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Planning For Your Home Addition

Have you outgrown your space?  If your home no longer feels like it fits your needs, it may be time to consider a home renovation or addition.  We love taking an existing space and renovating it to perfectly meet the requirements of the homeowners who live there.  However, as you prepare for your home improvement project, there are some important considerations before you can get started.  Check out our preparation…

Andrus Built Home Exterior Renovation

With summer weather here we are excited to be outdoors and working on home exteriors! We recently had the opportunity to install new siding on the home and garage of a 1978 home. The homeowner, Jim, asked us to replace their deteriorating siding and help them to give their residence a fresh new look in a long-lasting material. The challenge? A tight turnaround! Explains Jim, “This was a last minute…

Home Additions

While we love all of our projects, both big and small, one of our favorite undertakings is an addition.  We love to dig in deep and transform a home from a good place to live a great place, perfectly specific to the family in residence. Yet, sometimes an addition or a large-scale remodel can seem like a daunting task.  To get started, begin by developing your wish list for the…

Outdoor Entertaining

With the weather warming up, it is tempting to move your entertaining outdoors.  However, before you head outside, spruce up or add to your exterior living spaces.  Add panache to your outdoors with these helpful hints: Add Furniture: Seating is key to any entertaining event!  Arrange seating conversationally, as you would inside the home, to encourage discussion and relaxation spaces.  Don’t forget to consider the size of your space –…

Spring Home Improvement Projects

As the weather begins to warm, you’re likely fighting the temptation to get outside and enjoy spring!  However, before you head to Target Field to catch a ball game or off to the farmer’s market to stock up on spring produce, take a moment to consider investing in one of these popular spring home improvement projects.  While great any time of year, these four undertakings are particularly well suited for spring:…

Andrus Built Assisted Living Home Renovation

Three years ago Jackie dreamed of owning an assisted living facility. To help make her dream a reality, she was referred to Andrus Built for both their real estate and renovations expertise! In 2011 Jackie had her dream building – just not her dream design. However, what started out as a home for one turned into a warm and welcoming assisted living home for the elderly with the help of…

Basement Finishing Ideas

We don’t know about you, but there are few things that we find quite as promising as the untapped potential of an unfinished space, like that lying in the basement recesses of many of our homes. Turn your next round of home renovation efforts towards your basement and turn an unfinished space into the bonus room you have always wanted. Consider one of these project options when it comes time…

Happy Holidays!

From all of us here at Andrus Built, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! May the holiday season bring you pleasant memories and much happiness.

Building with Heart

This story was featured in our summer newsletter. Since we received such great feedback from it we wanted to share it with everyone!  Though each of our clients’ projects and homes are unique, every now and then we meet someone whose story is truly exceptional. Eric is one of those people. In 2008 Eric contacted Andrus after realizing that he had gone to high school with one of Doug’s cousins. He had…

Happy Thanksgiving!

We would like to wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving! May the good things of life be yours in abundance, not only at Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year!