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Grand Opening of the Newly Remodeled Lambda Delta Phi Sorority House

  In September, we had the honor of attending the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Lambda Delta Phi sorority. Taking part in this event was a special moment for our team. Over the course of a year-and-a-half, Great Northern Builders had the pleasure of working with the ladies of Lambda Delta Phi to […]

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GNB Announced as Finalist for 2019 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics

Over the last ten years, Great Northern Builders has made it a point to build a strong business that our trade partners and clients are proud to be a part of. Our team strives to provide an exceptional experience from start to finish by completing every project with integrity and quality of service in mind. […]

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2019 Fall Remodelers Showcase

Whether you’re ready or not, fall is just around the corner. In addition to cooler weather, a change in seasons brings the 2019 Parade of Homes Fall Remodelers Showcase. While we aren’t quite ready for summer to end, we can’t wait to show off this exciting remodel in Woodbury, Minnesota! 2019 Fall Remodelers Showcase #63 […]

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Happy 10 Year Anniversary Great Northern Builders

Great Northern Builders was founded 10 years ago this August! To celebrate, we’ll be sharing stories, photos, and trips down memory lane all month long on our Facebook and Instagram accounts. But first, we’d like to say thank you to all of our clients and supporters who’ve kept us busy over the last decade; there […]

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5 Kitchen Remodeling Designs We Love

At Great Northern Builders, we love helping our clients breathe new life into their outdated kitchen by creating a beautiful and functional design. Over the years, we’ve had the privilege of working on many kitchen remodels. While we try not to play favorites, there are some kitchen remodeling designs we get excited about time and […]

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3 Things to Know About Great Northern Builder’s Exterior Remodeling Services

First impressions matter and when it comes to owning a home, it all starts with the exterior. Beyond excellent curb appeal, your home needs to be able to stand up to the harsh Midwest climate; from hot and humid summers to polar vortex winters and everything in between. If your home’s exterior isn’t up to […]

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3 Things to Know About Our Insurance Restoration Services

No homeowner wants to file an insurance claim. Doing so means your home has suffered interior or exterior damage, and sustained damage due to a fire, flood, storm, or other catastrophe. While unfortunate, these life-altering events can occur without warning. If and when they do, having a professional skilled in insurance restoration is key to […]

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2019 St. Louis Park Home Tour: A Peek Inside Our Featured Home

Did you hear the news? The 2019 St. Louis Park Home Tour is just a few weeks away! Great Northern Builders is excited to share one of our newly remodeled homes during this self-guided tour. Featuring a completely updated designed, this lower level is a must see!  2019 St. Louis Park Home Tour 3201 Colorado […]

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2019 Spring Parade of Homes

2019 SPRING PARADE OF HOMES REMODELERS SHOWCASE MARCH 29 TH – 31 ST , 2019 FROM 12:00-6:00 PM Remodel #27

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A Labor of Love: Welcome Baby Biljan to the Great Northern Builders Nursery!

A very special nursery remodel for a very special little one to the Great Northern Builders’ team. The Biljan Baby Nursery! Excited to share our latest special project. This renovation was very special to myself and everyone at Great Northern Builders. This was just a basic 13 ft x 13 ft room that was transformed into […]

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Determine If You Need Home Repairs

How do you determine if it’s time to put on a new roof, install new windows or add new siding? Consider these tips below: Age of roof: The quality of your roofing system can determine when it’s the right time is to add a new roof. Some roof systems will not last more than 10 […]

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Great Northern Builders: Biljan Baby Nursery Provides Woodland Feel with Nautical Elements

As the owner of a construction company, when I found out we were having our first child, I immediately began envisioning what type of nursery we would create.

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Great Northern Builders Renovates Dream Gym for Fitness Entrepreneurs

It’s not unfair or unreasonable to say the majority of us at one point or another have become bored of our mundane, predictable gym experience in an effort to stay healthy and fit. In an effort to offer fitness that is engaging and effective, entrepreneurs Robyn Widman, Brittany Widman, Drew Keller, Zach Zweig decided to […]

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Great Northern Builders Luxury Remodel of The Salon

Most people have grand visions for the business they would like to one day open, but few take the chance and really go for it. A little over one year ago, Jessica Johnson and her husband, Justin Johnson, decided to bring their dream of opening The Salon, a high end salon in Woodbury, Minnesota a […]

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GNB Cares: Rich Hennen Memorial & Golf Tournament Sponsor

Great Northern Builders cares about our community.  We proudly support our community members and local philanthropic events. Oh, did we mention we like making really cool things that people enjoy? We had a blast designing and creating these handcrafted wine racks to donate to the 4th Annual Rich Hennen Memorial Silent Auction.         […]

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GNB Cares: Rich Hennen Memorial & Golf Tournament Sponsor

Great Northern Builders cares about our community.  We proudly support our community members and local philanthropic events. Oh, did we mention we like making really cool things that people enjoy? We had a blast designing and creating these handcrafted wine racks to donate to the 4th Annual Rich Hennen Memorial Silent Auction.         […]

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Benefits of Remodeling and Renovating Your Home

Beyond just the personal joys of having an updated look and feel to your space, remodeling and renovations bring several other benefits to your home including a more functional and enjoyable use of your square footage, increased space, energy savings, increased property value and greater buyer interest when it comes time to sell. At Great […]

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GNB Cares: River Heights Chamber Ambassador Volunteer

We love getting involved with our community! Great Northern Builders is a proud member of the River Heights Chamber of Commerce. Our amazing staff member Natalie Velez is a Chamber Ambassador and enjoys welcoming new members to the community! Pictured below is a recent Ambassador’s visit with Patty’s First Aid! Every month, Natalie volunteers her […]

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Great Northern Builders Creates Hip Reclaimed Commercial Space for Award-Winning Retail Client  

Great Northern Builders, local leader in residential and commercial construction, restoration, remodels and insurance restoration work throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin, recently designed and built the award-winning Atmosfere retail space in the North Loop with 70% reclaimed materials including barn wood and adornments. “The owners of Atmosfere came to us because they liked our design style […]

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After the Storm: Importance of a Hail Damage Assessment

GREAT NORTHERN BUILDERS Hail Damage Often, hail damage cannot be seen from the ground, so it’s important to have your property inspected by a certified team of storm damage repair experts. If hail damage goes undetected, this can not only lead to future leaks and water damage, it can also shorten the warranty and service […]

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How To Choose a Window Contractor

How To Choose a Window Contractor When it comes time to choose Minnesota’s best window contractor, don’t get fooled by those commercials and advertisements promising low cost windows. Many of those companies advertise the cost of the window itself, but forget to mention the up-sells and additional costs of actually installing the windows. You won’t […]

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