of our favorite events of the year: the Spring Remodelers Showcase. We can’t wait to share these two incredible remodels with you in just a few short weeks. Scroll below for all the details! 2022 Spring Remodelers ShowcaseOpen three days only: April 8-10, […]

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Beautiful Transitional Home Renovation

These lovely clients were recently ready to remodel their elegant traditional home from the inside out, and it was our pleasure to help them! This beautiful project is filled with countless design details, from timeless unique finishes to playful light fixtures to modern organization solutions. A few of our favorite features from this stunning home […]

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Timeless Bathroom Refresh

Our team recently had the pleasure of helping this homeowner makeover their bathroom with a fresh new design! While this remodel features a neutral color palette, it’s certainly not boring! A custom stained vanity topped with a round mirror and a gorgeous quartz counter adds texture and movement to the space without being overpowering. A […]

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Our 2021 Year in Review

As 2021 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on some of our favorite moments and milestones of the year. Our team is grateful to report that it was another busy year filled with many exciting projects! Before we celebrate the holidays and jump into all that 2022 will bring, we want to stop and say […]

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GNB Wins 3 NARI CotY Awards

We recently shared that Great Northern Builders took home Housing First Minnesota’s 2021 Remodeler of Merit Award (ROMA) for Kitchen Remodel under $65,000. Now, we have more exciting news! Great Northern Builders has also been won three Contractor of the Year (CotY) awards from NARI-MN! Each year, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) presents […]

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GNB Wins 2021 ROMA Award

Have you heard the big news? Great Northern Builders recently attended Housing First Minnesota’s BIG Night and took home the 2021 Remodeler of Merit Award (ROMA) for Kitchen Remodel under $65,000! Housing First Minnesota has been presenting this prestigious award to remodelers since 1982. The ROMA award recognizes creativity, design, and the ability to meet the client’s […]

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Fall Remodelers Showcase: Thanks for Visiting!

Thanks to everyone who stopped out to visit our team during the Fall Remodelers Showcase – we loved chatting with friends old and new!   Built in the late 1980s, the main level of this Woodbury home was due for an update; we refreshed the bathroom, great room, and parts of the kitchen. Our crew worked to seamlessly […]

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2021 Fall Remodelers Showcase: Woodbury Main Level

September is here, which means one thing to our team: the Fall Remodelers Showcase is just around the corner! We look forward to sharing this project with you in just a few short weeks! Fall Remodelers ShowcaseEntry R20 – 1814 Interlachen Alcove, WoodburyOpen three days only: October 1-3, from 12-6 PM Originally built in the […]

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Celebrating 12 Years in Business!

The GNB team is humbled and proud to celebrate 12 years in business this month! Each time we pass a significant company milestone, we cannot help but reflect on how fortunate we are to do this work we love every day. Did you know GNB’s founder, Chris, was raised in the building and construction industry? […]

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Remodeling Vs. Building: What are the Benefits?

Our homes worked hard for us this past year. During the height of the pandemic, most of us were doing everything from schooling to working to playing to exercising at home. It’s no wonder so many homeowners are interested in remodeling after spending all that time cooped up inside! As the costs of building, material […]

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Stunning Main Level Update

Our team recently completed this beautiful main level update, and we cannot get enough of the lovely results! The space is filled with thoughtful design details throughout. From the soft white tones to the warm wood textures to the accent lights to the cozy built-in seating to the spacious walk-in pantry to the classic built-in […]

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Bright Transitional Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling remains popular as ever this spring, which means our team has been hard at work completing projects for our clients! We recently finished this bright transitional kitchen. It’s so fun to collaborate with clients who make distinctive design choices, and this kitchen is absolutely unique. The room strikes a delicate balance between classic elements […]

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Spring Remodelers Showcase Recap + Full Photos

Thank you to each of you who stopped out to visit us during the Spring Remodelers Showcase! We loved sharing this stunning lower-level remodel. The Showcase may be finished, but we still want to shine a spotlight on this Lakeville home! We thought it would be fun to share a few of our favorite elements from […]

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2021 Spring Remodelers Showcase: Lakeville Lower Level

The snow is melting, and warm temps have arrived in the Twin Cities, which means it’s almost time for the Parade of Homes Spring Remodelers Showcase. We are so excited to share this fun project with you at the end of the month! Spring Remodelers ShowcaseEntry R4 – 16768 Falkirk Trail, LakevilleOpen three days only: […]

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Form Meets Function: Our Four Favorite Bathroom Trends

Our most successful client bathroom remodels are often a mix of good organization, fun trends, and smart design. Unlike some rooms, your bathroom gets used every single day. This busy space needs not just to be beautiful but practical too! We love creating bathroom designs that are equally efficient and interesting and have remodeled countless […]

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5 Home Remodeling Trends to Watch for in 2021

After a challenging year, it’s safe to say we’re all happy to say goodbye to 2020. While we may only be a few weeks into the brand-new year, our team has already started to see some new home remodeling trends emerge for 2021. With that in mind, we wanted to share some of the trends […]

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2020: A Look Back at Our Year

  As we enter the holiday season and the year begins to draw to a close, we can’t help but reflect on some of our favorite memories and milestones of 2020. While the COVID-19 pandemic certainly made for a challenging year, we are grateful for the projects we completed, the wonderful clients we worked with, […]

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GNB Wins Three 2020 ROMA Awards!

We have exciting news to share! Our GNB team was honored to receive three 2020 ROMA Awards for a Lower Level recently: Under $125,000, a Residential Exterior, and a Whole House: $800,000 & Over. Housing First Minnesota has been presenting the ROMA Award to remodelers since 1982. This prestigious award is meant to recognize creativity, […]

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