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2016 Remodeler of the Year

VUJOVICH DESIGN BUILD      TOP REMODELER 2016 – Vujovich Design Build has been named Remodeler of the Year by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) for 2016.  This most coveted of BATCs annual awards was presented at BATC’s Building Industry Gala (BIG) Night held on October 20, 2016, at the Mystic Lake Showroom in […]

The Remodeling Curve

Strap in, It’s going to be a crazy ride! I had the pleasure of seeing the Blue Man Group perform at the historic Orpheum Theatre a few years ago.  Upon arrival, everyone in our party was handed a clear, hooded rain poncho as well as a pair of earplugs.  At that moment, we all knew […]

Finding a Professional NARI Remodeling Firm

  Where should you turn when you’re looking to find a trusted, professional remodeling company to work on your home?  You could ask Siri or Google and be given a list of companies based on how well their company website is search engine optimized, but does that qualify them as a professional remodeler with integrity? […]

New Home Sprinkler Mandate Update

On July 28, 2014 Minnesota lawmakers passed requirements for fire sprinklers to be included in the construction of all new homes larger than 4,500 square feet, including unfinished basements. The effective date for this change will be January 24, 2015. Breaking News 12-29-2015 Dear BATC Member,  (Builders Association of the Twin Cities) This morning we […]

Land of 10,001 Lakes

Okay, so you weren’t thinking that the Land of 10,000 Lakes included one in your basement. But lo-and-behold, when you walk down your stairs, you find all your precious belongings floating around the room. I know it’s of no consolation, but you’re not the only one sporting an unwanted indoor water park. Here are some […]

Out with the Old, In with the New

The implementation of a temporary moratorium on new residential construction and larger additions in the 13th Ward of Minneapolis has brought attention to the growing challenges we face with urban “infill” housing.  With teardowns representing a growing number of projects in the Twin Cities, many agree that we need to explore ways to make sure […]