Bluestem Remodeling

Bluestem Remodeling is a full-service design and build residential remodeling company focused on creating great homeowner experiences in getting new kitchens, basements, additions, luxury baths and whole house refreshes.

The 15-employee team has been in business for 22 years and operates out of their office in St. Louis Park.

Average project cost: $175,000

Average project timeline: 14-20 weeks

Why do your customers select you over competitors? What makes you unique? 

Customers looking for complete communication, a collaborative design process and a super organized building process value working with us.

What is your biggest/greatest piece of advice for a homeowner embarking on a new project?

Be open to a mind shift about your home’s design. Know that it will cost more than you think it would, and be aware that lead times for professionals have greatly increased over the last year.

What are some tips for clients hoping to save money on a project? 

Define your goal. Prioritize. Be honest with your remodeler. Be ready to make decisions and stick to them.

In the last year, have you completed a project for a client you met at the West Metro Home Remodeling Fair? 

Yes, we completed design and are about to begin construction on a basement remodel.

What is the strangest/most unique client request you have received?

We recently created a fun under-the-stairs dog/kid play area as part of a basement remodel.

What are some home trends you are seeing/predicting for 2022?

  1. People are in their homes more than ever, as well as working from home.
  2. People are rediscovering what it means to live in their homes and want it to be great.
  3. People are investing in their homes more than they ever have.

Is there anything else you think folks should know about your company/organization?

We have won over 20 Contractor of the Year Awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry for outstanding design, both regional and national.
We have won Best of Houzz for outstanding customer service multiple years in a row and won the GuildQuality/NARI-MN Excellence in Service Award in both 2020 and 2021. Last year we won the 2021 Guildmaster Award for Exceptional Customer Service and were named a Qualified Remodeler 2021 Top 100 Customer Satisfaction Leader and a Qualified Remodeler 2021 Top 500 US remodeling firm.

We are passionate about helping homeowners live better by remodeling their homes.