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The Washtenaw Remodelers Council membership list. The WRC is a subgroup of BRAG Ann Arbor. Find more information at http://www.bragannarbor.com/rh_remodelers_cl.cfm

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  • 1. Directory 2013 Remodelers, Trade Contractors, Services, and SuppliersWashtenaw Remodelers CouncilBRAGAnnArbor.com

2. Insist on yourself, never imitate Ralph Waldo EmersonDesign / Build / Remodel734.995.0077Fine Homebuilding and Remodeling Specialists custom-designbuild.com 3. Washtenaw Remodelers Council2013 WRC Directory Remodelers Home Tour: September 27 - 29....... 5 Selecting the Right Remodeler For You.............. 6 . Remodelers.................................................... 8 Trade Contractors, Services & Suppliers.......... 25 . Parade of Homes: June 20 - 23...................... 36BRAGAnnArbor.com This directory is produced by the Washtenaw Remodelers Council of the Builders & Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor. For additional copies, project planning tools, a searchable directory and more visit BRAGAnnArbor.com or call us at 734-996-0100. Our office is located at 179 Little Lake Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Cover Project by: JDG Creations, Inc. Photo by: Chris Amos Photographywww.BRAGAnnArbor.com - Your Remodeling ResourcePage 4. The WRC Mission Statement The remodeler, trade contractor, service and supplier members of the Washtenaw Remodelers Council are dedicated to promoting professionalism and integrity within the home remodeling industry. The Washtenaw Remodelers Council, affiliated with the Builders & Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor, provides services, education, and information to its members and the community. For your next remodeling project make sure you hire a licensed professional of the WRC.Washtenaw Remodelers Council Your resource for a professional remodeler.2013 Washtenaw Remodelers Council Board of Directors Chairman James Trumble Second Edition, Inc. www.SecondEditionInc.comVice Chairman Steve DiGiuseppe Tandem Tile and Stone, LLC www.TandemTile.comDirectors Joe Antis The Perkins Construction Co. www.PerkinsConstruction.netGreg Mazzie Window Genie www.WindowGenie.comKirk Brandon Meadowlark Builders, LLC www.MeadowlarkBuilders.comJeff Morris Call Your Help Desk www.CallYourHelpDesk.comKeith Fineberg KSF Architects www.KSFArchitects.comDavid Parker Wahoo Walls www.WahooWalls.comDavid Haig D. A. Haig Construction, LLC www.HaigRemodeling.comGlenn Stockdale G & K Floor Covering www.GKFloors.comJarrod Hendrickson IronWoodStone, LLC www.IronWoodStoneDesign.com Page 2013 Washtenaw Remodelers Council Directory 5. Remodeling? Save the dates!September 27 - 29, 2013 Tour an inspiring variety of beautifully remodeled homes. Meet local remodelers and start planning your own projects! The 24th AnnualREMODELERSHOME TOUR Presented byWashtenaw Remodelers CouncilJoin our email list for FREE ticket offers, browse our Tour homes archives, and find many more remodeling resources online atBRAGAnnArbor.com www.BRAGAnnArbor.com - Your Remodeling ResourcePage 6. 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, books, and web sites that show things that you like. Its 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 & Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor and the Washtenaw Remodelers Council. 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 at least three 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? (continued on next page) Page 2013 Washtenaw Remodelers Council Directory 7. Selecting the Right Remodeler For You (continued from previous page) This and similar organizations help to keep their members informed about new products, construction techniques, business practices, and industry issues. Participation demonstrates a remodelers 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 the remodeler maintain a neat jobsite, and clean up regularly? Did the remodeler haul away debris in a timely manner? Did the remodeler order materials in a timely manner so that your job could be started and completed on time and within budget? Did you find the remodeler easy to work with? Did the remodeler keep you informed as the job progressed? 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? For more detailed information to help you plan get started on your remodeling project, visit www.BRAGAnnArbor.com or call the BRAG Ann Arbor office at 734-996-0100.www.BRAGAnnArbor.com - Your Remodeling ResourcePage 8. REMODELERSREMODELERSAcheson Builders, Inc. 1483 Newport Road Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734/668-1940 Email: info@achesonbuilders.com www.achesonbuilders.com James Acheson, CGR, CGB, CAPS Acheson Builders is a family focused, relationship-based remodeling firm who employs a team of skilled professionals, passionately helping families realize their homes true potential, making it their favorite place to be. See our ad on page 24. Active One Construction Company, Inc. 204 West Michigan Avenue Saline, MI 48176 734/944-1444 Email: activeone@activeoneconstruction.com www.activeoneconstruction.com Rocky & Michelle Bond Your Complete Home Improvement Center for over 24 years, Windows, Siding, Roofing, Kitchens, Baths, Interior and Exterior Painting. Ann Arbors only Authorized Marvin Window Installer.Page AEJ Builders, LLC 217 Buena Vista Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734/707-1410 Email: info@AEJbuilders.com www.AEJbuilders.com Jon House Custom residential building and remodeling with a design emphasis on your familys lifestyle and needs. Alpha Remodeling 6921 Jackson Road, Suite 100 Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734/769-1900 Email: info@alpharemodeling.com www.alpharemodeling.com and www.alphabasementfinishing.com Allan Lutes, GMB, CGR, CR, GRI, CGP Jeff Martin, CAPS Top 500 U. S. Remodeler for past 13 years. Delivering excellence in design and construction of large and small projects for 24 years. Free consultation.2013 Washtenaw Remodelers Council Directory 9. REMODELERS Bob Behnke Company Design Build, Inc. 4975 Hobbiton Lane Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734/665-2826 Email: bbehnkeco@aol.com Douglas Behnke, Richard Behnke, Jennifer Behnke Over 30 years of experience, specializing in additions, kitchens, bathrooms, replacement windows, residential elevators and chairlifts and other home improvements. Quality service that you can trust. See our ad on page 18.Brian Robards Custom Homes, Inc. 7643 W. Liberty Road Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734/623-8030 Email: BRHomes@msn.com www.BrianRobardsCustomHomes.com Brian Robards, CGP Holding the reputation as one of this areas premier builders. Specializing in custom homes, renovations and additions. Personally dedicated in offering our clients exceptional service, trust and quality - in every detail - from start to finish. See our ad on page 23.Bredernitz Professional Services, Inc. 2114 Windmill Way Saline, MI 48176 734/646-8626 Email: Steve@bpsinc-remodel.com www.bpsinc-remodel.com Steve Bredernitz, CAPS, CGP, RRP Offering you outstanding home improvement, maintenance, and repair services. Our professionalism, attention to details, cleanliness, and reasonable prices is what sets us apart from the rest. Call today for your next project. See our ad on page 22.Building Services Unlimited, Inc. 524 Hunt Place Ypsilanti, MI 48198 734/961-7120 - Office 734/476-4568 - Cell Email: mike@BSUinc.net www.BSUinc.net Michael Forner, CGR, GMB Client referrals come to us to avoid remodeling nightmares. Customers are pleased with our no-pressure approach and professionalism that fosters trust and comfort throughout the job. Worried about selecting the right contractor?www.BRAGAnnArbor.com - Your Remodeling ResourcePage 10. REMODELERS Cardea Construction Company 210 Little Lake Drive, Suite #12 Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734/665-0234 Email: info@cardeaconstruction.com www.cardeaconstruction.com Patricia Harroun, CGR, CAPS, CGP More than just award-winning, our home improvement projects are tailor made to fulfill your needs. With over 25 years experience, we are your complete remodeling resource. See our ad on the back cover. Chizek Builders 5135 Scio Church Road Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734/662-9555 Email: bob@chizekbuilders.com www.chizekbuilders.com Robert N. Chizek Three generations of experience in providing custom homes, additions, residential-commercial