Meet the Team

Derek Sternhagen

Home Solutions Midwest

Title: Certified Master Installer

Hometown: Albert Lea, MN

Derek Sternhagen from Home Solutions Midwest

Derek has previous experience in home remodeling and building, holds a carpentry diploma, and is a Lead Safe Renovator and Certified Master Installer. He has been working at Home Solutions Midwest for over 11 years, where his day to day position includes loading trailers, driving, lead testing, greeting homeowners, and installing windows and doors. Derek enjoys working outside, the change of scenery that comes with his job, and satisfying homeowners by updating the look of their homes. In his spare time, Derek enjoys spending time with family, water skiing, fishing, hunting, and watching his boys play hockey.

Customer Reviews
About Me
  • By Tim And Angela J.
    Medford, MN

    Customer Review

    By Tim And Angela J.
    Medford, MN

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "Job well done" Read Full Testimonial

    Vincent M. of Austin, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              "Job well done and completed on time."
    Vincent M.
    Austin, MN
  • "I'm also very satisified."" Read Full Testimonial

    Judy C. of Austin, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              "Some of my neighbors had their windows replaced by Home Solutions and they were very satisified. They recommended Home Solutions to me, and I'm also very satisified."
    Judy C.
    Austin, MN
  • "he was excellent!!" Read Full Testimonial

    Bill & Linda N. of Austin, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              Would like to do the other windows in our living room, which we have gotten an estimate when you have another sale, maybe can do. But want the same installer, he was excellent!!
    Bill & Linda N.
    Austin, MN
  • "We love our seven new windows!" Read Full Testimonial

    Robert P. of Mason City, IA

    Customer Testimonial

              A printed, illustrated instruction sheet for flipping windows inward would be handy in adition to the tiny, awkward angle guide on the upper inside. We love our seven new windows!
    Robert P.
    Mason City, IA
  • "I was so impressed" Read Full Testimonial

    Ellen H. of Kenyon, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              Thank you, I was so impressed with the two putting in the windows. I can feel such a difference.
    Ellen H.
    Kenyon, MN
  • "Excellent job all the way around. Thank You!" Read Full Testimonial

    Erica and Loren M. of Albert Lea, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              Excellent job all the way around. Thank You!
    Erica and Loren M.
    Albert Lea, MN
  • "Derek was very neat, clean, and professional." Read Full Testimonial

    Lloyd K. of Albert Lea, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              Derek was very neat, clean, and professional.
    Lloyd K.
    Albert Lea, MN
  • "Very Satisfied" Read Full Testimonial

    Randy F. of Albert Lea, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              "Very satisfied with completed project and use of quality materials. Thank You!"
    Randy F.
    Albert Lea, MN
  • "Highly recommend Home Solutions Midwest for anyone!" Read Full Testimonial

    Timothy D. of Albert Lea, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              No mess, clean up was great. Installer was very curtious. Picking out windows to installation was very easy. I would highly recommend HSM for windows to anyone.
    Timothy D.
    Albert Lea, MN
  • "Very professional and very competent!" Read Full Testimonial

    Stan and Hope S. of Stanton, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              All of the people we delt with were very profesional & very competent. Your installer was one of the best! He was a perfectionist about how window fit. What a breath of fresh air. As a company, I hope that you are proud. You have this group of people as they truly show how good a comany you are. Good employees make a company.
    Stan and Hope S.
    Stanton, MN
Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Provia Entry Door Replacement in Austin, MN
    Before
    Provia Entry Door Replacement in Austin, MN
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    Provia Entry Door Replacement in Austin, MN

    This home had its outdated front door replaced with a new Provia Entry Door. If you want to improve the look of your home by installing a new door, call Home Solutions Midwest for an estimate today!

  • Corner Window Replacement in Austin, MN
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    Corner Window Replacement in Austin, MN
    After

    Corner Window Replacement in Austin, MN

    This unique window system was fully replaced. Now the setting has a subtle decorative look that is far more appealing.

  • Window Replacement in Austin
    Before
    Window Replacement in Austin
    After

    Window Replacement in Austin

    This Austin home was in need of new windows so our team got right to work. The owner chose Renewal by Andersen for their replacement windows and the results are fantastic. 

  • Bay Window Replacement in Clear Lake, IA
    Before
    Bay Window Replacement in Clear Lake, IA
    After

    Bay Window Replacement in Clear Lake, IA

    This home had its common looking bay window replaced with on that truly catches the eye. If you want to add your own personal style to your house, call for an estimate today!

  • Deck Doors Replaced with Windows in Hollandale
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    Deck Doors Replaced with Windows in Hollandale
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    Deck Doors Replaced with Windows in Hollandale

    This homeowner didn't want to deal with the hassle of having drafty double doors. We installed a full-sized window instead!

  • Window Replacement in Albert Lea, MN
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    Window Replacement in Albert Lea, MN
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    Window Replacement in Albert Lea, MN

    This home had its old windows taken out and a whole new style of window installed. The look of the home has completely changed the homeowners couldn't be happier!

  • Provia Patio Door
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    Provia Patio Door
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    Provia Patio Door

    New Provia Patio Door Installed in Forest City, Iowa.

  • Provia Entry Door Install in Northfield, MN
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    Provia Entry Door Install in Northfield, MN
    After

    Provia Entry Door Install in Northfield, MN

    New Provia Entry Door installed in Northfield, MN.

  • Window Replacement in Faribault, MN
    Before
    Window Replacement in Faribault, MN
    After

    Window Replacement in Faribault, MN

    This home had new their old four-panel windows swapped out for three. This gives a better, uninterrupted view. 

  • Renewal By Andersen Windows Installed in Faribault
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    Renewal By Andersen Windows Installed in Faribault
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    Renewal By Andersen Windows Installed in Faribault

    This home looks completely different with the new windows installed! If you want to freshen up the appearance of your home, call Home Solutions Midwest for an estimate today!

  • Renewal By Andersen Windows Project
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    Renewal By Andersen Windows Project
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    Renewal By Andersen Windows Project

    Window replacement project

  • Front Facing Residential Window Replacement in New Richland
    Before
    Front Facing Residential Window Replacement in New Richland
    After

    Front Facing Residential Window Replacement in New Richland

    This home had it's old drafty windows replaced with high-quality windows from Renewal By Anderson. If you want to improve the look and comfort of your home, call for an estimate today!

our service area

We serve the following areas

IowaMinnesota Our Locations:

Home Solutions Midwest
603 S 1st Ave
Albert Lea, MN 56007
1-507-216-0919
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