Spring Cleaning: Seasonal Home Projects

Spring is in the air, which means its time to get outside and tackle home projects! No matter what updates you have in mind, from a fresh coat of paint to an entire addition, our team can help you take on your to-do list with success. With its notoriously fickle weather, the spring is an ideal time to knock out home maintenance tasks. Work now; play later – get work done…

Weatherproofing Your Home for Winter

The leaves are changing and halloween is already mere weeks away. Fall is here in all its glory, which unfortunately means something else too, winter will not be far behind. We’re aware that thoughts of shoveling snow are utterly unappealing in October, but lower temps will arrive before we know it – this is Minnesota after all! As the old adage says, the early bird gets the worm. Or in this case, the early…

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

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…

Ideas to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

– Paint your front door! Either a neutral tone to match some other element of your home’s color, or if you are looking to make a bold statement paint it a bright hue for a pop of color. – Purchase new front porch furniture or lighting as a fun way to add an element of design. – Repair your driveway, sidewalk, or porch. Small little repairs can make a big…

Spring & Summer Home Improvement Projects  |  Home Remodeling St Paul MN

Now that the weather is warmer, there are a few home maintenance and remodeling projects that you might want to consider getting a jump on!  Tackling one or a few of these projects will prove to be an investment you’ll enjoy throughout the summer and beyond… Decks, Patios, and Sun Porches:  There’s no doubt you’ll enjoy your spring, summer, and even fall more with the addition of a deck or…

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist | Home Remodeling St Paul MN

Spring is almost upon us!  Soon we’ll be able to open the windows and hear the birds chirp — a great time of year to tackle home projects and double check for repair needs. Here’s a home maintenance checklist for keeping your home in top shape.  Make the effort to keep you home running well now and save money in the long run! Inspect the chimney & roof. After the…

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

With color in the leaves, a crisp chill in the air, and Halloween costumes on store shelves, fall has officially arrived!  All too soon, winter will be upon us.  But before those first flurries, carve out some time for fall home maintenance.  Here are the tasks we recommend that you get squared away before snow hits the ground: Check Your Heating System: Your home’s heater system is about to be…

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…

Fall for One and One for Fall: Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

We know, we know, it seems like just yesterday you were sitting out on the pontoon, slurping down a Popsicle and watching the sun set in 90 degree heat, or strolling through the Midway, washing down a gooey mouthful of State Fair Cheese Curds with a delicious milkshake from the dairy barn. Well, as much as we’d like to travel with you back to that simpler time when all you…