Category: Custom Homes

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Processing the Process (and wondering if we’re lost?)

By: Katie MacGillivray In America, we’re used to going to a store to look at options, pick and purchase the item(s), and be done — hopefully in 30 minutes or …

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Home Unplugged – Homes (and Clients) We Love Talking About!

Tucked away on a private wooded lot on a hillside, this Meadowlark custom home – simply named “Unplugged” – was designed and built to take advantage of the serenity of …

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What’s Up with Stairs?

Stairs . . . they’re both the bane of and the reason for a designer’s existence. Almost every project we work on has at least one set of them. Staircases …

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The Design/Build Process in a Simple Diagram

Meadowlark’s lead designer and sales manager Melissa Kennedy created this graphic to bring homeowners up to speed on what’s involved in a remodeling project. The diagram is broken up into …

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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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window-insulation

Construction on this Meadowlark house includes a different type of exterior wall construction—a thermal envelope. Why? Because this home is being built to meet the Passive House standard. What Is …

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Bringing it Home and Keeping it All in the Family

by Susan Christian We have stepped outside of our usual geographic area and headed north to Midland to help build a home that we are pretty darn excited about. As …

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Habitat for Humanity and Meadowlark Builders

By Minhee Choi I heard about Habitat for Humanity when I was very young, and have volunteered with them in a few different ways over the years. Whether it was …

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green-field

This home has earned the nickname “Green Country Ranch.” Depending on your particular inclinations, you can see it as a ranch house that is resource efficient, a country ranch that …

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Deep Green Home Rendering

Once again, we owe a big shoutout to Judy Rose at the Detroit Free Press for her wonderful article on the “Pushing the Envelope” home in this past Sunday’s Home …

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George Jetson Could Live Here

By Susan Christian Okay…so it’s not high up on a very tall pedestal with flying cars all around, but this house has technology in it that would make George Jetson …

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