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Transform Your Home, Transform Your Life

Mantis is an award-winning design-build company specializing in home remodeling and building in the Twin Cities area. We help people bring their dreams to life by offering services that are efficient, affordable, trustworthy, and original.

“It’s so gratifying to watch someone’s quality of life improve when things are designed well, flow well, and function well. Good design elevates us and adds joy to our daily lives.”

– Paul Linnebach, Owner

How It Works

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Why do people love working with us again and again?

We really care. That’s what our clients keep saying about us: we care about your home and we care about being good stewards of your resources.  We listen well, we pay attention to details, and we follow through on our word. (Oh, and we also do top-notch design work at an affordable price.)

Tim Duffy

We have worked with Paul on a number of projects and he continues to exceed expectations with incredible creativity and the highest craftsmanship. Award winning, great to work with and responsible until the end.

– Tim D.
Minneapolis, MN

Leonardo D’Anconia

Carefully guiding me through each step of the process, things flowed like a hot knife through butter. What with Paul’s professionalism and his unparalleled attention to detail, he made the project a breeze and I couldn’t be happier. I am so thankful to have linked up with Paul and his company. He has earned a strong relationship from me, and at the same time, I myself gained a fun and memorable experience I can look back and smile on. 

– Leonardo D.
Bryn Mawr, MN

Lea Holmes

Truly inspired, full of life, and like nothing else out there.

– Lea H.
Minneapolis, MN

David Templeton

I was thoroughly pleased with the superior design and craftsmanship of your project for me. It really ‘made’ my country ranch home. Your work added eye-pleasing comfort and value to my home.

– David T.
Minneapolis, MN

Michele Holzwarth

We had a wonderful experience with Paul. As a woman, I want people I can trust in my home. We had a lot of workmen coming through to work on our project, and they were all completely professional. I always say to people, “When you get a good contractor, hold on to him for all your projects!  They’re hard to come by.” 

– Michele H.
Saint Paul, MN

Brian Lieske

Paul is a great designer: very professional, very communicative, and he delivers great work. He always came to us with good options. He was the proper amount of guidance that we needed for doing a major project—especially because we hadn’t done one before.

– Brian L.
Minneapolis, MN

Paula Barkmeier

The work that Mantis does—the precision and integrity—is amazing. I fully trusted Paul and his team, and I felt so taken care of.  That’s especially important to me as a single mom. There are a lot of decisions to make in remodeling, and it can be overwhelming. But Paul helped me through it and made things easier. His work is very honest and grounded.

– Paula B.
Bryn Mawr, MN

April Batcheller

Paul and his team are fantastic. He’s really receptive to our ideas and helpful in guiding us. He always helps us understand how our ideas will work and what to consider, and he’s extremely conscientious about helping us make good decisions for our home. 

– April B.
Lake of the Isles, MN

Kevin Thomson

In the end, you’ll look back and say it was the best decision you could have made as you enjoy the space that’s been created for you.

– Kevin T.
Bryn Mawr, MN

Susan Ellingstad

Paul was responsive and considerate, and ensured that the work was the highest quality and done to our satisfaction.  He’s very creative and professional, and I loved how personally involved he was in each aspect of our project.

– Susan E.
Minneapolis, MN

Donna Duffy

Once again, we are absolutely pleased with our experience. Paul’s dedication to excellence, his creativity in the design process, and his attention to detail were incredible.

– Donna D.
Deephaven, MN

Jodi Ryan

I wouldn’t hesitate to work with Paul again on a project.  He’s tremendously good at what he does, and I trust him and his work completely.  He listens well, and the creativity that he brings to the process is so important.  I’m fortunate to call him a friend after this process!

– Jodi R.
Lowry Hill, MN

Shelly Itman

We felt very cared for and couldn’t be happier with the experience and the end results. So glad we went with Mantis!

– Shelly I.
East Isles, MN

Leila Erlandson

I appreciated Paul’s steadfast attention to detail. The result is a beautiful space that’s won countless awards.

– Leila E.
Bryn Mawr, MN

Maria Templeton

Working with Paul was a pleasure. His willingness to integrate our vision with his ideas and design expertise gave us exactly what we wanted.

– Maria T.
Sun Prairie, WI

Tim Duffy

The care and attention to detail, from design to communication to craftsmanship, have made our remodeling experience truly memorable.

– Tim D.
Edina, MN

Virginia Read

I was impressed with this company, from their knowledge of what it took to get the project done, excellent timing, professional work, and staying within budget—all while being incredibly kind throughout.

– Virginia R.
Bryn Mawr, MN

Recognition

Contractor of the Year

National Association of the Remodeling Industry

2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Chrysalis Award

2010, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2020

Master Design Award

2010, 2012, 2016, 2017

Best of Houzz

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

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