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Gonyea Custom Home Spotlight

Welcome back to the MR Timbers blog! Every now and then, we like to show off some of the great homes that have used our reclaimed wood in their construction. Today we'll look at a Gonyea Custom Home in Shorewood, Minnesota that we were fortunate enough to be a part of! The home turned out [...]

2019-09-19T15:43:39-06:00

Tips For Choosing Your Kitchen Cabinets and Flooring

One of the most difficult parts of any remodel or home build is figuring out the color combination to go with between your cabinets and your flooring in your kitchen. While yes, there are plenty of different styles and colors you can go with that all look great, you still want to make sure you [...]

2019-08-02T12:47:16-06:00

MR Timbers Featured Project Series – Reclaimed Wood Bunkhouse

In this installment of our MR Timbers Featured Project Series, we're highlighting this unique Bunkhouse project courtesy of the talented people over at Mark D. Williams Custom Homes. They're an award-winning, third-generation family operation in the Twin Cities with over 40 years of experience under their belt. Despite being in the business of custom homes [...]

2019-08-02T13:06:55-06:00

Featured on Houzz: When to Pick Kitchen Fixtures and Finishes

Manomin was featured on Houzz. Check out the feature highlighting matching floor stain and cabinets: "Matching the floor stain color is one of the most challenging phases of a project. If you’ve got original floors and plan to refinish just the kitchen — or are laying new wood floors to match the old for continuity [...]

2019-08-15T13:22:31-06:00

Minnesota Builder to Know: Rehkamp Larson

We'll preface this by saying Rehkamp Larson is an architecture firm, but they do such great work we had to share. The talented and creative minds at Rehkamp Larson have helped bring to life all sorts of homes. What is perhaps most impressive about there work is the fact that none of the houses they [...]

2019-08-14T16:45:16-06:00

Local Builders Association Spotlight: AWC

In today's Local Builders Association Spotlight, we're highlighting an awesome organization that has been helping to progress the construction industry for over 20 years. There used to be a widespread (and false) perception that contract work and construction was strictly a man's job. Well, thanks in part to awesome organizations like the Association of Women [...]

2019-08-13T09:05:44-06:00

Minnesota Builder to Know: Sustainable 9

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Those are three "R"s we are all so familiar with by now, as it was repeated by our elementary school teachers whenever Earth Day was near. Unfortunately, while we are all aware of the importance of being conscious of our impact on the environment, few actually walk the talk. Today, for our [...]

2019-07-08T13:03:43-06:00