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5 Tips for a Winter-Ready Home

Another Minnesota winter is here, and if you’re anything like us, you have plans to stay warm and cozy. But before you can curl up by the fire, it’s time to get some winter weatherproofing tasks out of the way. Taking the time to winterize your home ensures it stays protected from the cold, wind, snow, and ice all winter long. Not sure where to direct your attention? No problem!…

Project Feature: New Construction Townhome in North St. Paul, MN

The Andrus Built team has been busy, and today we’re eager to share the details of a very exciting project! We recently completed the first of 18 townhomes we’re building in North St. Paul, Minnesota. With an open concept floor plan and a bright and inviting interior, these new construction townhomes have a little something for everyone! The spacious kitchen features a trendy two-tone design with a large kitchen island…

5 Tips For Choosing Light Fixtures for Your Remodel

Lighting is one of the most important features of any home. Choosing light fixtures for your remodel may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! Keep reading for five tips to help you pick the best light fixtures for your newly remodeled space. Understand Different Types of Lighting Before you start choosing light fixtures for your remodel, take some time to get familiar with the three…

5 Expert Tips to Plan a Successful Whole House Renovation

Does your home feel cramped, shabby, or outdated? A whole house renovation might just be the perfect solution! Remodeling your entire home provides an opportunity to address any problem areas, refresh the design, and make key areas more functional. But, where do you start? Keep reading for five tips to plan a successful whole house renovation! Have a Clear Vision A whole house renovation is not a small project, but it’s…

8 Spring Home Maintenance Tips to Get Ready for Summer

Spring is on its way, and if you’re anything like us, you’re happy to see the end of those blustery Midwest winter winds! Now that the weather has taken a turn for the better, it’s time to use it to your advantage and ensure your home is in tip-top shape for the coming summer months. Scroll below for eight spring home maintenance tips to add to your to-do list! Inspect…

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…