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Home Design Trends for 2022

As the new year gets underway, we thought it would be the perfect time to highlight some of the latest home design trends we expect to see in 2022. While design is constantly evolving, it’s always a good idea to know what’s trending, especially if you have plans to build or remodel soon. Scroll below to see some of our favorites! Homework Spaces It’s safe to say the last few…

5 Tips for Hosting the Holidays

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash The holiday season is fast approaching, and before you know it, we’ll be saying goodbye to 2021. As the year draws to a close, we cannot help but reflect on the many things we have to be grateful for. Our team has always loved meeting and collaborating with our clients. From commercial remodels and full home transformations to kitchen and bathroom updates, getting to…

4 Expert Tips to Help You Plan a New Home Addition

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Have you outgrown your space? If your home no longer feels like it fits your needs, it may be time to consider a new home addition or renovation. However, as you prepare for an upcoming home improvement project, there are some important things to consider before you get started. Keep reading for our tips on planning for a new home addition or remodeling project! Clarify Your Property Lines…

5 Important Reasons Your Home Needs Great Curb Appeal

Curb appeal gets brought up a lot when people talk about home improvement but do you ever wonder, does it really matter that much? Sure, a lot of home trends and design debates are a lot of hype. However, we hesitate to say the same for curb appeal; it really does make a difference. So, why is it worthwhile to invest in your home’s exterior? Continue reading below for the…

5 Home Exterior Projects to Tackle This Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and we’re eager for the beautiful weather coming our way. We’re already looking forward to BBQs, bonfires, and backyard fun. However, before we can enjoy the spoils of summer, there are some home exterior projects we’re itching to cross off our to-do list. Home maintenance tasks may not be the most fun way to pass the time, but they’re a must to keep your…

How to Design the Basement Bar of Your Dreams

At Andrus Built, one of our favorite areas to help clients reimagine is the basement. Unlike the main level, all bets are off downstairs! Basement spaces are open to interpretation. We’ve seen it all — media rooms, exercise studios, craft areas, game rooms, playrooms, and of course, built-in bars. Each type of space is fun to bring to life, but today we’re singling out the basement bar. A time-honored tradition,…

Project Feature: Oakdale Whole House Remodel

As we kick off a new year, we’re excited to share a fun project we recently completed in Oakdale, Minnesota. From the refreshed exterior to the modern and clean kitchen to the cool and classic bathrooms, every space in this home was updated with care. It’s one of our greatest pleasures to help our clients breathe new life into their space and fall in love with their homes again. Scroll…

A Kitchen Designed With Holiday Baking in Mind

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, and Christmas is following quickly behind it! Celebrating the holidays means gathering with family for treasured traditions, none of which are more well-loved than baking together. If you’re a master baker known for your festive treats but feel limited by a lackluster kitchen, it might be time to consider a remodel. You can make lots of big and small changes to equip your…

A Host’s Kitchen: Our 5 Favorite Elements

Kitchens have become a gathering place in modern homes. After all, they’re the heart and soul of family dinners, elegant cocktail hours, holiday meals, birthday parties, wedding and baby showers, weekend pancakes, and the snack spread during afternoon football games. When it comes to hosting family and friends, there are few greater deterrents than having a kitchen the feels past its prime, crowded, or simply outdated. Wondering to yourself what…

Designing a Deck with Creativity in Mind

Independence Day has passed, and it’s safe to say we’re hitting the peak of summer. During these next few months, Minnesotans will be taking full advantage of the beautiful warm weather. Is there a better way to enjoy the gorgeous days to come than on the deck? While there’s no one-size-fits-all design for decks or porches, there are plenty of ways to create a unique and practical outdoor space. Use…