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,…

Home Maintenance: The Importance of Curb Appeal

Curb appeal gets brought up a lot when people talk about home improvement, but you wonder sometimes, 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 does make a difference. So, why is it worthwhile to invest in your home’s exterior? Continue reading below for the top five…

Open House Season: DIY or Don’t?

The end of the school year is approaching, which means one thing for parents of the class of 2018: grad party season! If you’re hosting an open house at home, now’s the time to start making plans. For example, are you hoping to tackle any projects before the big day? Giving your home a pre-grad party refresh is quite common. After all, how often are dozens of friends and family…

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…

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…