Remodelers Home Tour 2022

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October 22 & 23, 2022

Tour 8 Homes Inspire Your Improvements!

Remodelers Council of Greater Ann Arbor

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In 2022 a group of BRAG Ann Arbor members renewed our community service effort aimed at helping local veterans, known as Help for the Homefront. Justin Corry of Corry Contracting, a former Marine himself, stepped up to lead the effort. With a supportive Remodelers Council, his mission to assist local veterans with home improvements began. After contacting veterans groups, Justin met Peter Wasilewski. Peter had served in the 2nd reconnaissance battalion, 2nd Marine division out of Camp Lejeune, and was deployed to Vietnam in 1969. He was among many veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange chemicals during his service. This led to Diabetes, and in turn amputation of his fingers and leg, confining him to a wheelchair. Both issues have created mobility issues within his home, including the inability to use his shower. Justin put together an ambitious plan to completely remodel the Wasilewski’s bathroom - the top priority to dramatically improve his quality of life. In May, the BRAG Ann Arbor Foundation awarded $17,500 to help cover the project costs, raised from the BRAG members. Many contributors volunteered labor and donated materials as well.

IN SEPTEMBER ‘22, THE BATHROOM REMODEL WAS COMPLETED! The completely remodeled bathroom includes: Barrier-free shower with bench and grab bars Wheelchair accessible vanity All new fixtures, finishes and surfaces Bright lighting and adequate ventilation Fresh paint, window treatments and more Peter and his loving wife Liz are grateful for the new bathroom in their Scio Farms home. Yet, they still need additional work done to make their home safe and useful. This is where you can help.

NEXT: KITCHEN REMODEL AND DECK RENOVATION Previous contractors left their kitchen in disrepair. Our goal is to install new kitchen cabinetry, with solid surface countertops, new fixtures, appliances, lighting and flooring. For safety, a new deck surface and rails are needed. Please donate and support this project!

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Meadowlark Design+Build 1307 Baldwin Ave, Ann Arbor Kitchen and Bathroom Remodel ON THE COVER: HOME #3

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GIRAFFE DESIGN BUILD

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6173 Mercedes Lane, Plymouth

The kitchen, dining and living spaces are at the core of the home, with an office neatly tucked behind the kitchen. The primary bedroom suite is located at the end of the main circulation axis. Each living space, including the primary suite, is accessible on the main floor, while the second floor provides two guest rooms, a guest bath and an oversized landing, serving as a sitting room. The floor to ceiling south facing windows capture the warmth of the winter sun, heating the insulated concrete floor for passive solar gain. During the summer, the overhangs shield the home’s interior from the harshest sunlight of the day, keeping the house cool without sacrificing natural lighting. The first story is blanketed with solar panels, capturing energy to be stored inside a battery room off of the garage. In addition to its sustainability and accessibility, this home offers expansive indooroutdoor living spaces. On the south side of the home, large French doors leading to a south facing terrace and garden are perfect for hosting family and friends. A generously covered front porch on the east side of the home welcomes guests, while the north and west entrances lead out to their expansive wooded lot with native Michigan foliage. www.BRAGAnnArbor.com

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Situated on 2.5 acres just outside of Ann Arbor, this 2,000 sq ft home was designed and built to exacting standards with modern sustainability and age-in-place accessibility at the forefront.

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The new kitchen pays homage to the mid-century style by replacing the old white cabinets with textured laminate, reflective of the natural color tones of the time. To not become overwhelming with one color, painted white upper cabinets were mixed in on the back wall, along with herringbone hand-crafted white subway tiles. The clients wanted to incorporate shades of blue, so navy was chosen for the wine racks and bookcases that showcase the family’s travels and interests.

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This home is a classic, split-level, Ann Arbor mid-century modern home situated among the trees near the Huron River. Typical of the time period, the kitchen and dining rooms were compartmentalized resulting in a centralized small, box-shaped kitchen that no longer served the family’s needs. The goal of this project was to expand/open the kitchen to take advantage of the gorgeous views of the forest in the backyard. The tiny kitchen had the original build-in cabinetry that was falling apart, soffits with low ceilings, fluorescent lights fixtures and an outdated Corian countertop.

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A durable grey-veined quartz countertop with a snack bar overhang completes the massive island where the family can enjoy meals and homework time together in this open, clean-lined, modern kitchen. About Alpha Design+Build Alpha Design + Build is one of the area’s premier custom remodelers. The DesignBuild method, built on collaboration and communication, unifies the designer and builder as a single entity. Our team includes professional designers, project managers, and master carpenters working together to provide beautiful custom living spaces and ensuring our clients have smiles on their faces from start to finish! www.BRAGAnnArbor.com

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734-769-1900 www.AlphaDesignBuild.com October 22 & 23, 2022

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Redesigning and expanding the first floor added a large, open kitchen with skylights over the dual islands. A walk-in pantry provides much-needed space for storage and cooking. In addition, an elegant butler’s pantry links the new formal dining room and kitchen, providing space for serving food and drinks. On the second floor, a new primary suite boasts a fresh design with a large bedroom, spacious walk-in closet, spa-like bathroom, and a home gym.

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From the outside, the addition blends right in. It’s hard to tell that this house is much larger than before the remodel! About Studio Z Architecture Studio Z Architecture is your dream team—an award-winning, nationally-recognized architecture and interior design firm in Plymouth, Michigan. Our goal is to help you create a home that fits your personality, lifestyle, and changing needs over time. About Momentum Construction Since 2010, Momentum Construction has proudly served the Ann Arbor area. Our strong reputation has been built around core values of trust, professionalism, craftsmanship, and efficiency. Because of our highly-experienced team of passionate individuals and systemized approach, our clients can expect an enjoyable and rewarding construction experience. www.BRAGAnnArbor.com

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734-394-9400 www.studiozarch.com

810-844-1868 www.buildwithmomentum.com October 22 & 23, 2022

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About Acheson Builders As a premier design-build company, we handle varied projects - modest remodeling to elaborate homes. Focusing on the highest standards in both planning and execution, we are acclaimed for beautifully integrated designs, paying attention to client’s desires, and existing architecture. Our breadth of knowledge allows creative problem solving. With our team approach, project management technology, and “an Artist’s eye” we provide expertise, creativity, enduring quality, and style for every project. Our clients keep coming back for more – they know they can count on us.

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Most recently, the homeowners knew that Jim Acheson’s design skills would be perfect for their desired exterior work: including a new shed, garden gate, walkway leading to the rear patio area, a pergola, plus an outdoor cooking island all accompanied by landscaping and lighting to accentuate the beautiful back yard.

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Last year we were asked to remodel the basement, adding loads of organized storage spaces with shelving and cabinetry to include a wine cellar/pantry, a room with deep shelving for larger items, and a very useful laundry room. The large play area and workout space also boasts more shelves for kids’ toys.

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Later, we were invited to design a reorganization of the upstairs space. We added extra living space by widening an existing dormer and rearranging walls, creating a new bedroom for the young daughter, a new bathroom, and remodeling another bedroom and bath as a handsome guest suite. These rooms feature striking panel molding, with style carried over from the original home.

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On a corner lot, this 1926 home sits hidden amidst luscious gardens. Acheson Builders was called in to replace all the windows with quality wood windows, the challenge being to maintain the original style and use existing openings.

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GIRAFFE DESIGN BUILD Seamless Second Floor Addition, Exterior Updates, and a New Primary Bathrooom

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On the interior, we focused on creating a bright, yet comfortable series of spaces. New windows in the primary bedroom provide panoramic views of the yard and woods beyond. The primary closet is brimming with built-in storage as well as a stacked washer/dryer. The crown jewel of the addition is the primary bathroom which combines beautiful marble and crisp white tile and ample natural light. The space is punctuated with an ebony stained cherry vanity that’s shape references the push and pull of the window boxes on the home’s exterior. Remodelers Home Tour

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Starting with the massing of the addition, the focus was to seamlessly stretch the second floor over the garage. A small, auxiliary shed structure introduces an asymmetry to the otherwise uniform home. Careful placement of modern window boxes add another layer of detail and function. New horizontal shou sugi ban siding on the second floor and shed combined with new, modern, black casement windows to give the home a sleek yet timeless feel. Lastly, an overlay of thermally modified ash siding clad the walls and ceiling of the front porch, serving as a warm, inviting entry to the home.

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This receptive 1960’s colonial had served the homeowner’s busy family for almost 20 years. With a focus on family and neighborhood pride, the homeowners tasked Giraffe with building an addition that would blend harmoniously with the scale and character of the surrounding houses. The homeowners also asked that Giraffe consider ways to upgrade and modernize the exterior of the home.

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ROCHMAN DESIGN-BUILD Kitchen & Mudroom Transformation

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About Rochman Design Build At RDB, we have a core philosophy that the remodeling journey is as important as the final destination. Our in-house designers start with inspirational designs that harmonize, enhance, and enliven each home’s existing style. Our in-house carpentry staff then bring those visions to life with the utmost care, ensuring a predictable and dependable process. In addition, our owner and design director, Gary Rochman, is personally involved with every project. The best of both worlds– fresh and young ideas combined with 30 years of experience and knowledge.

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‘Make my kitchen more open and brighter’ is a request we hear repeatedly. Doing this in a 1920’s classic Burns Park home was the fun challenge we had. By developing multiple design ideas early on and helping our clients visualize them in 3D, we were able to move walls and reconfigure the spaces with confidence. The opening between the kitchen and dining room was widened to allow the spaces to flow. The traffic pattern from the side driveway to the kitchen was reconfigured to allow for a dedicated mudroom with gracious storage. Come see the resulting bright and inspiring kitchen with white Crystal cabinetry, matte white appliances, a contrasting blue island with a curve, and an open floor plan that promotes entertaining and family time.

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734-761-6936 www.rochmandesignbuild.com October 22 & 23, 2022

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FORWARD DESIGN BUILD REMODEL Whole Home Remodel and Two-Story Addition

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To expand the space into a modern open floor plan, we created a two-story addition that includes the kitchen, dining, and living areas. The existing kitchen footprint became a highly functional mudroom. On the second floor, the addition made way for a true primary suite including a new bathroom and walk-in closet. We also added plumbing for the laundry and a third bedroom. The homeowners particularly love the floor to ceiling windows & doors which provide a strong connection to the backyard. Throughout the home sophisticated design elements make this home truly special! www.BRAGAnnArbor.com

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734-761-8403 www.planforward.net

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MEADOWLARK DESIGN+BUILD Kitchen and Powder Room Remodel

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About Meadowlark Design+Build Meadowlark is an award-winning full-service design+build remodeling firm and custom home builder. When you work with Meadowlark, you avoid all the traditional hassles of remodeling and get clear, transparent communication at every step of the project. Our signature design+build experience is personalized and thoughtful. We guide you through the remodeling process, are passionate about our work, and are committed to a high level of service. We customize every project to meet your personal needs and goals, and our in-house design team, project managers, and field crews deliver a space that you are proud to call home. It’s your vision, realized.

in Baldw Ave.

A classic Burns Park home was reconfigured to take advantage of every square foot possible. The modest-sized first floor was awkward with small spaces that did not flow. Aside from aesthetic updates, the homeowners wanted a two-cook kitchen where they could engage with family and friends while having a better connection to the adjoining living area and outdoor spaces. Without adding any square footage, the first floor was transformed into a more open plan and the kitchen nearly doubled in size. The home was in need of some major repairs and system updates, and the remodel presented the perfect opportunity to install a high-velocity AC system and update the insulation.

From E. Stadium Blvd, turn onto Ferdon Rd, heading north. Turn left onto Granger, then right onto Baldwin. The home is on the right.

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734-332-1515 www.meadowlarkdb.com October 22 & 23, 2022

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October 22 & 23, 2022

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Come to the

PANCAKE supper fundraiser

Benefiting the Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program

Tuesday, November 29th • 4:30pm - 7pm Pioneer High School cafeteria, 601 W. Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor. $10 tickets. To purchase tickets, visit the BRAG Ann Arbor office M-F 8:30am to 5pm. Questions? Call 734-996-0100 or email asalemi@bragannarbor.com

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Selecting the Right Remodeler For You Start with an idea of what you want to do, and make a prioritized list of your needs, wants, and dreams. Collect photos from magazines and web sites that show things that you like. It’s helpful if you identify what it is that you like about each photo. The more clearly you can describe your project, the more likely you will be able to clearly convey your goals to a remodeling professional. Think about how you plan to use the remodeled space. Be sure to consider furniture size and placement, traffic patterns through the home, lighting and electrical needs, etc. Calculate your budget, including construction costs, furnishings, and landscaping (if applicable). Talk to lenders and find out how much you can borrow and at what cost. Get referrals from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor and the Remodelers Council of Greater Ann Arbor. Also talk with friends, family, neighbors and co-workers who have remodeled their home. Architects, trade contractors, building material suppliers, home inspectors, and lenders are also great sources for referrals. Interview a few remodelers regarding your project. Some questions you may want to ask include: • Does the remodeler carry insurance that protects you from claims arising from property damage or jobsite injuries? • How long has the company been in business under this name? Longevity suggests financial security. • Does the remodeler have a track record of successful projects similar to the one you are planning? • Does the remodeler actively participate in a trade organization such as BRAG Ann Arbor?

The relationship between a remodeler and client is a very important one. You need to feel comfortable with the remodeler and confident that this company will do the work according to your plans, budget, and specifications. Do you feel that this person listens to you and understands your needs and wants, and can work with you to ensure that the plans for your job accurately reflect your expectations and your budget?

Referrals - BRAG Ann Arbor provides referrals to the public searching for professional service companies to meet their home building and remodeling needs.

Find a Member with our online search engine. To contact multiple members with one message: 1) Enter a keyword or category in the search bar. 2) Click the orange envelope icon on the right side to “Contact these Businesses” 3) Enter your information and message 4) Select the members you wish to contact. NO MORE THAN 5 PER MESSAGE, PLEASE. 5) Submit your inquiry! https://members.bragannarbor.net/list

This and similar organizations help to keep their members informed about new products, construction techniques, business practices, and industry issues. Participation demonstrates a remodeler’s commitment to professionalism and the remodeling industry. Check references from previous and current customers of the remodeler. Make sure you ask the remodeler for this list. Some of the questions to ask these contacts are: • Would you hire this company again? • Did they maintain a neat jobsite, and clean up regularly? Did they haul away debris in a timely manner? • Did they order materials in a timely manner so that your job could be started and completed on time and on budget? • Did you find the remodeler easy to work with? Did the remodeler keep you informed as the job progressed? 34

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THE BRAG ANN ARBOR

EVENT CENTER & CONFERENCE ROOM Lakefront Event and Meeting Spaces The BRAG Ann Arbor Event Center hosts: • Business Meetings, Seminars, Holiday Parties • Wedding Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, etc. • Catered Events, Graduation Parties, and more

Scan for a video walk-through, pricing and more or visit BRAGAnnArbor.com

The Event Center is located on our lower walk-out floor. 98 person capacity. Includes fridge, 86 chairs, 20 classroom tables and 8 pillar tables.

• Accommodates 98 people • Minutes from I-94 and M-14 • Extensive Lakefront Views • Kitchen w/ Fridge & Large Island • Updated Dual Restrooms • Movable Tables and Chairs • Wireless Internet • New Patio w/ Grills & Gas Firepit Rolling Coolers & Built-In Tables • Helpful Staff To Assist Booking • Affordable Rates • Bring in your own food or catering

The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor 179 Little Lake Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48103

The Conference Room is frequently used for: • Training and Planning Sessions • Interviews and Networking Meetings • Presentations and client consultations The Conference Room is located on our main floor. 20 person capacity. Includes mini-fridge and pull screen.

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Book your event with Andrea Salemi by phone at 734-996-0100 or by email at asalemi@BRAGAnnArbor.com www.BRAGAnnArbor.com


Find the latest RDK shows, tours and local listings.

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