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Pre-Construction Resource Guide


    Pre-Construction Resources




    Getting Ready For Your Project

    As you prepare to physically build or alter your space, we know that you will be moving, removing, purging and discarding. 

    Here's a resource guide to help you with all of your pre-construction preparations.


    Men on the Move

    6544 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, 734-913-9966

    Two Men and a Truck

    125 Dino Drive, Ann Arbor, 734-418-0575

    Handle with Care Moving Company

    4260 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, 734-677-2000


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    PODS Storage Solutions

    36501 Van Born Road Ste 110, Romulus, 855-706-4758


    10049 Harrison Road, Romulus, 877-627-8269

    U-Box Moving and Storage 

    3655 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, 734-994-1156


    Meadowlark is passionate about Building Better Futures.

    Please consider donating to the organizations below to avoid filling up our landfills with what someone else may consider a found treasure.

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    Habitat for Humanity Restore: 6241 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, 734-276-0599

    • Building materials + furnishings 
    • See websites for specifics

    Avalon Housing:  1327 Jones Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734-663-5858

    • Ann Arbor's non-profit organization that provides housing and furnishings for low-income families
    • Bedding, dressers, mattresses...etc, living room + dining room goods, wooden + sturdy hangers, cleaning supplies
    HouseN2Home:  5361 McAuley Dr. Suite 1125, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, contactus@houseN2home.org 

    • Furnishings (must send pictures for acceptance)
    • They do not take desks
    • See website for furniture details
    Kiwanis Sale:  100 N Staebler Rd Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, 734-368-9738

    • Toys, tools, linens, sporting goods, collectibles, antiques, kitchen goods
    SOS Community Services:  114 N River St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, 734-485-8730

    • Based in Ypsilanti and their focus is homelessness
    • Personal care, food pantry, first aid items
    Ann Arbor Thrift Shop:  3500 Washtenaw Ave K, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734-662-6771

    • Mission: Emergency social service aid through Ann Arbor Community 
    • Housewares, china, linen, books, home decor, surface decorations
    PTO Thrift Shop:  2280 S Industrial Hwy, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734-996-9155

    • Mission: Non-profit that funds Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Clothing and Furniture in good shape
    • They will pick up large furniture (quantity and/or size) donations
    Scrap Creative Reuse:  4567 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, 734-800-4137

    • Mission:  to inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community
    • Craft items and leftover materials (fabric, gift bags, thread, yarn, crafting supplies)

    Humane Society of Huron Valley 3100 Cherry Hill Rd,  Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734-662-5585

    • Mission: to improve and save lives through compassionate care, community engagement, and advocacy for animals. 
    • Gently used or new bath towels (but no hand towels),  small blankets, and pet beds that can be laundered in a normal washing machine.