Are Heated Floors the Right Choice for You?  |  In-Floor Heating Options St Paul MN

Brrrr!  It’s another cold Minnesota January, the perfect time to put the focus on warming up.  Warming up our feet that is! While sub-floor heating (also known as in-floor heat or radiant heat) has been around since Ancient times (read up on your history here), it has been gaining momentum over the past couple of decades.  And with good reason —  the method is efficient, quiet, unobtrusive, and — a big bonus…

Summer Update, Building Project To Come, & Your Home! | Builder and Remodeler St Paul Twin Cities MN

It’s been a busy summer!  Not only have we been focusing on remodeling projects big and small, we’ve taken on one of our favorite types of projects: a new home build.  Watching a home go from design to completion is exciting and rewarding, both for us as the builders and for the new homeowners. Here’s a peek at the home to come, but stay tuned for finished images of this…

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…

10 Ingenious Kitchen Features You Really Wish You Had: Kitchen Organizational Ideas | Remodeler Builder St Paul MN

Cooking and cleaning in the kitchen is plenty of work as it is — why not make your life a little bit easier with any (or all!) of these ingenious kitchen features?  Whether you want to simplify or organize, these 10 ideas are something to get excited about. 
1. A Pot Filler — This unexpected but fairly simple kitchen feature (see on here) can make filling that large soup or…

Why You Should Consider Adding a Three Season Porch to Your Home  |  Builder Remodeler St Paul MN

We’ve had a taste of spring, and we know that more beautiful days are on their way!  Is you mind wandering to sunny days spent outdoors? Why not make our Minnesota warm season last a littler longer by merging the indoors with the out!   A three-season porch — often called a screened porch or a sunroom – can add usable square footage to your home while allowing you to enjoy the feeling of…

Will 2015 be the Year for Your Home? | Remodeling & Building St. Paul MN

 2014 kept us busy! And we’re so thankful to our many amazing clients!  —————- We worked on: Bathroom remodels Kitchen remodels Window replacements Metal roofing Commercial office space Whole home remodels Home additions New decks & more!   Will 2015 be the year for YOUR home?   Imagine the possibilities!  A fresh start for your home could be just around the corner.             Ready to…

Window Replacement – An Energy-Efficient Way to Beautify Your Home

New windows. Who doesn’t want them? Simply put, replacing your windows means improving: The energy efficiency of your home Your heating & cooling bills Your home’s curb appeal The enjoyment of your home But new windows are an investment. Are these positive improvements really worth the time and money? Let’s take a look at these one by one. Boosting Energy Efficiency This is probably the most amazing thing about new…

Improve Your Home’s Organization and Flow | Planning Your 2014 Remodel

Winter is a great time to evaluate the way your home works for you. You’ve just completed a round of holiday gatherings, so the pros and cons of your home are fresh in your memory! Plus, the frigid weather has you cozied up inside with all that’s good and not-so-good about your home. But where do you begin? Take a look at our tips for thinking through ways to improve…

Andrus Built Lakeside Home Remodel | St. Paul Remodeler

An octagon makes everything better. At least it did in the case of this home! Resting on a lovely lakeside lot, this tired 1950s Lake Elmo home was feeling its age and was in need of a little help. We wanted to make this house as enjoyable as the land on which it sits! So, here’s what we did. We tore off the giant side porch and added a second-story…

Remodeling Value: Is it Worth the Money to Remodel my Home?

If you’re thinking about remodeling, you’re likely considering what kind of investment it will mean — and whether that investment will pay off if you sell your home.  Whether you’re considering a bathroom remodel, kitchen remodel, basement remodel, or whole house remodel, we’ve got some answers you might like! The good news is, statistics for 2013 show that this year is expected to bring better return on your remodeling investment…