5 Home Exterior Projects to Tackle This Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and we’re eager for the beautiful weather coming our way. We’re already looking forward to BBQs, bonfires, and backyard fun. However, before we can enjoy the spoils of summer, there are some home exterior projects we’re itching to cross off our to-do list. Home maintenance tasks may not be the most fun way to pass the time, but they’re a must to keep your…

How to Design the Basement Bar of Your Dreams

At Andrus Built, one of our favorite areas to help clients reimagine is the basement. Unlike the main level, all bets are off downstairs! Basement spaces are open to interpretation. We’ve seen it all — media rooms, exercise studios, craft areas, game rooms, playrooms, and of course, built-in bars. Each type of space is fun to bring to life, but today we’re singling out the basement bar. A time-honored tradition,…

Fireplace Facelift: 5 Ways to Update Your Fireplace in 2020

Design trends are in constant flux, but certain interior elements seem particularly subject to passing styles. When it comes to the living room, we can think of no feature more prominent than the family fireplace. The mantel is the star of the show, the centerpiece of the traditional American family room. It’s where priceless heirlooms and treasured family photos rest. Seasonal and holiday decor also make their home on the mantelpiece….

6 Interior Design Tips for a Cozy Winter at Home

  Ready or not, winter is here! In Minnesota, we all know that the snowy months can feel never-ending. While you can bet we’ll be counting down the days until spring returns, there are a few ways to make those chilly winter months more bearable. With that in mind, we’re sharing some of our coziest interior design tips for winter. Check them out below! Get Out Those Throws Find those…

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!…