Drew Zieff is currently in the process of purchasing and renovating a new home and obsessively researches all projects before diving in. He enjoys demolition, landscaping, and turning under-utilized space into smart storage.
- Drew has written for The Spruce since 2021.
- He earned a B.A. in International Political Economics from Colorado College.
- His work has been featured in Popular Mechanics, Outside Magazine, Backcountry Magazine, and REI, among others.
Drew got a crash course in home improvement when he and his partner bought a gutted plumbing van in 2018 and converted it into a cabin on wheels. A gear nerd, he directs Backcountry Magazine’s splitboard test and Outside Magazine’s snowboard test. He also writes about the outdoors, vanlife, travel, adventure, and action sports for publications like Popular Mechanics, REI, Gear Junkie, and Gear Patrol, among others. Check out his van build and his latest adventures on Instagram.
Drew Zieff is a deals writer for The Spruce who specializes in home, lawn product and sales content. Drew graduated from Colorado College—where he snuck into every creative writing class he could—with a B.A. in International Political Economics in 2014. He also writes about the outdoors, vanlife, travel, adventure, and action sports for publications like Popular Mechanics, REI, Gear Junkie, and Gear Patrol, among others.
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