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21 Casually Contemporary A multi-generational home with options in livability on the Thornapple River by Let Us, Inc.

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10 Every Last Detail Customization at its fullest with every detail by Makuski Builders

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EVERY LAST

Detail To look at a thing is very different from seeing a thing. One does not see anything until one sees its beauty. –Oscar Wilde TEXT BY JENNIFER KONING PHOTOS BY ASHLEY AVILA

THE PROCESS OF BUILDING A CUSTOM home can be overwhelming. The possibilities are endless and applying lifestyles, habits and preferences into the mix is a must. Every aspect of how the home will be used should be considered — the things we tend not to consciously think about — countless everyday tasks — must be addressed. There’s a very personal psychology to custom home building and it takes a team that’s willing to understand every aspect of how a client lives to make a truly, one-of-a-kind, custom gem. With a growing family in and near Michigan, the time had come for the homeowners to leave their California home. Grandchildren were going to be growing up fast and Grandma and Grandpa didn’t want to miss a beat.

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Perhaps no other room in the home shows the true extent of the customization like the kitchen. With cabinetry from from Page Woodworking and granite countertops from Top of the World Granite, the space is dialed in to accommodate the owners lifestyle and love of entertaining. The living room features a dual-sided fireplace with marble surround and built-ins on either side that house all the family photos.

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It was five acres of gently rolling terrain that caught their eye in Richland, Mich. — the perfect spot for what they envisioned (and enough space and privacy to which they were accustomed). They had met Bill Makuski, owner of Makuski Builders, Inc/MBI-HOMES several months before on a recommendation from a past client. After much discussion the porperty was purchased and the design of the home began. “They knew what they wanted,” said Bill Makuski. “The home has all the amenities anyone could possibly need — it was a great project.” By maintaining flexibility through the design process, Makuski Builders customized and tailored the home specific to the owners’ lifestyle and needs. The client’s full involvement started from the initial design all the way through to the finishing touches. The end result met everyone's expectations and more.

"This was such a special project — what a fun couple to work with. They're very active and love to entertain." Because the client's involvement is crucial, Makuski relies on a number of qualified individuals to ensure that the client’s thoughts and ideas are always at the fore front of the project. One of those individuals is Kristine Dozeman. “Her ability to meet our client’s needs is outstanding and her detailed follow through is an assuring factor throughout the process,” said Makuski. “ Our clients always knew that Kristine was always there for them.” "I truly love what I do," said Dozeman. "This was such a special project — what a fun couple to work with. They're very active and love to entertain." The house was designed specifically with this in mind. A combination of exterior materials gives the large home a welcoming presence. Stone, and stucco with touches of brick and dark trim and shutters “break up” the grand size. Arched windows and entrances add to the home’s charm.

Inside, the home reveals customized living at its finest. Hand-scraped, oak floors lend to the warm color palette and comfortable feeling the home emits. Recessed niches are found throughout and reveal immaculately lit artwork and collections — the custom details are everywhere.

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The site was ideal and allowed the owners to create a natural playground for their grandchildren. A stunning waterfall, large pond and slow moving stream offer hours of fun for curious minds to investigate and discover all kinds of wildlife. Sculptures, large and small, are found throughout the landscaping and hint to the real-life scenarios the home embraces.


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An octagonal sun porch, just off the kitchen, features a beautiful tongue and groove ceiling with central ceiling fan. The lower level wine cellar features an artistic window that offers a glimpse inside. The custom door to the cellar is the perfect introduction to the detailed space.

“For all the beauty the home offers, it's a very kidfriendly home,” said interior designer Kathy Barry of Home Life Interiors. “After all, Grandma's house should be fun.” From the fabric used on the kitchen barstools to the child-friendly dining table, the home was designed, in large part, with the grandchildren in mind. Even the bonus room above the garage is the kids' playroom. "I like a lot of detail," said Barry. "This project was a lot of fun for me in that the client has similar tastes to what I prefer. And, it's always wonderful to have a client who knows what she likes." Low maintenance was also a factor for choices. As was the possible needs of the couple as they look forward to their golden years. Hidden hand rails — even a full elevator shaft will allow the owners to enjoy their custom masterpiece for years and years to come. And enjoy it they will.

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The owners’ bedroom takes advantage of the view of the water features at the back of the home. The owners’ bath includes granite countertops with detailed edging from Top of the World Granite and a large custom mirror from North Country Glass. A relaxing sunken tub from Ferguson Bath Gallery is surrounded by marble tile and is punctuated on either side with decorative columns.

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Why Choose Home Life Interiors? Over 30 years of experience in: • space planning • theme & color design • accessorization Creative yet practical solutions: • for your lifestyle • for the right price Warm professionalism: • client-focused • integrity and ethics • quality design

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The view from the back features a waterfall, pond and slow moving river all designed by Windscapes Landscaping. The deck’s view is unobstructed with the use of glass railings. Designed with the couples’ grandchildren in mind, the extensive landscaping with artistic water features is the ideal playground for curious minds and wildlife. Sculptures large and small are found throughout and encourage exploring.

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

The Makuski construction team consists of proven trades and suppliers and seasoned construction personnel. With over 25 years of home-building experience, Makuski demands excellence from start to finish in all aspects of the building process. Attention to details and completing projects on schedule makes Makuski Builders an excellent choice for custom, new home construction. The homeowners had such a wonderful experience throughout the process and were so happy with their new home they threw a fun barbecue for everyone involved (photos left). BUILDER Makuski Builders, Inc./MBI-Homes; DESIGN Kristine Dozeman; INTERIOR DESIGN Kathy Barry, Home Life Interiors CABINETRY Page Woodworking; FLOORING Gilberts Carpet & Flooring; FRAMING Augustus; GARAGE DOORS Zylstra Door; GLASS North Country Glass; GRANITE Top of the World; LANDSCAPING Windscapes; STONE Canyon Creek; STUCCO Sto-Ex

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home is probably the largest purchase you’ll make in your lifetime. And the costs don’t stop with a mortgage payment — rising energy prices make it expensive to operate and maintain a home. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), homes account for 21 percent of the energy used in this country every year, with an average annual utility bill of $1,767. So it’s no surprise that a 2010 survey by the Shelton Group found that 64 percent of respondents were interested in owning or renting an energy-efficient home. If you want to make some energy-saving upgrades, here are things you can do to get greener while saving some green. Locate and Seal Air Leaks Reducing drafts in a home can cut energy use from 5 to 30 percent each year, and it makes the home more comfortable year round. Check to see if air is flowing through any of these places: — Electrical outlets— Switch plates— Window frames— Baseboards— Weather stripping around doors— Fireplace dampers— Attic hatches — Wall- or window-mounted air conditioners In a study of energy-efficient measures, DOE’s Energy Information Administration reported that sealing ducts yielded by far the greatest energy savings of 12 different measures studied, at the lowest cost. And in a DOE study of 100 homes in Phoenix, Arizona, sealing ducts cut leakage by 30 percent. If you can rattle windows or doors, you may have air leaks there, as well. These can usually be sealed with caulking or weather stripping. In addition: — Replace any cracked or loose window panes. — Consider replacing older, single-pane windows that show signs of leakage, water damage, or condensation with new double-pane windows installed with proper air sealing and flashing.

— Windows and doors should be weather stripped. See the DOE Energy Savers website, www.energysavers.gov, for a comprehensive description of different types of caulking and weather stripping material. Inspect Insulation When correctly installed, insulation delivers comfort while lowering energy bills during the hottest and coldest times of the year. There are several common types of insulation: — Fiberglass (in both batt and blown forms)— Cellulose— Rigid foam board— Spray foam Reflective insulation (also called radiant barrier) is another insulating product which can help save energy in hot, sunny climates. To get the biggest savings, the easiest place to add insulation is usually in the attic. A quick way to see if you need more insulation is to look across your uncovered attic floor. If the insulation is level with or below the attic floor joists, you probably need to add more insulation. A qualified home energy auditor will include an insulation check as a routine part of a whole-house energy assessment. You can find more information to help you determine what is most cost-effective for your home at www.energysavers.gov. Upgrade Appliances In a typical U.S. home, appliances and home electronics are responsible for about 20 percent of energy bills. These appliances and electronics include: — Washers and dryers— Computers— Dishwashers— Home entertainment equipment— Refrigerators and freezers— Room air conditioners— Water heaters

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Refrigerators and freezers consume about one-sixth of all the electricity used in American households, much more than any other household appliance. The annual cost to operate existing units is about $125, while new, efficient refrigerators cost about $50 to $100 per year to operate. When choosing a new refrigerator: — Select an Energy Star model. — Select a refrigerator of the appropriate size for your household’s needs. Larger models use more energy. — Choose top-freezer models instead of side-by-side refrigerators, which use approximately 10 to 25 percent more energy. — Select only those features that your household needs. Automatic ice makers and through-the-door dispensers increase energy use by 14 to 20 percent and increase the purchase price by $75 to $250. Models with anti-sweat heaters consume 5 to 10 percent more energy; however, some refrigerators with this feature have “energy saver” switches that allow you to turn these heaters off. — Chest freezers are usually more efficient than upright freezers. They are better insulated, and the cold air does not spill out when the door is opened. Automatic defrost freezers can consume 40 to 50 percent more electricity than manual defrost models. Upgrading to more efficient appliances will not only improve your energy bill, but could save you even more with state or federal rebates. Improve Water Usage — Typically the largest use of water within a home is involved in toilet flushing. On average this comes out to about 25,000 gallons a year for a family of four. Working with American Standard, the DOE project team for the ReVision Retrofit Home in Las Vegas selected an effective and water efficient dual-flush toilet. The dual flush technology features two operational levels: 1.6 gallons per flush; and 1.0 gallon per flush, for heavy or light flushing respectively. This switch can save a family of four up to 17,000 gallons of water a year.

— A typical bathroom faucet will draw 2.2 gallons per minute. Changing to a WaterSense listed 1.5 gpm faucet can save a family of four over 8,000 gallons a year. — Most conventional washing machines use between 25 and 40 gallons of water per complete cycle. Water-saving versions can cut water (and energy) usage by more than 40 percent. The most energy-efficient washing machines are typically front-loading machines. They use about one third the water as a conventional machine to wash the same amount of clothes. Source: U.S. Department of Energy

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hen Joel and Laura Harner bought a house off of Thornapple Drive on the water, his vision for the spot was much larger than what he just saw with his eyes. He envisioned a great waterfront home that would suit his family’s needs and also be a chance to showcase some of his originality and superb quality as a builder. And, the home does just that. As you turn onto the circular drive, the immaculate landscaping draws a person in with its water feature and manicured greenery. Custom details are prevalent — architectural entry doors, custom windows, and a metal roof over the front porch — offering a glimpse of the special touches that lie beyond. About 17 percent of US households are multi-generational, although it is not always something families think about when purchasing or building a home. This is definitely an intriguing feature of this home in that it has defined space for each part of the greater family and or its needs: grandparents in the apartment upstairs; a nurse, nanny, or other live-in help in the annex adjacent to the front entry; and the main home for a bustling family. This was initially how the space was intended, but as needs change, so do the ways the spaces can be utilized. The apartment upstairs could be used as a rental space with a separate entrance and fully-equipped kitchen and bath. The annex space is currently used as a home office for Joel, perfect for dedicated work space. Although the concept of a multi-generational home was the main purpose for the floor plan, Joel and his family were forward-thinking with their space planning in order to keep the home versatile.

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The home is a great mix of contemporary and casual cottage design. Upon entering, the double-sided fireplace, complete with glass mosaic tile, captures attention and welcomes you into the main living area without even realizing that the actual setup of that space is the mud room. Custom built-in locker storage keeps this space from feeling like a dumping ground for school bags and shoes. The finishes stay consistent with the quality of the rest of the home. The living room, with a sunroom directly beyond, brings in the river view throughout the main living area. This is where Joel revealed some of the home’s secrets. The sunroom ceiling is unique in that it looks like tongue and groove woodwork, but, it is actually MDF with custom grooves made to look like tongue and groove. This was one of the many ways that Joel and his team’s out-of-the-box thinking made custom a little more economical. The board and batten walls in the living room share this impressive look. They are simply constructed with wood trim atop drywall and then painted with a consistent finish. This saved them from adding another layer of material on the walls as board and batten is traditionally done, ultimately saving space, time, and money. High ceilings draw the eye to the false beams installed for visual interest. By placing several chairs around a central ottoman, this room can be enjoyed from every angle, whether it’s enjoying the fireplace, looking at the water outside, or having conversation with someone in the kitchen.

Although the concept of a multi-generational home was the main purpose for the floor plan, Joel was forwardthinking with space planning in order to keep the home versatile. The kitchen is any parent’s dream. With its high-end appliances including a built-in Sub Zero refrigerator, preparing family meals is a joy. Its placement in the home is central to the main living area and large dining room with views of the water. With its large central island featuring ample bar seating, everyone can gather to keep the cook company. The dining room boasts a live-edge table built by Joel, one of many custom furniture pieces throughout the home. The main floor office powder room reveals one of the custom cabinet door styles Harner and his team offer with a basketweave effect. Harner thrives on trying new techniques and design ideas. His favorite projects include homes that are not cookie cutter but are built to have character with custom touches. The owners’ bedroom is very open with an abundance of natural light and a cove ceiling complete with custom fabric panels to add architectural and visual interest. The ensuite owners’ bath boasts a glass shower, dual sinks, garden tub, and separate water closet. Of unique interest is the use of an eco-resin material embedded with capiz shells in the wall of the water closet, allowing the small space to feel more open while adding a contemporary edge. Walking down the stairs to the lower level, the home showcases an organic feel with the custom metalwork on the railing and the use of spalted maple to add a natural, visual interest. This level boasts three bedrooms, a home theater, a fitness room, a

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OPPOSITE PAGE: The mudroom features a double-sided fireplace, complete with glass mosaic tile and welcomes you into the main living area. Custom built-in locker storage keeps the space clutter free. The sunroom features a unique ceiling that looks like tongue and groove woodwork, but, it is actually MDF with custom grooves made to look like tongue and groove. THIS PAGE: The living room with its chairs around a central ottoman can be enjoyed from every angle, whether it’s the fireplace, looking at the water outside, or having conversation with someone in the kitchen.

The other very notable thing about the home is the use of natural light. There are many places throughout the home where a lot of forethought about structural and opening placement allows the home to take advantage of the natural light in almost every room. One of the bathrooms has a shower with a large window, but then also an opening in the opposing wall to filter the light to the rest of the room. He also utilized a series of transom windows with a lot of architectural detail to line his office, allowing plenty of light to pour in while still maintaining a privacy. Aside from a few spaces, like the home theater and fitness room where natural Cosmopolitan Home Grand Rapids | 21

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Not only are the rooms themselves appointed well, every inch of space in this home proves to be useful. There are many areas throughout the home with built in storage, such as the built-in game storage in the lower level, a full wall of cabinets and drawers that function for all of the family’s entertainment needs. One of the daughter’s bedrooms has built-in book shelves surrounding her bed, with drawers below for additional storage. An additional guest room has a built-in bunk bed with a full size bed on the bottom and drawers below that. By keeping all the finish materials and millwork styles simply classic, this allows each space to be timeless in that the look will not need updating, but also timeless in that the impeccable qual-

ity of work and high quality components will ensure that everything functions well for years to come. The end result of planning out a smart space with a place for everything allows the home to be free of clutter but also feel very open and spacious in areas that traditionally are a little tight, like hallways and smaller bedrooms.

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fully-equipped bar, a built-in settee with game table, and an additional family room — definitely designed for entertaining. There are so many features, from the hidden mechanical storage to the custom millwork everywhere, that just add more and more character and function to the space.


ABOVE: The centrally located kitchen features high-end appliances and a large central island with ample bar seating. BELOW: The owners’ bath boasts a glass shower, dual sinks, garden tub and a separate water closet. light is not necessary or preferred, there is an airiness that carries through the entire house because of the views and light. An occupational hazard for Joel is that he really enjoys the full creative process, from conception to fabrication, so the urge to start a new project for his family has set in. This home is a must-see if you are looking to buy in this area of Grand Rapids. This home is currently being listed by The Karol Cooley Team of Keller Williams Realty. LET US, INC. Joel Harner started Let Us, Inc. in 2003 with a dream of building a new kind of business. Joel has a passion for creating unique homes that satisfy the end client’s needs and executing each project with precision and forethought. Joel looks at the big picture and builds homes that are maintenance-friendly so that his work stands the test of time. In fact, many of the standard materials and hardware used at Let Us, Inc. would be considered upgrades with other builders. He has said, “When I start working with someone, I don’t just build it, and move on. I build relationships with my clients so that I am the one they call when they need anything, and I’m the one their children call when they are in their own homes.” He and his team are committed to providing the best service throughout the entire process. Another thing that makes his company so unique is that they can handle any scale project and do it with pleasure. If you are looking for someone to maintain your property or build your dream home, they can do it all. They take one-stop shopping to the next level by not only supplying any home service you could need but also providing finished projects that are beyond your expectations. Joel considers every detail in his planning, which results in a happier client over time, every time.

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inding ways to go green in the home does more than help the planet. It helps your home’s environment and thus your health, as well. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, levels of indoor air pollution can be two to five times higher than outdoor levels. These pollutants — as well as chemicals found in many products today — can irritate allergy and asthma sufferers. “More people than ever are looking to make natural changes in their home to help improve their family’s environmental health,” said Dr. Shannon Thyne, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF and Medical Director of the Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital. “It only takes a few extra steps to make a home healthier, cleaner and greener.” To that end, the maker of Green Works® products, HGTV personality and green living expert Carter Oosterhouse, and Lowe’s have teamed up to showcase ways to give your family a cleaner, greener home. “Whether you could use help enhancing the look of your child’s playroom, or you’re looking for ways to reduce chemicals and their fumes and residues in your kitchen, there are simple steps you can take to make your home environment healthier, while still keeping it stylish and beautiful,” said Oosterhouse. While every home is different, here are some ways to make any home naturally beautiful and healthier. PAINT A fresh coat of paint is a great, low-cost way to bring new life to a room. But that new paint smell comes from Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), which derive from vapors released from toxic compounds. Use non-VOC paint to create an inviting, comfortable and beautiful room. Check the back of the paint can for VOC levels — those with fewer than 150 grams per liter are often labeled “low-VOC” or “no-VOC.” • Buy only the amount of paint you’ll need for the project. If you wind up with leftover paint, store it safely or dispose of it according to local municipal regulations.• Open windows while painting and use fans to vent fumes. • When sanding or removing old paint, wear a dust mask or respirator to prevent particle inhalation. Keep the area well ventilated. CLEANING PRODUCTS It used to be that buying a natural cleaning product meant paying more money for worse performance. No longer. Natural cleaning products can provide great performance without leaving behind harsh chemical fumes or residues. Plus, they are increasingly cost effective. Green Works naturally derived cleaners offer a variety of products for the whole house, including naturally derived laundry detergent and bathroom cleaners that are priced very competitively.

FLOORING Carpets trap dirt, dust and other allergens. If possible, remove wall-to-wall carpeting and replace it with natural wood flooring, such as sustainable bamboo or cork flooring. • Sweep and vacuum floors regularly to control dust. • Wet mop with a microfiber mop to remove dust and dirt more efficiently. • Clean up spills right away. If the carpets and rugs must stay, vacuum frequently, using a vacuum cleaner with an allergen-trapping HEPA filter. Change the filter regularly to keep it working efficiently. FURNITURE AND WINDOW COVERINGS Curtains and upholstery can trap dust, dust mites and pollen. Blinds are a good, contemporary-looking alternative to drapes, but must be dusted occasionally. • Vacuum upholstered furniture — under the cushions, too. APPLIANCES Upgrading to a more efficient washer and dryer can provide lifetime water and energy savings. • Run only full loads. Full loads use energy and water more efficiently than smaller loads. Adjust the water levels according to the load.• Wash in cold water. Most of the energy used to wash clothes comes from heating the water. Only the most stubborn stains really need hot or warm water. CLEAR THE AIR Here are a few tips for clearing the air in your home. • Open the window. Clean with windows and doors open so you don’t trap air pollution inside. • Go barefoot. Take off your shoes when you come inside. That way you’ll bring less dust, dirt, mold and pollens inside, and you won’t track them all over the house. • Buy a plant. Plants serve as natural air purifiers. African violets and ferns are beautiful ways to help clear the air. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE NATURAL? The Natural Products Association (NPA) recently developed the Natural Standard for Home Care Products, making it easier than ever to tell what makes a product natural. Here are the NPA’s core criteria: • Natural: Ingredients that are at least 95 percent natural (excluding water) in addition to appropriate manufacturing processes. • Responsible: No animal testing during the development process. • Safer chemistry: Avoid ingredients from the NPA’s list of prohibited ingredients. • Sustainable: Use biodegradable ingredients with environmentally sustainable packaging whenever possible. For more about which Green Works® products are NPA certified natural products, visit www.greenworkscleaners.com.

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H2O Home  

Homes on the water by Makuski Builders and Let Us, Inc.

H2O Home  

Homes on the water by Makuski Builders and Let Us, Inc.