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Remodeling in Phases - The Beauty of Master Planning

You know you need to make some changes in your home but the thought of all the planning, the construction process, the overwhelming decisions, not to mention the cost just …

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One-Room Schoolhouse Restoration

Restoring a Historic One-Room Schoolhouse in Ann Arbor Drive by Meadowlark’s offices at 3250 West Liberty Road, and you can see the nearly complete exterior renovation of the former Arabelle Wagner School, …

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home office study

Easy tips for staging your home First and foremost let me be clear: I am not an interior designer, nor do I have any credentials that would lead anyone to …

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Farmhouse Style

Farmhouse Style and the Mudroom The big draw with farmhouse style is its simple and functional design. As one would guess, farmhouse style is inspired by the lifestyle of a …

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Bidet

Bidets increasingly popular in master bath remodels Master bathroom remodels have been a Meadowlark specialty since the economy started an upswing a couple years ago. Homeowners’ master bathroom requests tend to …

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technology-free contemporary living space

Homeowners going technology-free in shared living spaces The future is here … at least the future as depicted in the 1989 hit film Back to the Future Part II. In the …

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New home, home ownership, Habitat for Humanity

Grateful for those who serve At Meadowlark, we’re grateful for being welcomed into so many people’s lives to transform their homes or build new ones. With Thanksgiving approaching, we remember …

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Shades of Green Building

Shades of Green Building So, what does “green” mean to you? It’s a question that I’ve been asking around the office for a few months now. It sounds like an …

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Now what are they doing with the roof – solar shingles?

How many of you have driven by our offices at 3250 West Liberty in Ann Arbor and wondered “now what are they doing with the roof?” We have had a busy …

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Pantheon Rome Italy

Iconic Images of Italy Since I’ve recently started working among architects and designers, I’ve started to notice and care about architecture in ways I hadn’t before. I find myself wondering …

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Globe Theatre

A Blast from the Architectural Past Meadowlark is exploring the world! I recently returned from a trip to the United Kingdom, where the landscapes and wide architectural styles thoroughly satisfied …

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Couple on couch looking at computer.

Implementing ideas takes a great deal of communication. Communication takes time. Communication takes thought. Communication takes compromise. Communication takes emotions. A home remodeling project is just this – a full …

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