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5 Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle this Fall

The hazy days of summer have come and gone, which means one thing—it’s time to look ahead to fall! Every homeowner should have a seasonal maintenance checklist, that way once the weather starts changing you know exactly what projects need to be tackled. If to-do lists aren’t your strong suit then give the one below a try; it’s a great jumping-off point for getting your home ready for winter hibernation!…

5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Is your home’s curb appeal looking a little lackluster these days? Summer is the perfect time to change that! There are plenty of simple, quick fixes you can do to increase your home’s curb appeal. To help you get started, we’ve put together a quick list of ways you can spruce up your home’s exterior. Check them out below! Paint Your Front Door Try adding a fresh coat of paint,…

5 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Next Remodeling Project

You’ve waited, saved, researched and it’s finally time; You’re actually ready to begin your dream home project! Whether it’s an updated kitchen, spa-style master bath, or lower level bar suited for entertaining, one thing remains true: you want your long-awaited remodel to be a success. The last thing anyone wants after investing their resources in a big home project is to end up disappointed, after all, you’re the one who…

Real Estate + Remodeling Assistance – We Do Both!

At Andrus Built, we have over 20 years of experience building and remodeling homes in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Our team believes designing a home should be a fun and exciting process for everyone involved, which is why we work closely with our clients to create designs they’re sure to love for years to come. When you choose Andrus Built, you get: Experienced management – Every project is closely monitored by owner,…

5 Tips for Remodeling Your Commercial Space

Contemplating remodeling your commercial space in 2019? If so, then we imagine you’re asking yourself a lot of exciting but also daunting questions. Things like, what designs and styles will age well with my business? How do I improve the flow of my company’s space? What building permits and plans will I need to get approved? Or how do I make my clients feel even more welcomed in my office?…

Warm Wishes: Reflecting on 2018

The year is coming to a close, and as we say goodbye to 2018, we can’t help but feel grateful for everything it brought us. We want to say thank you to every client who chose to work with us this past year. From commercial remodels to full home transformations to kitchen and bathroom updates, we’ve loved meeting and collaborating with you all! We wish all of you the happiest holiday…

Project Feature: Lakeland Minnesota Whole House Remodel

This fall, we had the immense pleasure of helping this family transform their entire Lakeland Minnesota home. We loved working on this project – there’s nothing like taking on a good challenge! Our team made significant changes from top to bottom. Throughout this home we completed: The spacious back addition Relocating and remodeling the entire kitchen Adding a new bathroom, bedroom, and office area Tearing down walls to open up…

Start Planning Your 2019 Home Remodel Now

Are you thinking about updating your home in the coming year? If a 2019 remodel is on your wish list, then now is the time to start making plans. Remodeling takes a considerable amount of research, preparation, and decisionmaking, so there’s no time like the present to get the ball rolling! Wondering, “so, where do I begin – what do I need to know?” Have no fear! Below, we’ve pulled…

Lower Level Remodeling: Our 5 Favorite Ideas

Are you utilizing your lower level space? Does it currently function as disorganized storage or wasted square footage? Basement remodeling can be a tricky balance between making practical and playful choices. Do you want a party-friendly rec room or unlimited storage space? With an experienced contractor by your side, your project budget and imagination are the only limits! Feeling stumped about what the right remodeling plan is for your unfinished or…

A Host’s Kitchen: Our 5 Favorite Elements

Is your kitchen feeling past its prime, crowded, or dated? There are few greater deterrents to hosting family and friends than having a kitchen that doesn’t suit you. Kitchens have become a gathering place in modern homes. They’re the heart and soul of family dinners, elegant cocktail hours, holiday meals, birthday parties, wedding and baby showers, weekend pancakes, and afternoon football games. So, what design elements can take a kitchen…